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by alanultron5
06 Dec 2016, 15:07
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
Replies: 7203
Views: 812193

Re: What comics did you buy today?

Upgraded on a batch of July - Dec 1967 Sparky's. These were best condition one's I've come across since UK Comics member `Steve Zodiac` sold me a batch of pristine 1965 one's. You rarely see them in such fine condition as this.
by alanultron5
06 Dec 2016, 11:07
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Recommended Comics Documentaries
Replies: 16
Views: 6484

Re: Recommended Comics Documentaries

Good for him! Nice to know there are some that don't want their faces on TV!
by alanultron5
02 Dec 2016, 15:17
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Recommended Comics Documentaries
Replies: 16
Views: 6484

Re: Recommended Comics Documentaries

The Jonathon Ross/Ditko documentary, I feel is decent enough except that Ditko wouldn't appear on camera! Personally, I felt that Ross dwelt too much on Spider Man with barely a word about Steve's work on `Dr Strange` which stretched him more as an artist in my view.
by alanultron5
30 Nov 2016, 14:02
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Recommended Comics Documentaries
Replies: 16
Views: 6484

Re: Recommended Comics Documentaries

The Comics Brittania was repeated and I have both versions! The repeat gave a closing tribute to the fellow who wore the Deerstalker hat who had sadly passed away just after he contributed to the first documentary (Was he Ian Grey?)
by alanultron5
21 Nov 2016, 15:54
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: WHY DID `ODHAM'S FAIL?
Replies: 23
Views: 9460

Re: WHY DID `ODHAM'S FAIL?

Just to add- similar to Lew; I thought "Moon Madness" and "Legend Testers" were as good as it gets for UK adventure strips. I quite liked "Two Faces of Janus" as well! I just adored the fun strip "Dare-A-Day Davy" where Ken Reid really shone! Ken also transformed "The Nervs" strip, really making it ...
by alanultron5
21 Nov 2016, 15:24
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: WHY DID `ODHAM'S FAIL?
Replies: 23
Views: 9460

Re: WHY DID `ODHAM'S FAIL?

Thanks for such great input everyone! I could only afford `Pow` `Terrific`and `Fantastic` late 67 and when Fantastic swallowed Terrific, I was able to get Smash! Really sad when Fantastic bit the dust! I followed Smash even after its changeover in March 69! Harking back to Fantastic; by its closing ...
by alanultron5
18 Nov 2016, 15:41
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: WHY DID `ODHAM'S FAIL?
Replies: 23
Views: 9460

WHY DID `ODHAM'S FAIL?

If, like me, you fondly recall the days of the `Odham's` groups comics - namely `WHAM` `POW` `SMASH` TERRIFIC` and `FANTASTIC` . It came as quite a shock through 1968 that they finished so quickly. At one point in 1967 the five titles were on sale- but by Nov 1968 just `SMASH` incorporating `POW` an...
by alanultron5
16 Nov 2016, 14:35
Forum: Non-comics discussion
Topic: Donald Trump/'Bad Bob Booth'
Replies: 29
Views: 47263

Re: Donald Trump/'Bad Bob Booth'

He'll find it more difficult to throw out personal abuse now- because he's now President Elect soon President! Nixon called those students killed at Kent State "Bums" and it rebounded on him! Trump amended his comments about the street protesters after his first tirade! As a private businessman `att...
by alanultron5
15 Nov 2016, 15:41
Forum: Non-comics discussion
Topic: Donald Trump/'Bad Bob Booth'
Replies: 29
Views: 47263

Re: Donald Trump/'Bad Bob Booth'

Anyone remember that Nixon sent in the State Troopers on `Kent State` university in 1970- and look what happened there!

I'm unapologetic about voting for `out of Europe` Glad to have done so - and I voted to stay in in 75!
by alanultron5
14 Nov 2016, 15:42
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
Replies: 7203
Views: 812193

Re: What comics did you buy today?

Got a gorgeous copy of `Sparky` issue 74 from 1966. Already had copy- but this one was near mint!! Worth getting!
by alanultron5
14 Nov 2016, 15:41
Forum: Non-comics discussion
Topic: Donald Trump/'Bad Bob Booth'
Replies: 29
Views: 47263

Re: Donald Trump/'Bad Bob Booth'

Barry Goldwater would have been a lot worse back in `64`. Anyhow; I voted for Brexit- so i'm used to this kind of thing! The EU is a far bigger threat in my opinion!
by alanultron5
03 Nov 2016, 11:24
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
Replies: 7203
Views: 812193

Re: What comics did you buy today?

At the moment- i'm after some of the later copies of `FANTASTIC` Nos 84, 86/7/8 In some ways- though only b/w the artwork looked better than US originals because pages were larger. Example is Fantastic no 73, the large `Dr Strange` 2 pager! Looks great!
by alanultron5
14 Sep 2016, 13:16
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Rebellion acquire Egmont's archive of strips and characters
Replies: 189
Views: 35185

Re: Rebellion acquire Egmont's archive of strips and charact

Very much agree! I have some 2nd copies of my collection but I keep them to read! Yep! :)
by alanultron5
12 Aug 2016, 15:02
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
Replies: 7203
Views: 812193

Re: What comics did you buy today?

Got a few `Back-up` Sparky's! Chap selling lots of them recently on E.bay. Blaing (Bruce) won some too!
by alanultron5
05 Aug 2016, 14:34
Forum: Retired DCT titles
Topic: Sparky 1965 to 1973
Replies: 96
Views: 58544

Re: Sparky 1965 to 1973

Thanks Digi! Snip & Snap were a rather overlooked `Gem` in Spaky's history- hence my highlighting them in the file!