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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September 30, 2018 01:07:31
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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: Yes, but not yet) ...

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September 16, 2018 01:19:14
Checkered Past Episode 29: Action Comics 335!

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! ...

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September 09, 2018 00:47:33
Checkered Past Episode 28: Capt. Storm 12!

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 All-American Men of War, at War, Players! ...

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September 02, 2018 01:06:09
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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! ...

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August 26, 2018 01:18:42
Checkered Past Episode 26: Batman 179!

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! ...

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August 19, 2018 00:34:46
Checkered Past Episode 25: Strange Adventures 186!

Checkered Past Episode 25: Strange Adventures 186!

It's our 25th episode! The My Greatest Strange Mystery Tale Adventure Players drop by to share three cerebral tales of the weird and whimsical from Strange Adventures #186! ...

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