Checkered Past

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, ...more

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Teenage Angst (Superman 190)

Teenage Angst (Superman 190)

Barking dogs! A swing and a miss from young Master Shooter! Unnecessarily hyphenated words! And the drag-iest super-villain outfit you'll ever see! (both acceptable uses of a hyphen) It's Superman #190! ...

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Faith of Our Fathers (Our Army at War 172)

Faith of Our Fathers (Our Army at War 172)

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Tub Erehw Saw Eht Dopirt? (Detective 355)

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House of the Rising Sun Boy (Adventure Comics 348)

House of the Rising Sun Boy (Adventure Comics 348)

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When I Think About You, I Punch Myself (Action Comics #341)

When I Think About You, I Punch Myself (Action Comics #341)

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