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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June 09, 2019 00:52:24
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Night of the Hunter(s) (Our Fighting Forces #99)

If you can make it through our ignorant history of the Vietnam War, the story of when G.I Joe defected to the VietCong, and our vicious dog warding off intruders, then you'll enjoy the story of Phil and Nick Hunter, psychic twins (and their theoretical invisible triplet Tab), premiering in Our Fighting Forces #99! ...

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May 29, 2019 01:10:08
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Beauty Is As Beauty Does (Action Comics #336)

Supergirl may be the reigning Miss Cosmos, but she's still ugly (on the outside, that is). Can even a beautiful Bizarro duplicate and a Super-Horse help her now? It's Action Comics #336 - PLUS a new radio drama by the Girls' Young Romance True Love Story Players! ...

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May 18, 2019 00:50:22
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But what happened to the dog?!? (Our Army at War #166/Fox and the Crow #97)

Hey kids, DON'T FEED YOUR DOGS CHOCOLATE (unless your "dog" is Stanley's Monster, we'd be totally fine with that) and remember, before you start beating off Nazis, THE EYES OF ALL SERGEANTS WILL BE WATCHING YOU. Join us for Fox and the Crow # 97 and Our Army At War #166! Fox and the Crow Cartoons: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLedflAfnnzWYJ6mUre7Chq2tX-lF3_C-C ...

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May 13, 2019 00:56:53
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"I Am The Squid, Beware My Liquid!" (House of Mystery #158)

The H-Dial - stolen! Martian Manhunter - trapped in the past! The Squid - shooting various "liquid mixtures" from his mighty helmet gun! All this, plus Bobb reveals his very first super-hero creation, The Purple Pee-er! Join us as we explore House of Mystery #158! Music: "Silver and Sunshine" perfromed by The Looking Glass "Love Shack" perfromed by The B-52's "Theme from Dr. Shrinker" perfromed by us ...

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May 13, 2019 00:56:53
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"I Am The Squid, Beware My Liquid!" (House of Mystery #158)

The H-Dial - stolen! Martian Manhunter - trapped in the past! The Squid - shooting various "liquid mixtures" from his mighty helmet gun! All this, plus Bobb reveals his very first super-hero creation, The Purple Pee-er! Join us as we explore House of Mystery #158! Music: "Silver and Sunshine" perfromed by The Looking Glass "Love Shack" perfromed by The B-52's "Theme from Dr. Shrinker" perfromed by us ...

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May 06, 2019 01:08:33
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A Boy and His Morlak (Superboy #128)

Superboy - a wayward youth? Jor-El - the CAUSE of Krypton's destruction? And Krypto - hopped up on goofballs? It sounds like a nightmare - because it is! (Except for the Krypto part, that actually happened) Join us as we explore Superboy #128! Music: "Silver and Sunshine" performed by The Looking Glass "Holiday for Flutes" performed by the David Rose Orchestra "Krypto"from the 1966 Tifton LP "Songs and Stories About Superman" ...

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