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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March 02, 2022 00:45:24
Like Tarzan, but not! (Detective Comics 354)

Like Tarzan, but not! (Detective Comics 354)

Dr. Bobb's twerking injury! Cap'n Butler's fart attack! Dr. Husband's love of Infantino inking himself! PLIUS a sub-par Batman story and an above-average Elongated Man story equaling one okay issue of Detective Comics! ...

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February 22, 2022 01:04:10
Gnome-Body Knows The Trouble I Seen (Star-Spangled War Stories 128/Fox and Crow 99)

Gnome-Body Knows The Trouble I Seen (Star-Spangled War Stories 128/Fox and Crow 99)

Hey have you heard there's an uncharted island in the Pacific where dinosaurs still live? Everyone seems to know about it, yet no one has CHARTED IT. PLUS what about the little boy down the lane who consorts with ghosts of dictators and ancient demons and whatnot? I wonder what the HOA would say about THAT! ...

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153

February 14, 2022 00:55:14
Queens for a Day! (Lois Lane 67)

Queens for a Day! (Lois Lane 67)

Poor Lois, she's so consumed with fending off her blackmailer that she misses Clark changing to Superman right in front of her! PLUS - The Queen of Sheba's hairy demon legs AND the craziest hitchhiking story you'll ever hear! ...

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152

February 08, 2022 00:57:11
Green Berets and Green Globs (Our Fighting Forces 102/ Tales of the Unexpected 96)

Green Berets and Green Globs (Our Fighting Forces 102/ Tales of the Unexpected 96)

In an exciting twist, Green Beret Capt. Hunter becomaes a Kindergarten teacher! And speaking of Green, have you heard about the Green Glob? ...

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February 04, 2022 00:53:25
The Big Lie (Adventures of Bob Hope 100)

The Big Lie (Adventures of Bob Hope 100)

Mayor-for-a-day Super-Hip, elevated to the highest office in the land through the machinations of BIG TADWALLADER! Bob Hope, America's most beloved comedian, helpless to intervene! It might be our most RELEVANT episode TO DATE! (Not really but you'll listen anyway, right?) ...

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150

January 26, 2022 01:26:53
Sesqui-sensational! (Action Comics 340)

Sesqui-sensational! (Action Comics 340)

It's our gala 150th episode!  (Well, not really GALA per se...mostly just a regular episode with extra crap thrown in). We look at Action Comics 340, plus bits and bobs from Heart Throbs 103, Falling in Love 85 and Falling in Love 143 - PLUS! The triumphant return of The Girls' Young Romance True Love Story iPhone Voice Memo Players! ...

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