Ad for Destroyer Duck by Jack Kirby and Steve Gerber, 1981.

Ad for Destroyer Duck by Jack Kirby and Steve Gerber, 1981.

Ad for Cerebus by Dave Sim, 1981.

Ad for Cerebus by Dave Sim, 1981.

Ad for the Celestial Arts limited edition of Uncle Scrooge McDuck: His Life and Times by Carl Barks, 1981.

Ad for the Celestial Arts limited edition of Uncle Scrooge McDuck: His Life and Times by Carl Barks, 1981.

A wonderful Kim Thompson editorial from Amazing Heroes #7, his first issue as editor, cover date December, 1981.RIP Kim Thompson, 1956-2013. You will be missed.

A wonderful Kim Thompson editorial from Amazing Heroes #7, his first issue as editor, cover date December, 1981.

RIP Kim Thompson, 1956-2013. You will be missed.

Promotional ad for the third Frankenstein portfolio by Bernie Wrightson, 1981.

Promotional ad for the third Frankenstein portfolio by Bernie Wrightson, 1981.

Promotional ad for Nexus #1 by Mike Baron and Steve Rude, 1981.

Promotional ad for Nexus #1 by Mike Baron and Steve Rude, 1981.

Promotional ad for the original self-published edition of Flaming Carrot Comics #1 by Bob Burden, 1981.

Promotional ad for the original self-published edition of Flaming Carrot Comics #1 by Bob Burden, 1981.