Quiver, mortals! It's time to cower once more before the raging power of nostalgia - because it's time for Part Two of my random look back at various comics I used to own when I was barely more than knee-high to a Kurrgo.
It's one of my childhood faves, as Superboy re-encounters a child genius with a knack for landing him in trouble.
I recall nothing of this book's contents. I do however still dig that cover.
But just what is the way in which the Flash dies?
Purchased from an indoor market in Blackpool, in the summer of 1972, this was one of the first American comics I ever owned.
As you can guess, it has the Angel vs Red Raven, as they meet in the latter's city in the clouds.
Yet another of my very earliest American comics, as Cap and Falc come up against a scientist who turns himself into a talking gorilla.
The gorilla was fine but I remember being most taken at the time by the colour scheme of Cap's costume.
A comic strip artist inadvertently creates a winged bad guy who I seem to recollect has plans to conquer the world.
Exactly how it all plays out, I don't remember. Did the artist foil the villain's mighty plans by erasing him/redrawing him/spilling ink over the paper he'd originally been drawn on?
The Phantom Stranger meets Frankenstein's monster.
Despite my lack of enthusiasm for DC's take on the monster, I do remember enjoying this one.
I seem to recall there being some sort of demonic possession thing going on and some typically rugged artwork by Jim Aparo inside.
I believe the cover to be by Mike Kaluta.
I'm pretty sure this is the first colour Conan comic I ever owned, as our hero comes up against a gold statue of a scorpion that inconveniently comes to life.
The cover's always driven me up the wall. I'm convinced John Buscema borrowed Conan's pose from a Jack Kirby panel but I've never been able to work out in which comic that panel first appeared.
Hooray! Marvel's reprint mag gives us Kraa, who I seem to recall being surprisingly helpful in a crisis and coming to a sad end.
Poor old Kraa.
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