Have you stumbled upon this amazing package at the grocery store yet? I honestly don't know why vintage Marvel artwork is being used for this box art but it certainly caught my eye! Among all the Photoshopped Avengers: Age of Ultron cereal boxes and potato chip bags, this beacon of retro goodness shines bright. The box art is like cracking open an old Marvel specialty … [Read more...] about Retro Marvel Chewy Granola Bars are Sweet!
On Saturday morning, I rolled up to the a local church sale to find 120+ people lined up, waiting for the doors to open. I almost left right then and there, but I didn't know of any other big sales, so I got in line. By the time I made it into the church, about a dozen people had made their way to the toy tables. They were all starting at the front, so I decided those front … [Read more...] about Yard sale finds – LEGO and comic books!
A CGC-graded 9.0 copy of Action Comics #1 is up for bid on eBay this week. If you plan to buy it, please do me a favor and click through my affiliate link here. Thanks in advance. … [Read more...] about Action Comics #1, CGC 9.0 on eBay!
Now this is cool. The original artwork featuring the first ever appearance of Wolverine, by artist Herb Trimpe, on the final page of The Incredible Hulk #180 (1974), arguably the most important debut of a comic book character in the last 40 years is up for bid at Heritage Auctions. “This is indisputably one of the most significant pieces of original comic art to ever … [Read more...] about Original artwork of the first appearance of Wolverine up for bid at Heritage Auctions
The earliest Superman cover art known to exist – Fred Guardineer’s thrilling visage of the Man of Steel from Action Comics #15 – may bring $200,000+ in Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 20-22 Vintage Comics Signature® Auction in New York. The rare work joins nearly 1,200 lots, including two Silver Age milestones: Amazing Fantasy #15 – the first appearance of Spider-Man – in 9.0 grade by … [Read more...] about Earliest Superman cover art known to exist is up for bid at Heritage Auctions
While cleaning out the basement over the holiday break, I came across a milk crate full of items saved from my childhood -- pretty much all that survived my formative years. I was a conflicted child -- raised as a Cowboys fan but then moved to the D.C. suburbs and convinced that the Skins were THE team. Remember when it cost just $15 to see an NFL game? I wasn't … [Read more...] about My life in a milk crate
If you know me, you know my love for the Western genre, and the results from this week were some of my favorites from the League so far. The topic was "Cowboys" and here's the weekly roundup: Fortune and Glory (Days) Shezcrafti Branded in the 80's Monster Cafe Goodwill Hunting 4 Geeks Rediscover the 80's Flashlights are Something to Eat That … [Read more...] about The League has spoken: Cowboys
Last week's topic was a little vague, and the vagueness continues this week! This week's assignment from the League of Extraordinary Bloggers, if you're man (or woman) enough to accept it: – “Cowboys.” — Are you starting to see a theme here? Stick with it this month and I think you'll be happy with the results. Once you put up a post on your site add a comment … [Read more...] about This week’s assignment from the League: Cowboys