Checkered Past

--- Bobb Robinson ---

From February, 1966 through August, 1967, DC Comics branded all their publications with a checkerboard masthead, lovingly known as "Go-Go Checks". Because, you know, the 60s. With the help of his husband and intrepid friends, Dr. Bobb will examine each of these issues in depth and tell you what you need to know!

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Opposites Attract (World's Finest 159)

    Anti-Superman and Anti-Batman, on the loose! Superman and his chum Batman are stumped, who could these dastardly criminals be? I could tell you, but then you wouldn't listen in!  Join us for World's Finest #159! ...

    10/04/2021

  2. My Bonnie Lies Over the Sofa (Mystery in Space 109)

    7-11 Hot Dogs! Witchy neighbors! Broken toes! Picking up dog poop! All of these, and many more, are subjects we apparently prefer to discuss instead of the penultimate appearance of Ultra, the Multi-Alien...but you should listen in anyway. It'll be fun, I promise! ...

    09/26/2021

  3. Never Trust a Brunette (Challengers of the Unknown 51)

    Pity poor Miklos, turned into a sponge creature and then hounded to the ends of the earth - er, I mean the depths of the sea. Don't fret, the Sea Devils are here to help the Challs get to he bottom of things, along with the triumphant return of Neptimus! ...

    09/14/2021

  4. Caught With Your Pants Down (Blackhawk 223)

    The Blackhawks stumble their way through defeating Mr. Quick-Change, who manages to conceal his true identity through the clever use of *checks notes* a goattee. Join the fun, won't you? ...

    09/07/2021

  5. You Want Flies With That? (The Atom 26)

    Despite having attained cult goofy villain status, the Bug-Eyed Bandit isn't even referred to by that name in-story, and doesn't appear in costume until the last 2 pages! Gardner Fox wrote it, Gil Kane drew it, Dr. Husband loved it, and oh yes, Ray and Jean get engaged! ...

    08/29/2021