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Comic Fan! #6

This hot selling sixth issue of COMIC FAN! is still available.

One hundred magazine size pages of articles on the evolution of the Justice League of America, from the silver to the bronze age, by some guy named Glenn Walker; Mike Sekowsky: Appreciating His Radical Years, by Jason Sacks, makes for a fine companion piece as you will agree; fandom icons Carl Taylor and Captain George Henderson are spotlighted by Lance “Doc” Boucher and Richard Krauss; Superboys and Their Toys, by Jeff Vavra, takes a humorous looks at the use of gadgets employed by our crime fighters; Marc Haines chooses his Top Five Alan Moore Moments; Sam Gafford discusses the changes in comic fandom through the years; Lance “Doc” Boucher takes on Wonder Man in his new column, Golden Age Grotto; Larry Tisch’s Comic Memories returns; plus, 24 pages of THE SPINNER RACK review section with critiques by Richard Krauss, Dennis Kininger, Matt Levin, Barry Southworth, Mark Allen, Michael Hamersky and Robert J. Sodaro of mainstream, independent, alternative, small press and manga.

Plus an editorial by Jim Main, a eulogy for artist Rusty Haller, and The Low Down, the CF letters section. Plus, covers by Dave Farley/Marc Haines, John Lambert, Lance “Doc” Boucher/Jeff Austin and Miguel Guerra. Interior art by Larry Blake, JK Carrier, Tim Temmel, Al Limacher, Rich Limacher, Kevin Duncan, Jeff Austin, Lance “Doc” Boucher, Carl Taylor, Gary Barker, Rob Imes, John Lambert… what an issue!!!

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Comic Fan! #5

Comic Fan! #5 is now available from Main Enterprises.

This Silver Age Tribute Issue is a 156-page monster, perfect bound, featuring articles and art on Nick Cardy, by Sam Gafford, Ramona Fradon by Dennis Kininger, Spider-Man by Nic Carcieri, Superboy by Rob Imes, Captain Marvel by Mike Tuz, Charlton Premiere by Steve Skeates, Ant-Man by Steve Keeter, The Mighty Heroes by Marc Haines, and Harvey Hits, by Rick and Al Limacher.

There are also Stumptown 09 and SPACE 09 con reports by Richard Krausss and Allen Freeman respectively, (with a supplemental SPACE photos section by Lance Boucher and Wade Busby), a massive SPINNER RACK review section of over 30 pages, guest editorial by Robert Sodaro on the passing of John Carbonaro, Sez Me! by Sam Gafford (on the real beginning and end of the silver age), Comic Memories by Larry Tisch, letters section, The Larry Blake Silver Age Portfolio, and reproductions of pages of original comic art by many who helped make the silver age so great.

All this plus covers by Jim Mooney/Dave Farley/Noor Hafizah… Dick Ayers/Marc Haines… Michael Grassia… Terry Pavlet… and interior art by Hal Jones, Dan Taylor, Carl Taylor, Lance Boucher, Al and Rick Limacher, Tony Lorenz, Rob Imes, Tim Temmel, Dave Farley, John Lambert, Larry DuCheney, Kevin Duncan… what a massive book!

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Comic Fan! #4

Main Enterprises presents Comic Fan! #4! Cover featured articles on the history of the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents by some guy named Glenn Walker and a companion piece by writer Steve Skeates on his days at Tower Comics kick off our fourth issue.

Also included is Dennis Kininger’s “He’s a Fat Little Nothing” (on the ACG character Herbie), Lance “Doc” Boucher’s tribute to Richard “Grass” Green in Comic Fandom Icons, Sam Gafford’s “Sez ME!” on his anticipation of the Watchmen film, plus our mind-blowing review section, The Spinner Rack.

All this plus illustrations by Dave Farley, Dan Taylor, John Lambert, Hal Jones, Larry Tisch, Don Newton, Dan Adkins, Rick Limacher, Marc Haines and others. A 60-page full magazine sized publication with full color front and back covers.

Comic Fan! #4 can be purchased here. Check it out!


Dark Corridor #3

From Main Enterprises:

What has been described as our best issue yet of our horror/fantasy/suspense fiction and illustration magazine is now availble. Cover art by Scott McClung, The Iguana and John Lambert. Interior art by Dan Taylor, Terry Pavlet, Jack Bertram. Fiction by Sam Gafford, (A Gathering Deamonica) Mark Orr (The Doll) and Michael Vance (In The Out Door). Plus our review section, Den Of The Dark (with reviews by Dennis Kininger and some guy named Glenn Walker as well as out letters page section. A 32 page full sized magazine with full color front and back covers.

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Dark Corridor #2

Dark Corridor #2 from Main Enterprises is now available!

Available at last is the second isue of this popular magazine of horror, fantasy and suspense fiction and illustration.

Returning are authors Sam Gafford (“Exchange” and “The Council of Forever”), Michael Vance (“Cross Purposes”) and newcomer Mark Orr (“Plastic Jesus).

Illustrators include Terry Pavlet (front cover), John Lambert (inside front cover), Barry Southworth (inside back cover), David Simmons (back cover), Noor Hafizah, Jack Bertram, Dan Taylor, Greg Woronchak, Rick Limacher and Jeff Mason.

Also our new review section, “Den of the Dark,” begins this issue – featuring a review of Kim Richards‘ “Death Masks.”

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