From the blog of my old fiend, Rat Dixon. We spent many an afternoon or rainy morning digging through crates for small cheap treasures like this. Sometimes even the second rate crap was worth it.
One of my favorite ways to spend an afternoon is to dredge through musty longboxes in a quiet comic book store. I find amazing, forgotten stories that can be had for a few bucks, sometimes less (while these days your average new comic book is $3.99 and up)! One of the main reasons I staked out this little corner of the galaxy was to share some of the great swag I’ve pulled out of obscurity; so for the first edition of Bargain Bin Bounty we’ll have a butcher’s at this awesome Conan comic I got a few weeks ago:
What: Conan the Barbarian Annual #9, “Wrath of the Shambling God!” Marvel Comics (1984)
Who: Michael Fleisher (script), Ernie Chan (art), Rick Parker (letters), Christie Sheele (coloring), Larry Hama (editor)
How much: $2, just twice the cover price!
I found this while perusing a shop just down the street from…
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