Mister Bourbon

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Mister Bourbon's Bio
I started reading the Legion of Super-Heroes when I was a kid working in my dad's grocery store. He paid me $5 a week to check in the vendors at the back door, knowing that I would spend it all on the comics as soon as they came in.

When we traveled on family vacations, my dad took me to old bookstores so I could sort through the dusty bins for issues I didn't have. We didn't have computers or smartphones, so I kept track of my collection with index cards stored in a recipe box. I still have that box, and have scanned the cards into my gallery.

My father and I bonded over those special trips. He often reminisced about the Golden Age comics he read as a child and kept me enthralled with stories of his first encounters with Superman, the Joker and the Flash.

When my Dad died 25 years ago, my Mom called and told me to pick up grocery bags of old comics before she threw them away. She had long ago tossed my GI Joe collection and other childhood toys, but my dad wouldn't let her throw away my comics.

I immediately felt like a kid again sorting through those old issues. I began to rediscover the LSH and Spider-Man and started piecing together a NM collection of my favorite childhood comics.

This is the result. I still have a ways to go, but I now have three kids of my own and they get just as much of a kick out of the Legion and Spider-Man as I did. They have helped me scan the comics and index cards, and we spend time talking about covers and characters and far-out exploits. One day, I hope they'll cherish this collection and remember how much fun it brought to me and my father. And my wife knows better than to throw them out. Thanks for taking me down this path, Dad. Cheers -



    

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A

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Action Comics #1-#500 90 Proof Action Comics Legion of Super-Heroes appeara (...) 4183920 7
Adventure Comics #1-#503 90 Proof Adventure Comics Legion of Super-Heroes set - n (...) 961920138 6
Amazing Spider-Man #1-#441 90 Proof Amazing Spider-Man 68147279 64
Amazing Spider-Man (Annuals & Giant-Sized) 90 Proof ASM Annuals 2497 36
Amazing World of DC Comics 90 Proof Legion appearances 211952 3

D

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Daredevil #1-#310 90 Proof Daredevil 20370 147
DC Comics Presents 90 Proof LSH appearances 1065 73
DC Special (1968) 90 Proof DC Special 1332 33

F

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Flash #105-#350 90 Proof Flash Comics 1063 202

I

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Inferior Five 90 Proof Legion parody 16120 5

J

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Justice League of America #101-#200 90 Proof Legion in Justice League 11140 14

L

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Legion of Super-Heroes (1973) 90 Proof Legion (1973) 4100173 3
Legion of Super-Heroes (1980) 90 Proof Legion 40681806 3

M

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 90 Proof Secret Wars 18210 85
Marvel Team-Up 90 Proof Marven Team-Up 1015 178

S

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Secret Origins (1973) 90 Proof Legion appearances 11432 8
Secret Origins (1986) 90 Proof LSH appearances - Secret Origins 125 11
Superboy 90 Proof Superboy-LSH Legion of Super-Heroes appeara (...) 86338878 6
Super Friends 90 Proof LSH appearances 1280 21
Superman #1-#423 90 Proof Superman Appearances of the Legion of S (...) 2043386 37
Superman Family 90 Proof Legion appearances in Superman Family 1115 14
Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane 90 Proof Lois Lane 531205 26
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 90 Proof Cub Reporter 18112066 19

W

Set Type NameSet NameDescComic Count% CompletedScoreRank
Web of Spider-Man 90 Proof Web 1075 67
Wonder Woman #1-#200 90 Proof LSH appearances 1025 95
World's Finest (1941) 90 Proof World's Finest 51330 68









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