Tuesday, January 02, 2007
Stan Lee's Soapbox
Back in the 1970's Marvel comics and their distributors were accused of buying up issues of certain comic books to create a demand for them and therefore increase the price of them in the collector market. Here is one of Stan's soapboxes where he addressed the issue. The complaint as he addressed it is that they are selling out too fast. One of his suggestions is to subscribe but that might have been hard as the first issue of Howard the Duck is the one that brought the issue to light. Back then it was hard to subscribe to a book that hadn't been published yet. This soapbox came out from Black Goliath #5 cover dated November 1976. Click on the picture of the soapbox to enlarge and read.