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. Do Androids Dream of Eclectic Creeps? (Superman 189)

    Faced with a choice between an idyllic life on a restored Krypton, and the certain destruction of Earth, the noble Superman chooses (checks notes) THE LATTER. Join us, won't you, for a read-through of one of the most bonkers Superman stories of 1966! ...

    11/22/2021

  2. Plastic Schmastic, When Do We Eat? (Metal Men 21)

    Poet Laureate Robert Frost famoulsy wrote, "Some say the world will end in a robot apocalypse, some say in being strangled by plastic garbage", but I say the world ends in baby goats and un-eaten hot dogs. Confused? Well I guess you're going to just have to listen to this ...

    11/14/2021

  3. Cub Means Something Very Different in My Circles (Jimmy Olsen 95)

    It's an 80-Page Giant!  Featuring Jimmy Olsen's wackiest disguises, AND the first appearance of Lucy Lane, who does NOT make a good first impression.  ...

    11/09/2021

  4. Flaming Wings of Justice (Hawkman 15)

    Hawkman and Hawkgirl, battling a Lovecraftian horror! Or maybe a Kaiju! Me, forgetting to follow up on Dr. HUsband's excellent observations on Eatser Island! MULTI-ATLANTIS'S! This episode has it all and belies our extreme exhaustion! ...

    10/26/2021

  5. The Hardly-Haunted Tank (G.I.Combat 119)

    What's better than four manly men  jammed into a tiny tank interior? Four manly men talking about war comics, THAT'S what! We are joined by the Battlin' Bros, Max and Rich from the Weird Warriors Podcast to discuss Haunted Tanks, dishonored soldiers, Star Trek/Wars, and oh so much more! ...

    10/19/2021