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. Checkered Past Episode 30: Adventure Comics 342!

    Objection overruled! Star Boy is on trial for breaking the Legion Code against killing, but don't worry, Superboy's got the defense locked up! (Spoiler alert: Go ahead and worry) PLUS: Superboy's first meeting with best friend Pete! Will Pete discover his secret identity? (Spoiler alert: ...


  2. Checkered Past Episode 29: Action Comics 335!

    The Action-Packed (pun intended) sequel to our very first episode! We talk about Charlie's Angels! Grease 2! Mego Dolls! And a little bit about Superman and Supergirl! Plus for your listening enjoyment...chewing sounds and dog noises throughout! ...


  3. Checkered Past Episode 28: Capt. Storm 12!

    What do you get when you cross a peg-leg PT Captain with America's sweetheart Miss Cherry Pie? Zany hi-jinks in the coastal waterways of the WWII-era South Pacific, that's what! Join me and Dr. Husband for our very first look at Captain Storm, PLUS a radio drama by the Our ...


  4. Checkered Past Episode 27: Justice League of America 43!

    America's Sweethearts, Charlie and Kelly, return to discuss Justice League of America #43, featuring the debut of the Royal Flush Gang! ...


  5. Checkered Past Episode 26: Batman 179!

    America's sweethearts, Charlie and Kelly, join us to riddle out department stores, the orgins of soda pop, Bubba the Redneck Werewolf, and also a little Batman! ...