Ink Stains 15: Fantastic Fanzine 12

Gary Groth is known as a lightning rod in the comics community, and was the editor and guiding light of The Comics Journal for many years…but he had to start somewhere, and Fantastic Fanzine is that somewhere! Fantastic F...
by kenmeyerjr
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Ink Stains 17: Graphic Illusions

Sometimes the best art comes in small – or in this case, thin – publications. Graphic Illusions boasted some pretty big name artists in its only issue. Graphic Illusions, Summer 1971 Editor and Publisher: Rob Gustav...
by kenmeyerjr
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Ink Stains 2: Squa Tront 2

Squa Tront 2 (September 1968) Publisher: Jerry Weist Squa Tront was one of the first fanzines dedicated to the creators and memory of EC Comics (a few others being Witzend and Spa Fon). Publisher Jerry Weist proudly displayed s...
by kenmeyerjr
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$5,000,000 Comic for Sale?

A few months ago we reported on the $1,500,000 sale of Action Comics #1. That was the most anyone has ever paid for a comic book, it is the record holder. However, Action #1’s spot at the top of the comic book sales world...
by Eli
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Retroactive Continuity: The Cursed Character?

Welcome to Retroactive Continuity!  In this column, every other Friday I’ll be highlighting odd events in comics history, publication oddities, strange synchronicities, and reviews of older story arcs to round things off...
by Tom
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays

Welcome to From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! With this week’s run down we’ll look at Mickey Mouse and Friends#296 and #297, Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam! #5-10 and the ’41 Movie Serial The Adventures...
by Drew
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Sequential History: Comics Code Authority

Welcome to the first Sequential History! In this bi-monthly column I’ll focus on the history of comics. Our first adventure into history takes us back to the 1950s, for a look at the birth of the Comics Code Authority. No...
by Eli
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Action Comics #1 sells for $1,000,000

This past Monday a copy of Action Comics #1 sold at auction for $1,000,000. That’s ONE MILLION DOLLARS!. ComicConnect.com auctioned this rare book, which will be on display at its New York City location for the media to v...
by Eli
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It’s A Boys’ Life

Like anything in the world of art, there are these little hidden gems we find on occasion. John Lennon covering a song by Buddy Holly, Quentin Tarantino playing a cameo in a Takashi Miike film, and for comic-art it’s the ...
by Drew
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Dark Horse Reviews: Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom #1

Dr. Solar, Man of the Atom #1 Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Writer: Jim Shooter Artist: Dennis Calero Cover Artists: Michael Komarck, Dennis Calero Plain and simple: Dr. Solar rocks, period. I was a little nervous about this tit...
by Drew
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Christmas Cover Bonanza: Day II

Happy Holidays everyone! With Christmas Day this Friday, we here at ComicAttack.net thought it would be cool to spread a little Christmas cheer to you all out there in internet land! Every day through to the 26th we’ll po...
by Andy
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Dynamite Reviews: Lord Of The Jungle #1

Lord Of  The Jungle #1 Publisher: Dynamite Writer: Arvid Nelson Art: Roberto Castro Covers By: Alex Ross, Ryan Sook, Paul Renaud, and Lucio Parrillo When I saw on my iPad that Dynamite finally released issue #1 of Lord Of The...
by Drew
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