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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June 04, 2018 00:56:17
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Checkered Past Episode 15: Mystery in Space 106!

This week, we discuss space landlines, BJ and the Bear, and arguably the strangest hero of the Silver Age, Ultra the Multi-Alien! ...

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May 28, 2018 00:35:23
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Checkered Past Episode 14: Tomahawk 103!

This Memorial Day, we pause to remember all the Revolutionary War Heroes who defended our frontier from the Frankenstein Monster, Hessian scientists, and Mexican wrestlers. Heroes like Tomahawk and his Rip-Roarin' Rangers! ...

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May 21, 2018 00:58:55
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Checkered Past Episode 13: House of Mystery 157!

Dial D for Drs. Bobb and Husband to discuss muscular little people, Melania Trump, Dial H for Hero and Martian Manhunter! ...

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May 05, 2018 00:51:05
Checkered Past Episode 12: Under the Sea part 2!

Checkered Past Episode 12: Under the Sea part 2!

Work Friend Chuck re-joins us to talk about Sea Devils #28, featuring Man-Fish, Captain X, and something called a "Manosaur". ...

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April 29, 2018 01:00:45
Checkered Past Episode 11: Under the Sea part 1!

Checkered Past Episode 11: Under the Sea part 1!

Work Friend Chuck joins us to discuss Aquaman #26! Cover date March/April 1966 Cover Price 12 cents Cover Artist: Nick Cardy Edited by George Kashdan Featuring From O.G.R.E. With Hate! Writer Bob Haney, Art Nick Cardy ...

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April 22, 2018 00:53:47
Checkered Past Past Episode 10: Green Lantern 43!

Checkered Past Past Episode 10: Green Lantern 43!

Green Lantern 43 Cover date March 1966 Cover Price 12 cents Cover Artists: Gil Kane and Murphy Anderson Edited by Julius Schwartz Featuring The Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster! Writer Gardner Fox, Artists Gil Kane and Sid Greene ...

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