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MARCH 2017

 

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DECEMBER 2016

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #77
LATE NOVEMBER 2016

             

THE SIDEKICK WHO CAME IN
FROM THE COLD WAR

THE WINTER SOLDIER
(PART TWO)

 

THE SIDEKICK WHO CAME IN
FROM THE COLD WAR

THE WINTER SOLDIER
(PART ONE)

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #524
(MARCH 1983)

ENTER THE CROC
EXIT THE SQUID

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #513
(APRIL 1982)

TWO-FACE SEES HIS FROWN
BATMAN TAKES HIM DOWN

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #76
EARLY NOVEMBER 2016

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #75
OCTOBER 2016

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #74
SEPTEMBER 2016

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #73
JULY/AUGUST 2016

             

BATMAN #346
(APRIL 1982)

TWO-FACE IS ON THE DOUBLE
BATMAN FACES TROUBLE

 

MEET THE MAD HATTER:

DETECTIVE COMICS
#510

(JANUARY 1982)

 

GENE COLAN

SEEING COMICS AS IF THEY WERE MOVIES

 

MARVEL UK

SUPER SPIDER-MAN
AND CAPTAIN BRITAIN #244

(OCTOBER 1977)

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #72
JUNE 2016

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #71
MAY 2016

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #70
APRIL 2016

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #69
MARCH 2016

             

DETECTIVE COMICS #311
(JANUARY 1963)

BATMAN & ROBIN FACE THE

"CHALLENGE OF THE CAT-MAN!"

 

MARVEL UK

INSIDE
SUPER SPIDER-MAN
WITH THE SUPER-HEROES
#190

(SEPTEMBER 1976)

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #519
(OCTOBER 1982)

BATMAN TAKES TO THE SKY
KUPPERBERG & CONWAY DIP TO THE PAST
(Part Two)

 

BATMAN #352
(OCTOBER 1982)

BATMAN TAKES TO THE SKY
KUPPERBERG & CONWAY DIP TO THE PAST
(Part One)

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #68
FEBRUARY 2016

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #67
JANUARY 2016

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #66
DECEMBER 2015

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #65
NOVEMBER 2015

             

MARVEL UK

INSIDE
DRACULA LIVES #58

(NOVEMBER 1975)

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #511
(FEBRUARY 1982)

BATMAN 'TWIXT REALITY AND ILLUSION - ADRIENNE ROY COLOURS THEM BOTH

 

MARVEL UK:

INSIDE
PLANET OF THE APES #102

(SEPTEMBER 1976)

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #522
(JANUARY 1983)

BATMAN TRAVELS TO TIBET
IRV NOVICK LETS IT SNOW

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #64
OCT 2015

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #63
SEPT 2015

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #62
AUG 2015

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #61
JULY 2015

             

MARVEL UK:

INSIDE
THE MIGHTY WORLD OF MARVEL #210

(OCTOBER 1976)

 

BATMAN #348
(JUNE 1982)

BATMAN RETURNS TO
THE BATCAVE
GERRY CONWAY HAS THE KEYS

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #508
(NOVEMBER 1981)

BATMAN TRAVELS TO EGYPT
DON NEWTON SETS THE SCENE

 

FOREIGN COMICS CORRESPONDENT: ICELAND
K”NGUL”ARMA–URINN
NR. 4 - 1989

BATMAN OG ROBIN
NR. 7 - 1990

 

  THOUGHT BALLOON #60
JUNE 2015

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #59
MAY 2015

 

  THOUGHT BALLOON #58
APR 2015

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #57
MAR 2015

             

"PENNY DREADFULS"
FROM THE STATES

THE SILVER & BRONZE AGE
BRITISH PENCE PRICE VARIANTS

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #66
(AUGUST 1942)

MEET "TWO-FACE"

 

MARVEL UK:

INSIDE THE AVENGERS #66
(DECEMBER 1974)

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #514

BATMAN'S LOST IN THE SNOW
LEN WEIN WARMS OUR HEARTS

             

THOUGHT BALLOON #56
FEB 2015

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #55
JAN 2015

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #54
DEC 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #53
DEC 2014

             

MARVEL UK:

INSIDE THE AVENGERS #65
(DECEMBER 1974)

 

THE BATMAN'S
CLASSIC VILLAINS:

PROFESSOR HUGO STRANGE

 

SPOTLIGHT ON

DETECTIVE COMICS #46
(DECEMBER 1940)

 

SPOTLIGHT ON

BATMAN #1
(SPRING 1940)

             

THOUGHT BALLOON #52
DEC 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #51
DEC 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #50
NOV 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #49
OCT 2014

             

SPOTLIGHT ON

DETECTIVE COMICS #36
(FEBRUARY 1940)

 

SPOTLIGHT ON

DETECTIVE COMICS #474
(DECEMBER 1977)

 

MARVEL UK:

INSIDE THE AVENGERS #28
(MARCH 1974)

 

MARVEL UK:

INSIDE THE TITANS #52
(OCTOBER 1976)

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #48
OCT 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #47
SEPT 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #46
SEPT 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #45
AUG 2014

             

BRAVE AND THE BOLD #146

BATMAN BRINGS DOWN A SPY
BOB HANEY THINKS UP A YARN

 

BATMAN #277

BATMAN GOES ON VACATION
ERNIE CHAN DOES THE JOB

 

DOCTOR DEATH:

THE BATMAN'S FIRST SUPER-VILLAIN

 

THE BATMAN -

YEAR ONE: 1939

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #44
JULY 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #43
JULY 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #42
JULY 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #41
JULY 2014

             

DAREDEVIL, MAN-THING & CAPTAIN AMERICA

INSIDE THE SEPTEMBER 1975 MARVEL MULTI-MAGS

 

COMIC PACKS:
THE STORY OF THE ORIGINAL
COMIC BOOK IN A BAG

MARVEL MULTI-MAGS

 

STORING COMIC BOOKS:

KEEP CALM AND KNOW THY ENEMY

 

SHAZAM, BATMAN AND SUPERMAN

INSIDE THE DC COMICS 1973 B-2 SUPER PAC

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #40
JUNE 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #39
JUNE 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #38
JUNE 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #37
JUNE 2014

             

BATMAN AND THE MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (Epilogue)

DETECTIVE COMICS #518

 

BATMAN AND THE MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (Part IV)

BATMAN #351

 

BATMAN AND THE MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (Part III)

DETECTIVE COMICS #517

 

BATMAN AND THE MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (Part II)

BATMAN #350

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #36
JUNE 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #35
MAY 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #34
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #33
APR 2014

             

BATMAN AND THE MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (Part I)

BATMAN #349

 

SWITZERLAND'S FIRST SUPERHERO COMIC BOOK:

TELL - THE LEGEND RETURNS (2010)

 

WHY ACTION COMICS #1 SELLS FOR 3.2 MILLION DOLLARS - AND YOUR COMICS ARE PROBABLY WORTHLESS

(DE-)CONSTRUCTING THE COMIC BOOK COLLECTOR'S MARKET

 

THE MAN OF STRAW - THE MASTER OF FEAR

SPOTLIGHT ON THE SCARECROW

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #32
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #31
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #30
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #29
APR 2014

             

KAMANDI, STRANGE ADVENTURES & SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN

INSIDE THE DC COMICS 1973 C-3 SUPER PAC

 

DETECTIVE COMICS, SUPERBOY &
ACTION COMICS

INSIDE THE DC COMICS 1972 D-12 SUPER PAC

 

DETECTIVE COMICS, STAR SPANGLED WAR STORIES & SUPERGIRL

INSIDE THE DC COMICS 1973 D-3 SUPER PAC

 

GHOSTS, WEIRD WESTERN TALES & WEIRD WORLDS

INSIDE THE DC COMICS 1972 A-12 SUPER PAC

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #28
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #27
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #26
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #25
APR 2014

             

BRAVE AND THE BOLD, MISTER MIRACLE & THE TEEN TITANS

INSIDE THE DC COMICS 1973 A-1 SUPER PAC

 

COMIC PACKS: THE STORY OF THE ORIGINAL COMIC BOOK IN A BAG

THE 1960s & 1970s

 

BRING ON THE BAD GUY

THE DAY STAN LEE MET FREDRIC WERTHAM - IN THE PAGES OF SUSPENSE #29

 

"HE WAS A PSYCHIATRIST - SO PEOPLE LISTENED"

FREDRIC WERTHAM'S PSYCHOPATHOLOGY OF COMIC BOOKS - LEADING THE ANTI-COMICS MOVEMENT OF THE LATE 1940s

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #24
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #23
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #22
APR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #21
APR 2014

             

STAN LEE PRESENTS ...

... "THE RED DEATH" IN CHAMBER OF DARKNESS #2

 

A PHOENIX BERSERK !

SPOTLIGHT ON THE FRANKENSTEIN MONSTER #17

 

HAUNTS OF HORROR OR TOMBS OF TORTURE ?

AMERICAN COMIC BOOKS AND THE HORROR GENRE 1939 - 1955

 

EERIE COMICS #1 (1947)

SPOTLIGHT ON THE FIRST AMERICAN HORROR COMIC BOOK

             

THOUGHT BALLOON #20
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #19
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #18
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #17
MAR 2014

             

THE TOMB OF DRACULA

SYNOPSIS & REVIEW - ISSUES 37-70

 

THE TOMB OF DRACULA

SYNOPSIS & REVIEW - ISSUES 31-36

 

THE TOMB OF DRACULA

SYNOPSIS & REVIEW - ISSUES 25-30

 

THE TOMB OF DRACULA

SYNOPSIS & REVIEW - ISSUES 19-24

             

THOUGHT BALLOON #16
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #15
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #14
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #13
MAR 2014

             

THE TOMB OF DRACULA

SYNOPSIS & REVIEW - ISSUES 13-18

 

THE TOMB OF DRACULA

SYNOPSIS & REVIEW - ISSUES 7-12

 

THE TOMB OF DRACULA

SYNOPSIS & REVIEW - ISSUES 1-6

 

INTO THE TOMB OF DRACULA

MARVEL'S MOST SUCCESSFUL HORROR TITLE - AND HOW IT CHANGED COMIC BOOKS

             

THOUGHT BALLOON #12
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #11
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #10
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #9
MAR 2014

             

MARVEL'S TRUE 1970s COLOURS

SPOTLIGHT ON MARVEL FIRSTS - THE 1970s

 

HOW TO SUCCEED AT TIME TRAVEL - AND TIME TRAVEL COMICS

SPOTLIGHT ON SECRET AVENGERS #20

  A VAMPIRE STALKS THE NIGHT !

SPOTLIGHT ON THE TOMB OF DRACULA #26

 

MARVEL'S MONSTER MASH
(PART TWO)

MARVEL'S BRONZE AGE STRUGGLE WITH THE FRANKENSTEIN MONSTER

             
THOUGHT BALLOON #8
MAR 2014
  THOUGHT BALLOON #7
MAR 2014
  THOUGHT BALLOON #6
MAR 2014
  THOUGHT BALLOON #5
MAR 2014
             

MARVEL'S MONSTER MASH
(PART ONE)

MARVEL'S BRONZE AGE STRUGGLE WITH THE FRANKENSTEIN MONSTER

 

SUPERHEROES FROM THE CRYPT

MARVEL'S BRONZE AGE WORLD OF HORROR

  MARVEL UK - THE MIGHTY WORLD OF BRITISH BRONZE AGE MARVEL

PART III: 1978 - 1979 / GOING TRULY BRITISH

 

MARVEL UK - THE MIGHTY WORLD OF BRITISH BRONZE AGE MARVEL

PART II: 1975 - 1977 / EXPANSION, MERGERS... AND CAPTAIN BRITAIN !

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #4
MAR 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #3
FEB 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #2
FEB 2014

 

THOUGHT BALLOON #1
FEB 2014

             

MARVEL UK - THE MIGHTY WORLD OF BRITISH BRONZE AGE MARVEL

PART I: 1972 - 1974 / SETTING UP MARVEL UK

 

FLASHBACK: BACK TO THE FUTURE IN 32 YEARS

FROM BATMAN #315 TO BATMAN #1

 

FLASHBACK: WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES...
NOT TO MENTION MINUS 108,000 COPIES SOLD

FROM DOCTOR STRANGE #52 TO DOCTOR STRANGE: FROM THE MARVEL VAULT #1

 

FLASHBACK: WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES...
NOT TO MENTION 33 YEARS

FAST FORWARD FROM FANTASTIC FOUR #186 TO FANTASTIC FOUR #580

 

 

 

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