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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November 19, 2019 01:15:46
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Brotherly Love (Superboy #129)

Great Scott! A b-boy...flying! With Super-Powers *gulp* j-just like Superboy's! Well, don't panic, folks, just a little goodf-natured teenage tomfoolery and/or aliens visiting from other worlds POSSIBLY the long dead planet Krypton! Join as we meet a couple of Superboy's would-be brothers in Superboy #129, PLUS the debut of the fully orchestrated 80-Page Giant song! ...

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November 11, 2019 01:10:53
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Back to the Future! (New Frontier #1 and 2)

Something different this week - I give Dr. Husband a modern-ish comic or two to read, influenced by Silver Age themes and characters. First up - Darwyn Cooke's monumental and much-beloved New Frontier! What did Dr. Husband, well-known hater of cartoony art, think? You'll just have to listen to find out! ...

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October 27, 2019 00:57:38
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Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink (Sea Devils #29

Lost Civilizations! Giant Robots! Sea Monsters! Sounds exciting, don't it? Well get ready to lower your expectations as we take a look at Sea Devils #29! ...

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October 27, 2019 00:57:38
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Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink (Sea Devils #29)

Lost Civilizations! Giant Robots! Sea Monsters! Sounds exciting, don't it? Well get ready to lower your expectations as we take a look at Sea Devils #29! ...

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October 20, 2019 01:07:37
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Kids are the WURST, m'iright? (World's Finest #157)

Superman and Batman have a couple of big problems - THEIR SONS. What do you do with a misbehaving youth when said youth has super-powers, short of locking him in a room with deadly radiation? (Or, you know, you could make that your plan A like Superman does) Join us for a discussion of World's Finest #157! ...

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October 20, 2019 01:07:37
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Kids are the WURST, m'iright? (World's Finest #157)

Superman and Batman have a couple of big problems - THEIR SONS. What do you do with a misbehaving youth when said youth has super-powers, short of locking him in a room with deadly radiation? (Or, you know, you could make that your plan A like Superman does) Join us for a discussion of World's Finest #157! ...

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