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. Tor Five Bitcha People (Wonder Woman #161!)

    Wonder Woman battles a cold war-era spy (or maybe it's World War II??) as well as a mummy's curse, the inherent sexism of mid-century America, and a brain-damaged Steve Trevor's roaming hands! (Or maybe he's not brain-damaged, maybe he's just a dick) Join us for all the fun! ...

    12/29/2018

  2. Never Trust a Robot with an 'X' in its Name!

    Dr. Husband makes his triumphant return just in time to discuss scheming South American vixens, shrunken bottle cities, and Hollywood actors-turned gangsters! It's Superman #185, people, try and keep up! ...

    12/23/2018

  3. Never Trust a Robot with an 'X' in its Name!

    Dr. Husband makes his triumphant return just in time to discuss scheming South American vixens, shrunken bottle cities, and Hollywood actors-turned gangsters! It's Superman #185, people, try and keep up! ...

    12/23/2018

  4. Wings of Love: Hawkman (vol. 1) #13!

    Former work friend Chuck returns to talk about his SECOND favorite hero, Hawkman! Hawkman must battle to win the love of a Nordic femme fatale from the center of the Earth, while battling giant frost robots and the Valkyrie's unfrozen ex-boyfriends. Oh, and, he's already married which complicates things. Don't ...

    12/17/2018

  5. It's Not The Size That Matters!

    Former Work Friend Chuck (formerly working, not former friend) is here to ignore the dog noises in the background and talk about his fourth favorite hero, The Atom! Also the Atom's psychotic fiancee, flower faeries, phallic plant stamens, and good old American scientific ingenuity. Tune in! ...

    12/10/2018