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Retro TNU: Marvel's Coolometer

By the summer of 1991, I was an avid comic book reader and had a decent collection of my own. It didn’t matter if it was a Marvel or a DC book, I was into both, and I got my hands on as many comics as I possible could. 318 more words


Hey, would you like to buy a monkey?

Forget the soap that turned your enemies’ hands black. Never mind the whooping cushions. Pay no attention to the onion flavored chewing gum. And don’t even bring up the X-Ray specs. 197 more words

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Mysteries Of The Van Dyke

When I was a kid the back cover of every comic book — whether it be Richie Rich, Scrooge McDuck, or Superman — had the same set of yellow-colored ads.  437 more words