A couple months back, a Saturday morning favorite of mine celebrated the golden jubilee of its debut as Super Friends premiered on the ABC television network on September 8, 1973. Continue reading Super Friends 50th Anniversary
Baseball season has begun, just a couple weeks old now, so I figured it would be a good time to look back at a baseball-themed comic. Continue reading The Superheroes vs. Supervillains Baseball Game
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”
I don’t know about the rest of you, but with the state of the world being what it is right now, I could use a light-hearted distraction like talking about silly comic book characters. So let’s talk about my number one, all-time favorite: Spider-Man. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 1: An Arachnid in Amber?
This year’s Valentine’s Day post will be a bit different, as it will not be featuring any conventional, human romance. Continue reading Puppy Love
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
Some things just seem to fit together so naturally. Peanut butter and jelly. Abbott and Costello. Continue reading A Super-Wonderful Valentine!
It was only two to three weeks back that I was trying to get in touch with Denny O’Neil. Continue reading Denny O’Neil 1939-2020
Yesterday was the 82nd anniversary of the publication of Action Comics #1—in other words, Superman’s birthday. Continue reading A Super 82nd & Other Nostalgia
Is DC going to survive much longer? This is the question we find ourselves facing right now. Continue reading The Final Crisis?