Alter Ego Comic Books 4+

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ALTER EGO, the first ‘zine devoted to comic book super-heroes, is back, all-new, and focusing on Golden and Silver Age (1940-1970) comic books and creators! Edited by former Marvel Comics editor-in-chief and writer Roy Thomas, Alter Ego draws on Roy’s roots in 1960s comics fandom, and contains new interviews with legends, vintage articles, and plenty of rare and unseen artwork, plus P.C. Hamerlinck’s FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America, featuring the archives of C.C. Beck and recollections by Fawcett artist Marcus Swayze), Michael T. Gilbert exploring Mr. Monster's Comic Crypt, Bill Schelly on classic comics fandom, and more!

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MSP7530 ,

Great comic magazine

The magazine covers the Golden and Silver age of comics with lots of interviews, drawings, character histories and stories. I can spent hours going through each issue.

alleyway2 ,

Great memories

Such a great magazine, very enjoyable reading what experiences many great master’s had in their glory days, thanks.

Virginia Gent ,

The Golden Age is Back! (Silver Age, too!)

Alter Ego is a magazine dedicated to what's called the Golden Age of comic books, from the introduction of Superman in Action Comics #1 in 1938 to roughly around 1970. It focuses on many different aspects of the subject, though the parts that I find most interesting are when they focus on the creators... The men (and yes, women too) who created those 4-color worlds where we could escape to.

The editor-in-chief is Roy Thomas, one of the most prominent, if not important, writers in the Silver Age, but who started out even earlier as one of most notable fans of comic books. Alter Ego's initial run many years ago, was as a simple "fanzine" that Thomas played a major part in. After a long and distinguished writing career (that still isn't over, mind you), he decided to start up the presses once again to share his love of the medium of comic books.

Whether you have a passing interest in the subject, or you are the most dedicated fan who loves sifting through the most obscure of facts, this magazine will have something for you.

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