Monday 18 January 2016


From the Spring of 1983: another oft-overlooked fanzine of the period... the first issue of COMICS COLLECTOR.

This was a semi-professional mag with glossy colour covers and presentable interiors. 

They wisely decided to celebrate SUPERMAN's 45th anniversary because (maybe) they knew they wouldn't be around five years later for the big one. 

CC was one of several comics based magazines conceived in the early Eighties to take advantage of the growing Direct Sales market. Not only did it make targeted niche distribution easier byt the new comic book stores also concentrated readers in the same place for the first time. 

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