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 27, 2022 00:45:26
All Press is Good Press! (Blackhawk 224)

All Press is Good Press! (Blackhawk 224)

Blackhawk and the fellas are facing a mountain of gloomy headlines - and speaking of gloomy headlines, did you know that 57% of Blackhawks come from countries where women have more bodily autonomy that in the USA? HAWKAAAAAAAAA!!!! ...

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June 22, 2022 01:32:30
But Didn't Mental Man Smell Like Fish? (Lois Lane #68)

But Didn't Mental Man Smell Like Fish? (Lois Lane #68)

It's an 80-Page Giant! Giving Lois Lane plenty of room to spread her wings and find new ways of tricking Superman into marrying her! In the immortal words of Dr. Husband, "I've never been so angry at a comic character in all my life." ...

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June 12, 2022 01:02:27
Mediocre Minds Think Alike (Jimmy Olsen 96)

Mediocre Minds Think Alike (Jimmy Olsen 96)

Jimmy Olsen is the dumbest man in two universes - not necessarily a bad thing, but it may explain why he remains a cub reporter despite traversing interstellar space! Join us for a fun-filled romp through Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsenb #96! ...

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June 07, 2022 01:21:33
Cancelled Comic Cavalcade (All-American Men of War 117/ Mystery in Space 110)

Cancelled Comic Cavalcade (All-American Men of War 117/ Mystery in Space 110)

Pity poor Ultra the Multi-Alien - no sooner has he found a way to change back to Ace Arn at will (all the better to woo sweet Bonnie Blake!) than he single-handedly gets Mystery in Space cancelled! Johnny Cloud doesn't fare much better on his road to Loser-dom, as the bell also tolls for All-American Men of War. Join us for this somber celebration! ...

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May 30, 2022 01:02:26
Krypto-Currency (Superboy 132)

Krypto-Currency (Superboy 132)

Krypto returns to the Space Canine Patrol Agents and the exciting world of charitable donations! PLUS: Attend the tale of Allan Vale, you'll never hear a sadder tale. Join us for Superboy #132! ...

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May 23, 2022 01:09:04
Walk Like the Egyptian Deity of Your Choice! (House of Mystery 161)

Walk Like the Egyptian Deity of Your Choice! (House of Mystery 161)

Robby Reed can't make heads or tails of this new villain who has plenty of heads to go around! PLUS MArtian Manhunter is about to get some action, if you know what I mean (wink wink!) Join us for House of Mystery #161! ...

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