« Home | Exhibition of the Alan Ford comic in Croatia » | ComicBook staff writer thinks its time for Batman ... » | Marvel's not represented well by mediocre artists » | CBR makes ambiguous statement about Arisia, and co... » | CTV News goes gushy over the casting for a Muslim ... » | Why does Newsarama think it's such a big deal whet... » | Master of Kung Fu is now subject to ghetto mentali... » | What does Ron Marz think of the news Donald Trump ... » | Aubrey Sitterson apologizes for his ill-advised po... » | More about Christian Cooper's ideologies in the Ha... » 

Friday, October 09, 2020 

Plattsburgh resident builds himself a sizable collection

The Plattsburgh Press-Republican interviewed a guy in New York who's got quite a comics collection accompanied by memorabilia, and I'm decidedly pleased by what he says was his first personal purchase:
Scott was fortunate to be able to snag firsthand pick of whatever comics came in.

“Spider-Man was the first one I bought for myself,” he said.

“That was the Amazing Spider-Man #120. It was a battle between Spider-Man and the Hulk.”

Marvel Comics published it May 1, 1973.

“In that title, they had an appearance of the Incredible Hulk in it. They started out in a little bit of a fight, but of course later on, they are on the same side. They are not enemies.”
I think that story took place in Quebec, Canada, and came shortly before Gwen Stacy's curtain call. And, as I'd said in an earlier post about a store manager who's a Spider-fan, I'm glad when something that isn't Batman is cited as a favorite, though again, I'll still be much happier if and when somebody comes along who can cite Superman as a great pastime to boot. For now, I am pleased that Spidey gets some attention, since Peter Parker's world doesn't emphasize what Bruce Wayne's does to the max, and, Spidey's world often employed much more sci-fi elements than Batman's does.

Labels: , , , ,

We Provide Local Packers And Movers Pune List for Get Best Price Quotes, Compare Charges, Save Money And Time, Top Household Shifting Services @ Packers And Movers Pune

Post a Comment

About me

  • I'm Avi Green
  • From Jerusalem, Israel
  • I was born in Pennsylvania in 1974, and moved to Israel in 1983. I also enjoyed reading a lot of comics when I was young, the first being Fantastic Four. I maintain a strong belief in the public's right to knowledge and accuracy in facts. I like to think of myself as a conservative-style version of Clark Kent. I don't expect to be perfect at the job, but I do my best.
My profile

Archives

Links

  • avigreen2002@yahoo.com
  • Fansites I Created

  • Hawkfan
  • The Greatest Thing on Earth!
  • The Outer Observatory
  • Earth's Mightiest Heroines
  • The Co-Stars Primer
  • Realtime Website Traffic

    Comic book websites (open menu)

    Comic book weblogs (open menu)

    Writers and Artists (open menu)

    Video commentators (open menu)

    Miscellanous links (open menu)

  • W3 Counter stats
  • Click here to see website statistics
  • blog directory Bloggeries Blog Directory Entertainment Blogs
    Entertainment blog TopOfBlogs View My Stats Blog Directory & Search engine blog directory eXTReMe Tracker Locations of visitors to this page  

    This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

    make money online blogger templates

Older Posts Newer Posts

The Four Color Media Monitor is powered by Blogspot and Gecko & Fly.
No part of the content or the blog may be reproduced without prior written permission.
Join the Google Adsense program and learn how to make money online.