Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Cover of the Day: Marvel's Greatest Comics 24!


1960s FF Cartoon: The Mysterious Molecule Man!

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Fantastic Four Try-Out Page by John Byrne!

fantastic four by john byrne

Just in case anyone hasn't seen this yet... I know all of these pages were printed in an issue of Comics Interview...

Cover of the Day: Marvel's Greatest Comics 58!


Monday, September 28, 2009

Mighty Marvel Team-Up Thrillers!


Yep, Ben's there, fighting the Hulk... because, y'know, when you're doing a team-up or battle trade paperback, you've got to have a Thing-Hulk story in there...

Cover of the Day: Marvel's Greatest Comics 54!


Saturday, September 26, 2009

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Monday, September 21, 2009

1980s Marvel Videos!


These were cool videos, although a bit overpriced, if I recall. The FF episodes that appeared on some of these were from the series with Herbie. The other Marvel toons (other than Spider-Man and Spider-Woman) were from the 1960s Grantway-Lawrence syndicated stuff. The Spider-Woman was, of course, from her own series. Any tapes that led off with a Spidey cartoon were (I believe) from a short-lived Spidey series from the 1980s that had limited syndication. All these tapes were backed up with a 1960s Spidey episode.

Cover of the Day: Marvel's Greatest Comics 33!


Sunday, September 20, 2009

Marvelous World of Icarus Album - Back Side!


I know, I haven't showed the front side of this album yet... This seems to just be one of those weird things that you can't quite believe your eyes when you see it. I don't believe I've ever heard of this group, but apparently someone at Marvel thought they'd be big, and so okayed this bit of licensing!

Cover of the Day: Marvel's Greatest Comics 26!


Thursday, September 17, 2009

Fantastic Four Vending Machine Flicker Ring!


Wish I had a better photo of this, that showed both images!

Cover of the Day: Marvel's Greatest Comics 63!


I much preferred the coloring on the original comic!

Monday, September 14, 2009

Thing Argentina Soccer Standee!


Yes, it's another wonderfully weird Argentina item! These seem to pop up on eBay about every six or seven months.

Cover of the Day: Marvel Collector's Item Classics 13!


Sunday, September 13, 2009

Marvel Super-Heroes French Stamp Set!


At long last, here's a look at the inside of the box of this stamp set... and you can see Reed and Ben lurking there at the lower right-hand corner! Some day, I'll get the rest of the photos here!

Cover of the Day: Marvel Collector's Item Classics 12!


Thursday, September 10, 2009

Giant-Size FF (and others) House Ad!


I believe this house ad appeared at the bottom of the letter column page. This was published in the November, 1974 cover-dated Marvels.

Cover of the Day: Marvel Collectors' Item Classics 5!


Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Fantastic Four Sky Sleds Launcher!


It's so rare to see an FF rack toy... it's just too bad that when I do come across a photo of one, it's as lame as this is... but at least the card art's cool!

Cover of the Day: Marvel Collector's Item Classics 4!


Sunday, September 6, 2009

Cover of the Day: Fantastic Four Annual #2!


Marvel Super-Heroes See-A-Show Set!


Kenner's See-A-Show was intended to compete with the more popular View-Master. Instead of film and discs, the See-A-Show used cards that were printed on... and either the paper was thin enough to let light through, or the viewer was somehow configured to let light show on the cards.

As far as the stories themselves go, it pretty much followed the format of the Give-A-Show Projector, with seven pictures (way too often drawn or colored off-model), and the dialogue lettered at the top of the picture. If, by the time this post publishes, I've latched onto the FF one, I'll plug it in below here, as a YouTube video!

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Marvel's Greatest Superhero Battles Trade Paperback!


I'm not sure, but I may actually have this one... if I do, it's not handy right now, so I can't tell you which Thing-Hulk battle it is that's featured.

Cover of the Day: Fantastic Four Annual 11!


I believe this issue was part of a two-parter with Marvel Two-In-One, but I forget if it was an annual or just a regular issue!