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. I guess we're lucky there are only NINE unknowns (Hawkman #14)

    The Winged Wonder and the Pinioned Princess are back at it, battling through their exhaustion and ennui to (checks notes) absorb the accumulated knowledge of humanity and keep some sacred relics out of the hands of C.A.W. (Criminal Alliance of the World). Just another day in the life of ...

    2020-07-19

  2. I guess we're lucky there are only NINE unknowns (Hawkman #14)

    The Winged Wonder and the Pinioned Princess are back at it, battling through their exhaustion and ennui to (checks notes) absorb the accumulated knowledge of humanity and keep some sacred relics out of the hands of C.A.W. (Criminal Alliance of the World). Just another day in the life of America's ...

    2020-07-19

  3. Earth-X Marks the Spot (not THAT Earth-X) (Jimmy Olsen #93)

    Jimmy stumbles upon Professor Potter's dangeraously unattended dimensional transporter - literally stumbles, as in trips and activates it - and finds himself in a crazy mixed up world where Perry White loves Jimmy as a son! Clark Kent is the Joker! Matadors wear blue capes instead of red! Oh, ...

    2020-06-23

  4. Hard Travelin' Heroes (and hard-drinkin' hosts) (Green Lantern #76)

    We interrupt our regularly-scheduled show to pay tribute to the late Denny O'Neil (1939-2020) wherein I give Dr. Husband his first taste of Denny, Neil Adams, and the glories of DC's Bronze Age. A balm for our troubled times. ...

    2020-06-13

  5. Hard Travelin' Heroes (and hard-drinkin' hosts) (Green Lantern #76)

    We interrupt our regularly-scheduled show to pay tribute to the late Denny O'Neil (1939-2020) wherein I give Dr. Husband his first taste of Denny, Neil Adams, and the glories of DC's Bronze Age. A balm for our troubled times. ...

    2020-06-13