The Comicmobile (Conclusion)

For those who haven’t been keeping score, here is the ranking of the various titles I had for sale when I drove the Comicmobile back in the summer of 1973. 54 BOY COMMANDOS 53 ADVENTURE COMICS 50 METAL...

The Comicmobile (Part 4)

Welcome to 2002. And welcome back to my ongoing report on the Comicmobile. As you know if you’ve read the previous installments (and, if you haven’t, they’re just a click away in the Archives you can...

The Comicmobile (part 3)

A large portion of DC’s line in 1973 was made up of the “mystery” titles. Though far more sanitized than the EC titles of the early fifties and nowhere near as graphic as some of today’s books, they...

The Comicmobile (Part 2)

During my tenure as driver of the DC Comicmobile back in the summer of 1973, I was able to gather a lot of information about what kinds of books sold and to whom. I had issues of more than fifty different DC...

Here Comes the Comicmobile (Part 1)

After about three weeks after I started working at DC Comics (then called National Periodical Publications) back in 1973, I arrived at the office one morning and was confronted by Vice President / Production...