Any ANTARCTIC PRESS Comics fans here?
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They've been in business since 1985. One of the longest continuous running indie publishers out there and yet they get very little exposure. I guess they like to play the long game. I love AP comics and would like to see if there are any other fans out there. Here is their very first publication from August of 1985. I is smaller than a normal comic and the cover is printed on newsprint. It features the debut of COMBAT MECHA TIGER-X which is about a Soviet invasion of the USA using giant Gundam style mecha.

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On 8/12/2022 at 7:45 AM, APDallas said:

EXTREMELY SILLY COMICS #1

Appearing in April of 1986 is sports a black and white newsprint cover for only 75¢ (which would be $1.91 today). Features a very early parody of the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES fighting Samurai Penguin.image.thumb.jpeg.e3bd4de73e9b79af53228987d588ca69.jpeg

Holy Crap! I remember buying that back in the day.Got gone when I sold out 20+ years ago.But I do remember it:whistle:

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Here is GENUS #4. Not only is it a "furry" comic but is also adult (when it was considered still acceptable). Not only does it sport a Terry Moore cover of STRANGERS IN PARADISE fame but has interior art as well. I guess when you are starting out you'll do just about anything.

 

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On 8/31/2022 at 8:31 PM, THE_BEYONDER said:

The Trudyverse looks cool. I set it aside to flip through later :smile:

All these books are new to me.  No clue what contains what.  

I think you'll like them depending on your taste. The TRUDYVERSE is very kookie. The SERINA series is a WARRIOR NUN spin-off and is a part of the universe.  The others are manga series except for HITOMI which is a NINJA HIGH SCHOOL series.

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Antarctic Press worked with STAN SAKAI to bring the first comic accurate version of his character in action figure form. It was a modest success and there were plans to do more but then the market crashed. Antarctic Press reportedly had large numbers of unsold figures destroyed as per contract.

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