surfer99

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Born and raised in California over 40 years ago (seriously, has it been that long?!?). Moved to Arizona 20 years ago, cause I can take the heat (it hit a record 122 degrees that year)! Married to my loving wife for 22 years (as of 2013) and have two boys ages 14 and 16. Pets are now down to two dogs and a conure (the bunny, fish and cat died and we had to give the corn snake away). I'm a born again Christian (as canned as that term has become) and I live my life by two principles- love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, soul and strength; and love your neighbor as yourself (first one's easy, it's that second one that can be challenging). Romans 1:16

I got into comics when I was 17 and a friend of mine gave me a few Silver Surfer comics for my birthday. I've been hooked ever since. Nowadays I'm primarily focused on high grade Bronze Age appearances of the X-men outside their own title, particularly during the time between teams (X-men #67-#93).

Current "Top 10" list in my collection:
1. Amazing Adventures #11
2. Amazing Spider-man #92
3. Marvel Team-Up #4
4. Marvel Tales #30
5. Fantastic Four #104
6. Avengers #110
7. Avengers #111
8. Daredevil #111
9. Incredible Hulk #181
10. Giant-Size X-men #1






    

The Amazing Fantasy that was ECCC 2014   Image Attached

Some things, like Disneyland, you just have to experience for yourself...

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Anyone remember this restaurant...

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Meeting Cap and Thor   Image Attached

These guys are ever cooler in person...

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A

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Amazing Adventures #11-#17 (1970) X-men smash 1970 X-men. An obscure Bronze (...) 57120805
Amazing Spider-Man #1-#100 Mutant Spider 1971 X-men appearance, Iceman. 10550251
Amazing Spider-Man #101-#200 Bronze is a winner 1976 X-men. This was the best (...) 11100240
Avengers #1-#250 Magneto triumphant 1968 X-men, Magneto; 1st Rogue (...) 82209059

C

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Captain America #100-#454 Cap against Punisher 1974 X-men; Punisher. Hands do (...) 4140090
Champions Mutants 1977 X-men, Sentinels, Magneto (...) 2915025
Civil War Turner Variant Covers We miss you Mike. What a great (...) 7877236

D

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Daredevil (Complete) Mutant Blindness 1974 X-men, 1st Silver Samurai (...) 2028043
Defenders (1972) Surfer team-up 1974 X-men, Magneto. A more po (...) 2116059

F

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Fantastic Four Fantastic Surfer 1964 X-men; 1st Silver Surfer! (...) 401545131

H

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Hero For Hire - Power Man - Power Man & Iron Fist X-men app 1979 X-men, Pharaoh. This titl (...) 2145021

I

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Incredible Hulk #180-#182 Wolverine First Wolvie 1974 X-men, 1st Wolverine! No (...) 133109297
Incredible Hulk (1968) #102-#474 Hulk vs Surfer 1972-1974 X-men, Juggernaut. A (...) 71212265
Iron Fist #1-#15 X-men battle 1977 X-men appearance 1650070

M

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Marvel Masterworks X-Men Vol. 7 X-men Masterworks Vol 7 1971-1973 X-men appearances. T (...) 98134001
Marvel Masterworks X-Men Vol. 8 X-men Masterworks Vol 8 1973-1975 X-men appearances. T (...) 128527961
Marvel Team-Up X-men team-up 1972-1983 X-men. This was a gr (...) 6383426

S

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Silver Surfer #1-#18 Original Surfer series Spider-man appearance. This wa (...) 15280134
Special Marvel Edition (1971) Master of Mutants 1973 1st Master of Kung Fu. Th (...) 00026
Strange Tales #101-#188 Strange Mutants 1964 X-men appearance. Very co (...) 11138139
Sub-Mariner (1968) Surfer Defenders 1972 X-men, Sunfire; 1st Defen (...) 5639671

X

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
X-Men (1963) #94-#143 X-men: Byrne 1975-1981 X-men. Collecting as (...) 2241984077
X-Men (1963) (Complete) X-men Through the Years 1967-1987 X-men. 2741060349
X-Men - The Missing Years (1970-75) Missing X-men 1970-1975 X-men appearances. T (...) 368176711









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