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. Women's Intuition, only it's Batman (Detective Comics 352)

    I've got a HUNCH you'll love listening about Batman's strange new super-power of just GUESSING where crimes will occur. PLUS Elongated Man breaks the bank (and a few criminal jaws) in Monte Carlo! ...

    2020-12-02

  2. Water, Water, Everywhere (Action Comics 338 & 339)

    Superman - no, not THAT Superman - fights the inter-dimensional criminal mastermind Muto in the far-flung future world of the 30th Century - no, not THAT 30th Century, apparently - all while avoiding his fatal weakness to (checks notes) um....WATER. ...

    2020-11-16

  3. Is That a City in your Bottle or Are You Just Happy To See Me? (World's Finest 158)

    Robin and Jimmy discoevr three shrunken cities in a cave in the woods and that's not even the whackiest thing that happens in this issue! Brainiac has a secret brother! Superman is useless in a fight! And RObin doesn't even have sense enough to wear socks when he's hiking! ...

    2020-11-01

  4. Is That a City in your Bottle or Are You Just Happy To See Me? (World's Finest 158)

    Robin and Jimmy discoevr three shrunken cities in a cave in the woods and that's not even the whackiest thing that happens in this issue! Brainiac has a secret brother! Superman is useless in a fight! And RObin doesn't even have sense enough to wear socks when he's hiking! ...

    2020-11-01

  5. Technically, the Nazi's On Your Shoulder (G.I. Combat 118/Our Army At War 169)

    In which we discover that Haunted Tank stories would work just as well - better, perhaps - without the haunted part. Also, metaphorically speaking, SGT Rock talks more than a ...well, than something that talks a lot. Join us for tipsy war stories! ...

    2020-10-28