Comics Buyer’s Guide 687

December 29, 2015 § Leave a comment

Comics Buyer’s Guide #687 January 16, 1987
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I’ve mentioned before that I am slowly but surely getting through a mountain of Comics Buyer’s Guides and here’s another one. There are numerous reasons why I enjoy reading CBGs. News, article, cool ads, comic strips, reviews; it’s all here. This issue contains a fun parody strip as well as an ad featuring Swamp Thing.
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Numerous CBGs published In 1987 feature this Swamp Thing ad. The ad works as an incentive for consumers as well as advertisers. It’s a pretty neat idea, I wonder how it worked out for participants. Swamp Thing 21 is a classic issue and certainly worth the subscription nowadays.
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Even The Boss gets a parody
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Blunder Cats, Hooooo!
written by Mike Carlin, drawn by Steve Ditko
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Boy, this would be ideal. Wouldn’t it?
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This installment of Oh No, Not Another Team-Up features Swamp Thing getting filleted.
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His assailant is Axel Pressbutton. Thank you Swamp Mark for letting me know who he was! I had no idea.
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This full page ad sums up my relaxing and delicious Christmas experience
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