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FeaturedHarvey ComicsJigsawRetro ReviewReview

Good day, Faithful Spoilerite.  I want to play a game.  I want you read this comic and not want to hit yourself repeatedly over the head with a meat tenderizer…  Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Jigsaw #1 awaits! Good day, Faithful Spoilerite.  I want to play a game.  I want you read this comic and not want to hit yourself repeatedly over the head with a meat tenderizer…  Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Jigsaw #1 awaits! JIGSAW #1 Writer: Otto Binder Penciller: Tony Tallarico/Reed Crandall Inker: Tony Tallarico/Reed Crandall Letterer: Gaspar Saladino Editor: Joe Simon Publisher: Harvey Comics

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FeaturedHarvey ComicsRetro ReviewReviewThe Spirit

The art form known as comics has been through a lot in a little over a century, but did you know one of the most widely beloved heroes of the 1940s didn’t originate in comic books at all?  Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of The Spirit #1 awaits!

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FeaturedHarvey ComicsRetro ReviewReviewSpyman

Here at Major Spoilers, we like to remember that every comic book is someone’s first.  Of course, that doesn’t just apply to the people reading them, it’s also true of the comic-book creators, even those who have been at it for decades.  Go back far enough, and you’ll find the first professional work of guys like Dan Jurgens, John Byrne, even veteran creators like Stan Lee himself!  So, which comic book elder statesman cut his teeth at Harvey Comics in the post-Batman ’66 boom?  Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Spyman #1 awaits!

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FeaturedHarvey ComicsJack KirbyRetro ReviewReview

Or – “They Doesn’t Calls Him ‘The King’ Fer Nuttin!” Throughout his decades-long career, Jack “King” Kirby worked in nearly every genre of story-telling, and his stories and characters serve as major building blocks for the comics industry (especially the Big Two) even yet today.  But have you ever wondered Kirby himself considered to be his best work?  Your Major Spoilers (retro) review awaits!

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FruitmanHarvey ComicsRetro ReviewReview

Or – “Fruity IS One Way To Describe It.  Bananas Will Also Suffice…” Of all the comic books I’ve owned, this one proved among the most difficult to track down.  (I know, you’re probably amazed that I went looking for the thing at all, but I have a penchant for collecting the weird and obscure heroes of small publishers.)  First, it’s easy to get a complete run of a one-issue series, and second, part of the fun of buying old comics is the thrill of the hunt, looking through third-hand bookstores and creepy shops in off-kilter neighborhoods to find that

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