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Fandom's Agent (1968) Fanzine comic books

  • Issue #1
    Fandom's Agent (1968) Fanzine 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    Auction opens December 13

    Cover by Dick Mosso. Published by Chuck Wooley in 1968. Editorial content includes some British comic book history, plus "Fandom's Library" reviews by Larry Herndon. "For Sale" ad highlights include Amazing Fantasy 15 for $7, Avengers 1 at $3.50, and Tales of Suspense 39 for $4.35. Listed Golden Age ranges from Batman 14 at $8, to Top Notch 4 at $5, and Wonder Woman 10 at $3. Highlights also include a full page ad by My Comics Shop's very own Buddy Saunders, as well as detailed ads for the 1968 comic conventions in St. Louis and Dallas. The issue concludes with a full page Capt. America pin-up (never published previously) by Syd Shores, one of Cap's Golden Age artists. 8.5-in. x 11-in. 16 pages B&W. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #2
    Fandom's Agent (1968) Fanzine 2
    Auction opens January 3
    Auction opens April 4
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    Auction opens December 13

    Cover by Jim Van Hollebeke, which was inspired by Weird Fantasy 15B. Published by Chuck Wooley in 1968. Editorial content includes more British comic book history, with high quality one page reprints of MarvelMan and Miracle Man. Larry Herndon's "Fandom's Library" continues. The first FA letters page debuts, and the very first LOC is from My Comics Shop's founder and owner Buddy Saunders! "A Listing Of Whitman Material" by Dale Manesis begins, with a very detailed alphabetical list of the Whitman BLBs from Ace Drummond 1177 to Dick Tracy 1185. "For Sale" ad highlights include Amazing Spider-Man 2 for $3., Strange Adventures 1 at $5, and X-Men 2 thru 5 for $2.50 each. The back cover is a full page pin-up of Star Man by Bill Wilson. 8.5-in. x 11-in. 24 pages B&W. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #3
    Fandom's Agent (1968) Fanzine 3

    Cover by Buddy Saunders, owner of Mycomicshop and Lone Star Comics. Buddy's cover stars the Timely Golden Age superhero The Vision. Published by Chuck Wooley in 1968. Larry Herndon's "Fandom's Library" continues, as does "A Listing Of Whitman Material" by Dale Manesis. Dale's installment is a very detailed alphabetical list of the Whitman BLBs, from Dick Tracy 1454 to Little Orphan Annie 1403. There are a lot of other features, including a list of current fanzines, a Panelology Quiz, a Krazy Kat article, and Justice Society portraits by Bill Wilson. For many, the highlight is three pages of photos from the 1968 Dallas SW convention. Pictured are Ken Finnerty, Larry and Irving Bigman, Chuck Wooley, Fritz Leiber, Larry Herndon, Tom Reamy, Gary Acord, Caz, Boyd and Dee, Paul McSpadden, Bill Wallace, and G. B. Love. "For Sale" ad highlights find Buddy Saunders offering Avengers 1 for $3.25, Spider-Man 13 for $1.25, Marvel Super Heroes 13 for 50c, and X-Men 4 at $1. The back cover is a humorous full page pin-up of Superman meeting the Big Bad Wolf, by Hollebeke. 8.5-in. x 11-in. 28 pages B&W. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #4
    Fandom's Agent (1968) Fanzine 4
    • Staple rust. Rust migration. Writing within interior.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    Auction opens December 13

    Cover by Joe Salini. Published by Chuck Wooley in 1968. "A Listing Of Whitman Material" by Dale Manesis continues. Dale's installment is a very detailed alphabetical list of the Whitman BLBs from Lone Ranger 1407 to Tarzan The Terrible 1453. There are a lot of other features, including numerous fan art illos, fanzine reviews, an X-Men Quiz, reminisces from a Golden Age collector who began collecting about 1940, and more info on foreign comics. For some, the highlight is three pages of photos from the 1968 St. Louis Gateway comic book convention. Pictured are many young fans, a dealer's table with (among other comics), More Fun 52, Flash 1 and Captain America 1, plus screen captures from the movie Metropolis and the serial Curse Of The Aztec Mummy. Other pics include Roy Thomas, and shots of Marvel original art covers. "For Sale" ad highlights find Buddy Saunders (founder and owner of My Comic Shop) mentioning that "Every month I receive hundreds of comics," plus ads offering Amazing Fantasy 15 for $7.50, Avengers 1 for $2.50, and X-Men 1 for $3.00. The back cover is a dramatic full page portrait of Kong by Hollebeke. 8.5-in. x 11-in. 36 pages B&W. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #5
    Fandom's Agent (1968) Fanzine 5
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.55) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    Auction opens December 13

    Cover by Dick Mosso, with a horror theme. Published by Chuck Wooley in 1968. "A Listing Of Whitman Material" by Dale Manesis continues, as the standard size BLB list concludes with Tarzan The Untamed 1452 to Zip Saunders 1465. This comprehensive listing then continues with BLB type Premiums, Big Big Books, Nickel Books, Chubby Little Books, Dell Fast Action, and Whitman Penny Books. Larry Herndon's "Fandom's Library" returns. For many, the highlight of this issue is the ads for comic books. Just a few of the many comics offered are Fantastic Four 4-15 for $1.60 each, Green Lantern 1 at $3., Hawkman 1 at $1.25, and JLA 1 $2.25. Just 15c would buy your choice of Spider-Man 25-60. But for those with greater resources, some of the Golden Age offered includes All Flash 1 for $50., Capt. Aero 24 for $2, and Action Comics 1 for $200. 8.5-in. x 11-in. 16 pages B&W. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #6/7
    Fandom's Agent (1968) Fanzine 6/7
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    Auction opens January 3
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    Cover by Buddy Saunders, owner and founder of My Comic Shop. Published by Chuck Wooley in 1968. This is a double issue. Larry Herndon's "Fandom's Library" continues. Other features include a list of movie serials, a panelology quiz, a short interview with Syd Shores, fanzine reviews, "The Evolution Of EC Horror," and an article on comic strip collecting. A 14 page history of the comics, told exclusively through key comic covers, is an issue highlight (extremely good reproduction). Ronn Foss and Jim Jones are among the interior artists. There are many pages of ads, with noteworthy offerings including All Star 8 for $35., Batman 1 for $125., Jungle Girl 1 (Nyoka) for $4., Mad 1 for $15., Planet 4 for $22. and Shock Suspenstories 6 for $8. Buddy Saunders has a full page ad, which includes Fantastic Four 48 for 50c, and 52 for 30c. Silver Surfer 1 was $1. A great many other fascinating ads are also present. The issue concludes with a back cover parody of an EC horror comic, by Jim Van Hollebeke. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 48 pages. B&W. Cover price $1. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #8
    Fandom's Agent (1968) Fanzine 8
    Auction opens April 4
    Auction opens January 3
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    Auction opens December 13

    Cover by Dick Mosso, who drew a scene based on the US Moon Landing. Issued within one week of when humans first landed on the moon, in July 1969. Published by Chuck Wooley. Larry Herndon's "Fandom's Library" continues. Other features include Burne Hogarth Tarzan Sunday strips, 36 panels from Flash Gordon's origin, and a Golden Age cover gallery. There is a major 7 page report from Houstoncon '69, which has 4 pages of photos. Pictured fans include Bart Bush, Earl Blair, Dale Manesis, Joe Bob Williams, and Robert Brown. An original one page comic strip by Roy Bonario and Earl Blair also appears, as does a full page drawing by John Fantuccio, and an article about BLB artist Henry Vallely. A Penelology Quiz, a Red Skull portrait by Jim Jones, and a short article on Four Color Comics are here. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 48 pages. B&W. Cover price $1. Cover price $1.00.