News from the major publishers and details on the August 1978 cover dated comics, including a multitude of cover reproductions.
The front cover features The Black Panther vs The White Tiger by LARRY HOUSTON and the back cover boasts an illustration of The Scarlet Witch and a dragon by TOM SUTTON.
FRED HEMBECK provides a full-color six-panel strip that opens with Captain America saying, "It's not easy being a living legend... sigh." Cap goes on to discuss his various and recent comic book chroniclers.
TCR Mailboat opens with a letter from Gary Groth re The Comic Art Fan Awards.
Synopsis: Rona Blabbit discusses a great number of media events circa 1978, including the SUPERMAN movie and the anticipated STAR TREK film. The Fall 1978 Saturday morning line-ups for all three networks are listed. The NEW AVENGERS, HULK and SPIDER-MAN series are discussed, as is the British series THE TWO RONNIES.