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Most unusual place you found a comic book!
« on: February 03, 2019, 06:29:00 AM »
Back in the 70's I went to a garage sale in my home town.
Bought some comic books just a few a dozen or so maybe.
Bunch of the normal stuff, Archies, etc.
Got home and was going through them.
Opened the Archie,
Inside was a coverless X-Men #2!
Someone had put an Archie cover over it!
Still have it in my collection to this day.

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Most unusual place you found a comic book!
« on: February 03, 2019, 06:29:00 AM »

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Re: Most unusual place you found a comic book!
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2019, 08:58:53 AM »
That's a very cool story Brian!
Nothing interesting this way has happened to me.

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Re: Most unusual place you found a comic book!
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2019, 05:44:11 PM »
In the 90's I found some Silver-Age Marvel comics in a used record store.
The store was really small and the comics were in a small box on the floor.
I got a Tales To Astonish #37 and an Amazing Adult Fantasy #7 for $3 a piece.
Unfortunately, I got greedy and sold the Amazing Adult Fantasy for over $100.  :(

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Re: Most unusual place you found a comic book!
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2019, 07:59:51 PM »
Wow, that's a nice return on your $3!
And you'll find a scan of it out there if you dig a little.  It might have even been reprinted by Marvel at some point.

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Re: Most unusual place you found a comic book!
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2019, 03:02:19 PM »
Wow, that's a nice return on your $3!
And you'll find a scan of it out there if you dig a little.  It might have even been reprinted by Marvel at some point.

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Yeah. I've seen a few sites listing unauthorized copyrighted material up into the modern releases. Eventually, I may replace the comic itself. I've got several other issues from the series including the popular last issue where they dropped the word "adult".  I'm trying to fill in what I'm missing from Tales to Astonish. I need about 25% of that run, but I'm a cheapskate. I'm targeting the VG/Fine range on a budget. A Jeffrey Lindsey asked me on Facebook if I knew of you. I can't remember why. It stemmed from discussions about my EC comics checklist online.

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Re: Most unusual place you found a comic book!
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2019, 07:28:35 AM »
Good luck on finding your missing books D.
Sure, Jeff is a very good friend of mine.

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Re: Most unusual place you found a comic book!
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2019, 06:34:01 PM »
Thanks. The good thing about not finding the books I want is that I end up with more money in savings. I'm staying in the game by collecting cover images online of rare or obscure publications.