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 5: Detective Comics 348!

    Detective Comics 348 Cover date February 1966 Cover Price 12 cents Cover Artist: Joe Kubert and Ira Schnapp Edited by Julius Schwartz “Birdmaster of Bedlam!” Writer Robert Kanigher, Artist Sheldon Moldoff and Joe Giella in which Batman and his Buddy battle a be-turbaned birdbrain! When a plane carrying Miss USA crash lands after it is attacked by ...

    03/19/2018

  2. Checkered Past Episode 4

    ![text](https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-wDAP9Lg76vo/Wp_YOBXh7aI/AAAAAAAAAno/mg89EwyLUUwr7C_OGngb5kAItMQAVv2rACLcBGAs/s1600/ourfightingforces98.jpg) ![text](https://1.bp.blogspot.com/--A3n_HSx0V0/Wp_YOIPJfmI/AAAAAAAAAnk/F03ObBA209AjHLG4gVEiiWK9XxBoKVpMwCLcBGAs/s320/girlslove117.jpg) This week! Our Fighting Forces 98 Cover date February 1966 Cover Price 12 cents Cover Artist: Irv Novick Edited by Robert Kanigher “Death Wore a Grin” Writer Robert Kanigher, Artist Irv Novick in which the Fightin’ Devil Dog puts a strangulatin’ shutdown on a sinewy Sumo fighter “Breakthrough in Reverse” art by Jack Abel In which some soldiers ...

    03/11/2018

  3. Checkered Past Episode 3: Adventure Comics #341

    Poor Hate-Face. And Leeta 87. Oh, and Triplicate Girl. ...

    03/03/2018

  4. Checkered Past Episode 2: Brave and the Bold #64 and Metal Men #18

    Misogyny reigns this week as we explore Brave and Bold #64 and Metal Men #18. Sorry, women, for everything ever! ![BB64](https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-1GwbIP0ahxw/Wo1imXgSr7I/AAAAAAAABbY/7BH8pWmNQ-QuxvAHId7YLmk5iovIiJlegCLcBGAs/s1600/bravebold64.jpg)![MM18](https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-bRYerigM6rg/Wo1imFawDFI/AAAAAAAABbc/64jjYb8aAccftqiT2oNAfFerV_zbwX0BwCLcBGAs/s1600/metalmen18.jpg) ...

    02/24/2018

  5. Checkered Past Episode 1: Action Comics #333

    Are ya ready? Are ya with it? This week, Dr. Bobb and Dr. Husband discuss the psychological traume of Superman, and the dickishness of Superboy, from Action Comics #333! ...

    02/17/2018