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.