Siskoid's Comics Recollected - July 1983


Siskoid's Comics Recollected is a nostalgic video series in which I revisit, month by month, my early comic-buying days. Hopefully, that'll spark your own memories of those times.

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Fury of Firestorm #17 and another reason why I might've become an instant fan (gulp!):
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Uncanny X-Men #153 was the first comic I ever made a play out of.
LSH #304 was my first Legion comic.
This project would just not be possible without Mike's Amazing World of Comics and its comics-by-release-date database.

What comics did YOU get in July of '83? Or alternately, in your fourth month of reading comics?

7 comments:

Islamic Comics said...

That's really refreshing memories of mine to the ages of my childhood. I loves to read comic series.

Jeff R. said...

Onward to June 1979. Kept on with Superman with Action #499, Superman #339, World of Krypton #3, and JLA #180, and, early in the month, a cover featuring Jor-El and Krypton lured me into buying Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #255. I was intrigued by the Legion, and when, a few weeks later, I spotted them again in DC Comics Presents #13 and picked that up, I was hooked. (And also started getting DCCP each month, to boot.)

Also this month was the first of the DC digests, Best of DC #1, which I picked up. And I had been picking up those Whitman three-packs by that time, as I remember adding "does it have any Legion books in it" to "does it have any JLA or an interesting Action/Superman cover" to my purchase criteria for those.

Siskoid said...

Glad you're still the trip with me (four years before me) Jeff! I have a feeling you picked up Action 500 in July. Who could resist a big number like that?

The Mutt said...

I have no memory of starting to read comics because my Dad read comics, so they were just always there. I was reading comics along with See Spot Run. In my forth month of reading it was probably Batman and Superman and all the DC war comics.

Siskoid said...

A completely different experience. Apparently, my dad read comics too, but his mom threw them all out.

The Irredeemable Shag said...

Naked Lorraine Reilly. A gift from Conway, Broderick, Tuska, and Rodriguez. Such giving gentlemen!

Shag

Siskoid said...

I'd just turned 12... It might have caused... stirrings.

 

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