Ink Stains 25: 1970 Jim Steranko Portfolio

The ultimate stylist. Magician, designer, illustrator, painter, writer, and all around coolest man in comics. Jim Steranko. It’s all Jim, all the time…50 pages worth! Jim Steranko Portfolio, 1970 Editor and publishe...
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Ink Stains 42: The Collector times 5!

What could be better than an Ink Stains devoted to The Collector? An Ink Stains devoted to FIVE issues of The Collector! The Collector 16, 17, 18, 19, 21; 1969-1971 Editor/Publisher, Bill G. Wilson The Collector, as Ink Stains ...
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Ink Stains 12: The Star Slayers

Galactic Heroes! Planet-shattering battles! Epic frontiers! The Star Slayers! All this in a 13 issue series, produced every three weeks, by fanzine kingpin/writer Matt Bucher and multiple artists, including yours truly! The Sta...
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Ink Stains 74: Trumpet 11

  What’s that I hear? It’s Trumpet issue 11! Trumpet 11: 1974 Editors: Tom Reamy, Alex Eisenstein, Ken Keller   Trumpet was one of those classy fanzines I just missed out on. I was vaguely aware of it, but...
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Ink Stains 50: Comic Crusader 11 and 12

  Martin L. Greim published one of the most consistent and longest running fanzines, Comic Crusader! A double shot this installment, issues 11 and 12! Comic Crusader 11, 12, 1971, 1972 Publisher and Editor: Martin L. Greim...
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Ink Stains 49: This is Legend 1

Want to see early Wrightson, Kaluta, and more? This is Legend gives it to you! This is Legend 1: 1970 Editor/Publisher: Richard L. Jennings With a name like This is Legend, you had better be sure you have the ammo to back up th...
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Ink Stains 64: Word Balloons 1

In the fanzine world, Gary Groth is known for Fantastic Fanzine, but don’t forget Word Balloons! Word Balloons 1, March, 1974 Editor and Publisher: Gary Groth Those of you that are old codgers like myself, or that follow ...
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Ink Stains 43: FOOM 1-3

“Greetings O Seeker of Truth, thou has found thy true Nirvana!” Thus began Stan Lee’s purple pronouncement and Foom, issues 1-3! FOOM issues 1-3: 1973 Marvel Comics Above you see the first three covers of the ...
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Ink Stains 51: Robert Kline

It’s a Robert Kline special this month! In this installment, you will see a dozen or so images you will not have seen anywhere else! Robert Kline Special Because of an overload of current work, I don’t have the time...
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Ink Stains 48: Anomaly 2

Jan Strnad, Richard Corben, and Robert Kline bring you the anomaly of a fanzine…ANOMALY 2! Anomaly 2: 1970 Editor and Publisher, Jan Strnad You have seen Jan Strnad’s wonderful Anomaly fanzine profiled already twice...
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Ink Stains 67a: Chronicle 1

  George S. Breo produced a real quality fanzine back in the early seventies called Chronicle.┬áHis zine featured early work by Byrne, Sakai, Chuck Dixon, and others. Let’s see issue one! Chronicle 1: 1972 Publisher/...
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Ink Stains 20a: I Will Be Back!

Hello everyone. I wanted to give everyone kind enough to follow this column a heads up. This week’s installment will be delayed another 7 days due to some events I have to handle here at home. I have a couple of great ...
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