07/07/22 Más

Doom/Sub-Mariner battle cover with their first battle inside? Let's go!

I have a longish write up rattling around in my meat computer regarding Marvel Two-In-One #54 so I'm not going to say anything about this one other than that despite being from 1979, newsstands are rarer in 9.8.

I've gone over the MTU multiple times already.

If you look up Squadron Supreme/Loki season 2 rumors, one part of a two part rumor has been confirmed. A Squadron Supreme appearance would then make sense because that was the 2nd part of the same rumor.

I don't see anything for them beyond possibly an episode or two appearance in this show and I've slept on their first app in Avengers #85 which has gone up in value quite a bit in the last 1-2 years. I think newsstands of #1 from their first solo series in '85 is a cheap pick up that should make a few bucks if and when they appear in Loki but I won't be putting any money into them beyond that. I'm sick of Star Wars comics but I can't seem to stop buying them. Values of Star Wars moderns have more peaks and valleys than Edward James Olmos' face. I do still like the Force Awakens Adaptation #3 1:75 variant. It ain't an easy find being a 1:75 with 41,575 copies ordered. First apps of Maz Kanata, Bazine Netal, Crimson Corsair, "blah blah blah blah"¹.

I originally started watching Captain America #230s in an attempt to pick up direct edition 9.6-9.8 candidates which are not easy to find. The cover has grown on me quite a bit and I now have two newsstand 9.6-9.8 candidates. Still no damn direct editions though...

And finally, Astonishing Tales #26. Great cover, 2nd appearance of Deathlok, high grade copies can still be found pretty cheap and "blah blah blah blah"¹. That's it for today. Nothing groundbreaking here. Until next time....

¹Giorgio Moroder. Lyrics to "Bla Bla Diddley." Son Of My Father, ABC/Dunhill Records, 1972.