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Back Issue #96 June 2017 (magazine review).

May 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Back Issue #96 June 2017 (magazine review).

This issue of ‘Back Issue’ is devoted to the sixty issues of ‘Marvel Fanfare’. In his interview, Al ‘Editori-Al’ Milgrom explains how it came to be. Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter at the time explained to Milgrom that they advertising money wasn’t going to production so a direct distribution comic was possible without adverts, so they went […]

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Back Issue # 95 April 2017 (magazine review).

March 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Back Issue # 95 April 2017 (magazine review).

This specific issue of ‘Back issue’ is devoted to ‘creatures of the night’ on the cover although this is a wide brief or why include Marc Spector aka Moon Knight for its opening volley cos he’s hardly a creature. Here we have an intensive interview with his creator/writer Doug Moench and artist for much of […]

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Back Issue # 92 October 2016 (magazine review).

October 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Back Issue # 92 October 2016 (magazine review).

If you read the top headline on Back Issue # 92’s cover, you will see it is called the ‘Bronze Age Halloween Issue’. If you’re going to buy and be ready to read on the 31st October, then this review has to be on-line a few weeks earlier than that so you can buy your […]

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Back Issue # 88 May 2016 (magazine review).

April 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Back Issue # 88 May 2016 (magazine review).

Back Issue # 88 gets right down to business as publisher John Morrow starts off with a examination of the advertising promotion that DC failed to deliver when Jack Kirby went to work for them after Marvel. His analysis is very good and I suspect in more modern times, would have spread about where to […]

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Back Issue # 68 (magazine review).

May 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Back Issue # 68 (magazine review).

Although I’ve nearly completed my whistle-stop tour of ‘Legion Of Super-Heroes’ material outstanding since DC Comics have removed them from their titles. I thought it was about time I had a look at TwoMorrows’ magazine Back Issue # 68 that gave all its attention to the 30th century from the 1970s-80s, although there is some […]

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Back Issue # 72 (magazine review).

August 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Back Issue # 72 (magazine review).

As you should be able to tell from the cover of the May 2014 edition of Back Issue # 72, this edition is about comicbook robots, although it is bulked out by also covering cyborgs. Not comprehensive but editor Mike Eury points out the other ‘Back Issue’ issues you need to pick up, most available […]

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