Been lurking in and off for a few years and thought I'd finally post an introduction. My name is Paul and I started collecting comics at age 12 when I bought Secret Wars 5 on the newsstand and was hooked immediately. X-Men was my main book as a kid and I found myself quickly starting to collect back issues. Some of my all time favorites since then are Kirby's Fourth World (especially Mister Miracle), Moore's Swamp Thing, Marvel Silver Age in general, and Silver age Batman, Flash, and Bizarro and Bat-Mite books. I don't know what I like more about comics: the stories, or the covers. But luckily, I don't have to choose. I can just love everything about them!