Category: Mail Bag

Captain Marvel #2 – Mail Bag

Another lovely little low grade purchase, this time – Captain Marvel #2 from 1968! Mar-Vellous Volume one of Captain Marvel continues the story from Marvel Super-Heroes #13 with our hero battling the robotic Sentry. Issue one of the standalone series has Mar-Vell being victorious but comes to the attention of the Skrulls. Pondering what their

Mail Bag – Marvel Fanfare #12

One of the latest books I have picked up, as seen on the Mail Bag video on the Comic Deal YouTube channel was my attempt at a late stage “spec” or speculative buy. Marvel Fanfare #12 is the second appearance and first cover appearance of a character hinted at in the Black Widow movie trailer

Mail Bag – X-Men #1 (1991)

When you think about what comic book EVERYONE is going to have in their collection, books like X-Force #1, X-Men #1 etc. always spring to mind. Ironically, I have neither – or rather, had neither. As of last week, I officially purchased two copies of the hottest book from 1991, X-Men #1. Launched as a

Mail Bag – The Incredible Hulk #172

During one of my mail bag openings on the YouTube channel, I cracked open a low grade mini-grail of mine, Incredible Hulk #127. I have always been a huge fan of Juggernaut as a character, in all his iterations (yes, even Vinnie Jones..) so when the chance came up to purchase the closest thing I

Mail Bag – Cyborg Gerbils #1

I am a firm believer in making comic collecting fun and pleasurable. It can be an expensive hobby, so making sure you are having fun, enjoying your comics and being pleased with your purchases is paramount. Today, I received Trigon Comics Cyborg Gerbils #1. A lesser known British title that came out of the black

Mail Bag – Cadillacs and Dinosaurs #1

Comic collecting comes in many forms, and as previously pointed out, collecting what makes I love is definitely one of my favourite ways to approach the hobby. Nothing makes me happier than picking up a book from a lesser known franchise, one that has spawned cartoon series, video games, countless reprints etc. A franchise that