Crazy Ed is a nationally recognized “collector friendly” specialist in Silver Age comics and related memorabilia. We also offer Bronze Age, Modern, and, on occasion, Golden Age products. Since 1990, Ed has enthusiastically helped collectors.
His customers include the famous click here to see more ED CELEBRITY ENCOUNTERS
or an everyday collector.
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Crazy Ed received the prestigious Comics Buyers Guide (CBG) Customer Service Award for his excellent Mail Order operation. He is a Power Seller (or “Top Rated Plus” seller with eBay. Crazy Ed is also a Charter Member/Dealer with the CGC (one of the Original appointees in 1999 when the CGC began).
…a testament to excellent service in the mail order business with no customer complaints.
Who is “Crazy” Ed?
“Crazy” Ed is Ed Savitt, a “60-something” baby boomer & a serious, lifelong comic superhero & memorabilia collector. As a toddler, he wore “mouse ears” for first run Mickey Mouse club.
Saturday mornings were spent with cartoons & 3 Stooges episodes…the afternoons—Rin-tin-tin, Sky King & the Lone Ranger.
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With the TV as babysitter, in the 1960’s he caught the premier or 1st episode of: Batman, Star Trek, Lost in Space, the Green Hornet, the Time Tunnel, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, the Outer Limits, Addams Family, the Munsters & more
YES, we have Outer Limits Comic Books from Dell!
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issues we have for sale!
|“ZANTI MISFITS”||a very scary episode; Bruce Dern gets “bugged”; as kids we put Cootie Bug toys in each other’s bed covers after seeing this episode||“Mom, I think we need to call ORKIN!”|
|another scary alien encounter; a young Martin Sheen played a man so striken with fear he went mute!
|John Anderson played the Alien leader: One day Ed will offer his “NIGHTMARE” Action Figure for sale!|
“we now return control of your Television set to you…until next time, when the control voice will take you to…The Outer Limits!”
“CRAZY ED, the Nerd of Steel”
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In 1964, Ed’s Mom gave him a DC 4 Pack for his 8th birthday. She also made him his own Superman uniform top from a blue sweatshirt and an iron on red jeans patch that she carefully created from hand!
After school, he was glued to reruns of the Adventures of Superman…and his die was forever cast.
CRAZY ED is a Movie Fan as well.
His 1960’s Sci-Fi movie exposure included Planet of the Apes, Fantastic Voyage, 2001: a Space Odyssey.
ad saved from 1968 Miami paper before original “Apes” film opened in Miami
A Politically aware baby boomer: Ed recalls vividly JFK’s death, the escalation of Vietman, the 6 day Isreali war, the Beatles–Woodstock & other Rock-‘n-Roll classics, war protests, race riots, the ’60’s space race & 1st manned lunar landing, the ’68 assassinations of RFK & Martin Luther King.
click for a funny JFK Spoof Press Conference
This is a funny piece (from the early 1960’s) (about minorities becoming President) especially relevant in light of the 2008 election of the 1st African american President.
- Original imagery features & Ed’s written articles will appear throughout. The articles reflect Ed’s sense of humor, sarcasm and wit.
Click for cool Imagery & Montages Ed’s impressive Media library will create stories & glimpses of his favorites. If you were a JFK, Jackie O fan or like superstars, famous faces etc, you should enjoy a brief visit to see or hear creative compositions assembled by Ed.
Ed’s Archives feature an impressive array of unique sports, baby boomer & entertainment goodies, items Ed personally collected.
Ali on the cover of LIFE after beating Liston.
Ed met Ali in 1971 just prior to his 1st Frasier fight. He autographed Ed’s program….from Superbowl 5 held in Miami’s Orange bowl, where Ali was sitting a few rows back from a 14 year old Ed!
MORE ABOUT ED the Sports fan:
Ed lived in Buffalo when Jack Kemp & Darryl Lamonica led the Bills to consecutive AFL championships. Here is Ed with the “Mad Bomber” Lamonica in 1966.
Ed still has the mini-football signed by Lamonica!
Ed’s family moved to Miami in 1968. Ed attended Super Bowl’s 3 and 5, witness to victories by 2 of the greatest quarterbacks, Joe Namath and Johnny Unitas. He was treated to all the early Shula coached 1970’s Miami Dolphins early rise to football dominance. With family ties to Pittsburgh, he attended 2 Pirate 1971 World Series game victories (seeing in person Roberto Clemente and Willie Stargell) attended both opening & closing day at Three Rivers stadium. He was there for Terry Bradshaw’s first professional touchdown pass in 1970 & Dan Marino’s first pro start in 1983!
Ed was a Speech & Debate champion in his teens; winning (State & National) High School & Collegiate Tournaments. Instead of law, he became a nationally prominent tax specialist, lecturing & publishing professionally by his mid-20’s!
Ed the ‘Professional’
Years later, with hundreds of corporate clients & a stale “hi-tech” life, Ed assumed a weekend identity as Crazy Ed, reliving his childhood.
Ed attends regional & national comic/collectible conventions. Ed’s mail order professionalism won many consecutive Customer Service Awards from the Comic Buyers Guide Magazine (CBG). For helpful views as a collector & dealer on: grading, retail pricing, professional restoration, CGC certifications & market trends, refer to Guides & Forums.
We enjoy sharing Ed’s enthusiasm for these wonderful years! Please feel free to write, call and email comments & questions!