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. 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! ...


  2. Take that, UNKNOWN

    Have an unknown that needs challenged? Good luck getting ahold of these mooks - the self-styled "Challengers of the Unknown" don't even have a freaking telephone, just a needlessly complicated system of radio transmitters and ponderously slow television monitors. PLUS THEY DON'T EVEN HAVE A DOG. Join us for ...


  3. Super-What, now?

    My heterosexual friend Jake joins me to talk about a comic with Bob Hope on the amsthead that has nary a mention of Bob Hope on the inside...but plenty of Hot Rodders, a man-eating Cat Lady, and Super-Hip! And don't forget to take the Brotherhood Quotient Quiz! ...


  4. Maybe you CAN pin a medal on a Gorilla!

    On this Veteran's Day, we pause to remember the most misunderstood mammal in this man's Marines, SGT Gorilla, USMC! Brought to you by the Our All-American Men of War, At War Players! Semper Fi, Sarge! ...


  5. BLOCKBUSTED (Detective Comics 349!)

    I can hardly hear myself think what with all the dog growling and laundry doing and Blockbusting! Blockbuster is back to...ummm....BUST Batman and Robin, plus Elongated Man attacks crime with his nose, knees, and middle finger! ...