Strange Times & Places: Gotham City Garage #1

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we promise you’re not reading a repeat! Two things happened this week that lead to doing another ST&P: First, Kamen Rider Build ended on a game changing cliffhanger last week and I felt it better to see how it resolves before writing about the show. Second, it turns … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Adventure Comics # 352 & 353

It's time to look at a DC Comic for this week's RETRO REVIEW.  And as many of you know, I'm a big Legion of Super-Heroes fan, though I know a lot of folks really do not care for the Legion.  So I'll try to make this interesting for those that like the Legion and rather painless for those that do not.  I have pulled out … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: I, Joker

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today I’ve noticed that The Joker’s been getting a lot of protagonist love lately – so we’ll be reading 1998’s prestige format one-shot Batman: I, Joker, in which Mr. J is a straight up hero. How’s It Different? It takes place in a distant possible future, which … [Read more...]

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...]

Fabulous Find: Comixscene # 5

Happy Friday all!  The weekend has arrived and also another edition of Greg Turner's Fabulous Finds!  This week I've dug into my basement wonderland and uncovered issue number five (5) of Jim Steranko's Comixscene!  It's cover dated July - August 1973, and I purchased it at the 1974 Detroit Triple Fan Fair from Jim … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: DC: The New Frontier

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we’re looking at the second of the two all-time classic Cold War-set DC Comics Elseworlds: DC: The New Frontier! How’s It Different? It’s a Royale With Cheese and the best way to describe this mini’s timeline is “The DCU’s Post-Crisis timeline, but in real world … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Batman # 237

I'm still in the midst of the "Big Move" So once again this week, I am bringing back one of my oldest RETRO REVIEWs for you reading enjoyment.  This was originally posted in January 2010, so most of my readers of today will have not seen it before, and I suspect only of couple of you will even remember that I covered … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: The Golden Age

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we’ll be taking two weeks to examine two DC Comics stories that tackle similar themes with similar characters while being very different tales. First up is 1993’s The Golden Age! How’s It Different? Hmmm….I’d say Royale With Cheese, though honestly it barely … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: DC Comics Presents # 62

Time for another RETRO REVIEW for your reading pleasure!  I believe it's time for a DC Comics issue, so I have pulled out my copy of DC Comics Presents # 62, cover dated October 1983.  Why did I pull this particular issue out, you ask?  Good question, as it is far from a favorite issue, but next Tuesday is the Fourth … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Legion Fandom Beginnings

Say what?  That doesn't sound like a Fabulous Find, you might be thinking, and you'd be correct.  I thought I'd do something a little different this time, as I am fighting the dreaded deadline doom!  I've pulled out one of my first blog posts and have given it a bit of spit and polish.  Hopefully you'll bear with me … [Read more...]

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