Ad for Nexus #3 by Mike Baron and Steve Rude, 1982.

Ad for Nexus #3 by Mike Baron and Steve Rude, 1982.

Ad for Ms. Mystic by Neal Adams, 1982.

Ad for Ms. Mystic by Neal Adams, 1982.

Miracleman color comparisons. From left: 1982’s Warrior (B&W) and Eclipse Miracleman #1 (1985) comic colors. Row two: Eclipse Miracleman Book One (1990) recolored version, and the upcoming Marvel Comics version. Last two images show only the Eclipse comic #1 color versions and the new Marvel versions as they did not appear in Warrior and were not recolored for the Book One collection.

*Edited image format for (I hope) easier viewing.

Promotional/subscription ad for Groo the Wanderer by Sergio Aragonés, 1982.

Promotional/subscription ad for Groo the Wanderer by Sergio Aragonés, 1982.

Promotional ad for The Nexus Portfolio by Steve Rude, 1982.

Promotional ad for The Nexus Portfolio by Steve Rude, 1982.

Promotional ad for Gil Kane’s Savage, reprinting the 1968 graphic novel His Name Is… Savage, 1982.

Promotional ad for Gil Kane’s Savage, reprinting the 1968 graphic novel His Name Is… Savage, 1982.

Promotional ad for Sabre by Don McGregor and Paul Gulacy, 1982.

Promotional ad for Sabre by Don McGregor and Paul Gulacy, 1982.

Educomics’ 1982 ad seeking distribution for their English translation of I Saw It by Keiji Nakazawa.

Educomics’ 1982 ad seeking distribution for their English translation of I Saw It by Keiji Nakazawa.

Keiji Nakazawa, 1939-2012
Promotional ad for Educomics’ 1982 English translation of I Saw It by Keiji Nakazawa (ad circa 1987’s Eclipse distribution).

Keiji Nakazawa, 1939-2012

Promotional ad for Educomics’ 1982 English translation of I Saw It by Keiji Nakazawa (ad circa 1987’s Eclipse distribution).

Promotional/subscription ad for D’Arc Tangent by Phil Foglio and Connor Freff Cochran, 1982.

Promotional/subscription ad for D’Arc Tangent by Phil Foglio and Connor Freff Cochran, 1982.

Promotional ad for Love and Rockets #1 by Jaime Hernandez & Gilbert Hernandez, 1982. A variation with different tag line of an ad posted here previously.

Promotional ad for Love and Rockets #1 by Jaime Hernandez & Gilbert Hernandez, 1982. A variation with different tag line of an ad posted here previously.

30 years ago today: Order form for dealer tables, hotel rooms, and tickets to San Diego Comic-Con, 1982. Check out those prices!

30 years ago today: Order form for dealer tables, hotel rooms, and tickets to San Diego Comic-Con, 1982. Check out those prices!

30 years ago today: Ad for San Diego Comic-Con, 1982.* See next post for more. 

30 years ago today: Ad for San Diego Comic-Con, 1982.

* See next post for more. 

Promotional ad for Love and Rockets #1 featuring Hopey & Maggie’s classic Black Flag moment by Jaime Hernandez, 1982.

Promotional ad for Love and Rockets #1 featuring Hopey & Maggie’s classic Black Flag moment by Jaime Hernandez, 1982.

Promotional ad for Cerebus #40 by Dave Sim, 1982.

Promotional ad for Cerebus #40 by Dave Sim, 1982.