Sunday, June 21, 2009

Happy Father's Day!

Just a quickie to brag on my own dad, 'cause I think he's the greatest! For example, I remember being sick one Saturday or Sunday back in May, 1971. Dad went to the drugstore to get me some medicine, and brought back the best medicine I ever got:

That's Batman #232--first appearance of Ra's Al Gul--by O'Neil and Adams, no less; Fantastic Four #112 with one of the classic Thing/Hulk battles by Stan Lee and John Buscema, and Sub-Mariner #40 teaming Subby with Spidey courtesy Roy Thomas/Gerry Conway and Gene Colan, by the way. Yeah, I got better pretty quickly! Thanks, Dad--and Happy Father's Day!


  1. Wow, that's great. Really. I was barely 9 when my dad bought me my first. A copy of Peter Parker, Spider-man. Great man.

  2. Thank You Son....I love you...

  3. Great memories. My father was buying me comics during the same period. I remember he bought me Sub-Mariner #42 with the giant zombie guy on the cover.....and it had TWO covers mistakenly attached to the interior!!

    This year, I bought my dad a copy of Fawcett's "Soldier Comics," because dad was always a Fawcett fan! Happy Fathers Day, guys...

  4. Great post and (now) tribute to your Dad, Groove. I envy you -- my dad always asked what the heck I was wasting my time on...

    God bless you and your family.


  5. Sorry for your loss, Groove. This post is a wonderful tribute,



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