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. 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

  2. You Get the Children You Deserve (The Fox and the Crow 98/Sugar and Spike 65)

    Stanley may have a monster, but the REAL story is Mr. Dover's tireless advocacy against ageism and for teachers' rights! PLUS Sugar and Spike are abandoned by their negligent parents and abducted by sentient crustaceans. ...

    2020-10-20

  3. If You Can't Beat 'Em.... (Justice League of America 45)

    The JLA goes up against the Shaggy Man, and man, is he shaggy! Almost as shaggy as...well, the OTHER Shaggy Man. Plus a tentacled moon monster, and Dr. Husband's adventures with acetone! ...

    2020-10-05

  4. If You Can't Beat 'Em.... (Justice League of America 45)

    The JLA goes up against the Shaggy Man, and man, is he shaggy! Almost as shaggy as...well, the OTHER Shaggy Man. Plus a tentacled moon monster, and Dr. Husband's adventures with acetone! ...

    2020-10-05

  5. Meta-Metal Mania (Metal Men 20/Brave and the Bold 66)

    Disgruntled scientist? Check. Racist sterotype robotic enemy? Check. Giant novelty birthday cake? Check. The Metal Men as paragons of patriotism? Now that one I didn't see coming. PLUS, Metamorpho ditches his powers for about ten minutes before thinking better of it! ...

    2020-09-28