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!

Brought to you by Bobb Robinson of Checkered Past

Latest Episodes…

  1. Best of Both Worlds (Justice League of America #46-47)

    This episode has it all - The Justice League, the Justice Society, Lulu, good Sekowsky art, the approval of a teenager, AND Jennifer DeRoss! ...

    08/01/2021

  2. A My Name is Abra (Flash 163)

    Flash has his dissipating hands full when the whole of Central City forgets he ever existed!  PLUS, Abra-Kadabra switches minds with a 64th-Century fashion icon and takes a trip to the Magic Castle! ...

    07/26/2021

  3. HoneyDOOM, m'iright? (Doom Patrol 105-106)

    Elasti-Girl and Mento are newleyweds and ready to settle into domestic bliss - if only Mento could convince her to give up her pesky independence! PLUS the menace of Mr. 103 and the emotional abuse of Beast Boy! ...

    07/19/2021

  4. Stormy Weather (Detective Comics 353)

    Batman vs Weather Wizard in a fight to the finish! Robin sidelined due to poor basketball technique! Elongated Man led astray by gypsy tea leaves! PLUS the forgotten art of Art Frahm! ...

    07/12/2021

  5. "A" is for Afterlife (Strange Adventures 190)

    Two Strange Adventures stalwarts make their costumed debuts this week (if you consider a newly-reincarnated adult body a "costume") as Animal Man and Immortal Man fight off threats worldly and under-wordly! We discuss a lost opportunity for a Krypto team-up PLUS the jarring ramifiactions of falling in love with someone ...

    06/20/2021