Foreign Comic Collector issue#3 - Page 15

Contributors this issue... Define999 I tell ya what, what a wonderful issue this became! The complexity, coolness, and social study of the South African foreigns is mind-boggling. How crazy that some SA variants were being used by young readers of different racial backgrounds to escape the Apartheid era politics that was tearing their country apart! On a cultural level the SA foreigns have such a wonderful and complex story to tell! This cultural aspect is one reason I have become obsessed with foreigns, the societal windows into places, that as an American, I cannot even fathom. Passion! The passion of Liaton-9000 and Chesperito to collect foreigns in the “set style” and build some of the most amazing black suit Spidey sets I have ever seen is on display here for all to see. These guys are some of the early founding fathers of the “set style" of foreign comic collecting and it’s an honor to share thier accomplishments with all of you! LSComics Yep… I’m that lscomics… the crazy one with about 1,000 foreign editions, literally. Mostly Silver and Bronze Age with some Copper and Moderns. You can check them out at Hector Banda I am not a dedicated collector, but I dibble dabble with some foreign books, that tend to be looked at as "key" issues. I am a soldier, so I try to make time when I can to hunt books down. George van der Riet South African collector of comic books since the early 1980s. My main field of interest is Batman comic books. In the 1990s I wrote articles for legendary South African comics collector Ed Harmse's fanzine "Comics News/Comics Collector". I have a special interest in South African comic books and comic strips. I am the creator and author of This is a ongoing collaborative project whose aim is to catalogue the history of comic book publishing in South Africa. " Liaton9000 Liam has been collecting foreign comics for several years, focusing on the set-based style as seen in this issue. When not hunting books for his own stash, Liam enjoys contributing information and scans to the Grand Comics Database while slowly building up a small arsenal of cover scans. Do you have an idea for a foreign related story or information you would like to share? Contact and share away..... Page 14