Checkered Past

From February, 1966 through August, 1967, DC Comics branded all their publications with a checkerbo ... more

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148

December 12, 2021 00:56:17
Run, Davey, Run! (Teen Titans 4)

Run, Davey, Run! (Teen Titans 4)

Can Davey live up to the expectations of his stage father? Can Wonder Girl escape from the clutches of the hobo jungle? CAN ANYONE EXPLAIN WHY SPEEDY IS CALLED SPEEDY WHEN HIS POWERS HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH SPEED? Speedy meets up with the other kid heroes to vsit the 1964 summer Olympics, and while they're at it, maybe bust up an international hate group to boot! ...

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147

December 01, 2021 01:11:27
Nobody Likes a Fast Boy (Brave and the Bold 67)

Nobody Likes a Fast Boy (Brave and the Bold 67)

Flash is dead and Batman don't feel so great himself! Who would, what with a gang of super-fast troublmakers gallavanting around Gotham City? My recommendation, Bats, is to do as I did and break up your day with a nice, long nap! ...

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146

November 22, 2021 01:03:58
Do Androids Dream of Eclectic Creeps? (Superman 189)

Do Androids Dream of Eclectic Creeps? (Superman 189)

Faced with a choice between an idyllic life on a restored Krypton, and the certain destruction of Earth, the noble Superman chooses (checks notes) THE LATTER. Join us, won't you, for a read-through of one of the most bonkers Superman stories of 1966! ...

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145

November 14, 2021 01:02:56
Plastic Schmastic, When Do We Eat? (Metal Men 21)

Plastic Schmastic, When Do We Eat? (Metal Men 21)

Poet Laureate Robert Frost famoulsy wrote, "Some say the world will end in a robot apocalypse, some say in being strangled by plastic garbage", but I say the world ends in baby goats and un-eaten hot dogs. Confused? Well I guess you're going to just have to listen to this episode then! ...

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144

November 09, 2021 01:21:58
Cub Means Something Very Different in My Circles (Jimmy Olsen 95)

Cub Means Something Very Different in My Circles (Jimmy Olsen 95)

It's an 80-Page Giant!  Featuring Jimmy Olsen's wackiest disguises, AND the first appearance of Lucy Lane, who does NOT make a good first impression.  ...

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143

October 26, 2021 00:52:29
Flaming Wings of Justice (Hawkman 15)

Flaming Wings of Justice (Hawkman 15)

Hawkman and Hawkgirl, battling a Lovecraftian horror! Or maybe a Kaiju! Me, forgetting to follow up on Dr. HUsband's excellent observations on Eatser Island! MULTI-ATLANTIS'S! This episode has it all and belies our extreme exhaustion! ...

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