Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Activity Book Returns in 2015

Puzzles! Games! Stickers!

Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Activity Book

After 30 years, Marvel Comics is rereleasing a 160 page tome of puzzles, games, and unbridled joy – Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Activity Book!

For those of us who lived through that wondrous time of coloring, puzzle, and game books that Marvel was publishing, you understand – for everyone else, it’s time to enter the world of the 1980’s.

Here’s your first look at Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Activity Book Facsimile Edition – on sale in March 2015 from Marvel Comics.

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Comics in the mid-1980’s and now

Recently I’ve been thinking back to the days of when I started collecting comics. I wasn’t just collecting them, I was reading just about everything that I could afford to get my hands on. This would be roughly around 1984 or so.

Watchmen V1986 #1I would go out to my local bookstore to get my comics off the rack. Even though this store carried just about all the issues published by Marvel and DC at the time, they were all jammed together in a makeshift rack at the front of the store. This rack had several different levels but they were close together, which made pulling out a comic, without bending the spine in multiple places, a very tricky affair.

That didn’t matter, because not only did this store carry a lot of titles, they also carried Marvel Trade paperbacks and Graphic Novels. All along the front of the store.

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