RETRO REVIEW: Doom Patrol # 100

Welcome back to a new RETRO REVIEW!  And this week, I am looking at Doom Patrol # 100, cover dated December 1965 from DC Comics.  The comic sports a cover both pencilled and inked by Bob Brown and features Elasti-Girl battling a dinosaur!  I don't know what it was about DC back in the Silver Age, but their editors … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Plastic Man # 2

Okay, time for a new RETRO REVIEW, so I've dug out my copy of Plastic Man # 2, published by D C Comics, though they were known as National Comics back in the day, when this comic was published.  Oh yeah, for the record, the issue is cover dated; February 1967, but it would have been displayed on the comic book spinner … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: My Greatest Adventure # 80

Greetings to all my fellow comic book fans, be it here, at the Back To The Past website, or those that follow me on Facebook or Twitter.  It is time, once again, to take a look at a DC Comics comic book.  Therefore, this week, I've pulled out from the DC vault, a comic that goes by the name of; My Greatest Adventure # … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Adventures of Jerry Lewis # 83

For today's RETRO REVIEW I have pulled out my copy of The Adventure Of Jerry Lewis # 83.  It is cover dated August 1964 and is published by DC Comics (though at the time they were still called National Periodical Publications).  The cover is both pencilled and inked by Bob Oksner and it features Jerry Lewis meeting … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Marvel Super-Heroes # 18

Welcome back everyone!  It's time for another RETRO REVIEW!  Normally this week I'd be looking at a D C Comic book, but since today is the official opening of Marvel Comics' Guardians Of The Galaxy movie, I thought you'd forgive me if I stick with Marvel for this week and return to the rotation and a DC comic in two … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: X-Men #s 49 – 51

It's time for another RETRO REVIEW, so settle back and let's turn the time machine back to 1968!  This week I've unearthed from my collection X-Men numbers 49 through 51 from Marvel Comics.  These three books are cover dated, October through December 1968, meaning that they would have been on the comic racks during the … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Doom Patrol # 104

This week’s RETRO REVIEW looks at DC Comics’ Doom Patrol # 104, cover dated June 1966.  It features a rare wedding in a comic book, between two comic book characters.  But it didn’t make the headlines like the marriage of Reed and Sue (Storm) Richards or Peter (Spider-Man) Parker & Mary Jane Watson over at Marvel … [Read more...]

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