Category Archives: DC Comics

“Two Into One Won’t Go!”

Crazy, fascist Cap from the 50s versus the true, original Cap from the 40s back in the 1970s (did you follow all that?) is probably the greatest Captain America storyline ever and one of the greatest comic storylines overall, ever. Continue reading “Two Into One Won’t Go!”

“The Death of Doctor Fate”

By the time I got into regularly buying new comics in the spring of ’76, the Jesus craze was largely over, having peaked around 1970-71 with Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell, and the larger “Jesus Revolution” that made the cover of TIME for their June 21, 1971 issue. Continue reading “The Death of Doctor Fate”

When Batty Met Supey

As a nostalgia-fueled blog, it’s not surprising that human memory (specifically my human memory) would be a regular theme here, but it is just a tad surprising to me that it seems to have become the dominant theme. Continue reading When Batty Met Supey

A Super-Wonderful Valentine!

Some things just seem to fit together so naturally. Peanut butter and jelly. Abbott and Costello. Continue reading A Super-Wonderful Valentine!

Paper Monsters & Other Imaginings

In my Elektra opus posted back in May, I touched on a story titled “Paper Chase,” from Daredevil #178, cover dated January 1982, but probably on sale closer to September or October of ’81. It was only recently that I realized there was another cool story published earlier this same year with this same title. Continue reading Paper Monsters & Other Imaginings