RETRO REVIEW: Batman # 171

Thanks for coming back for a new RETRO REVIEW.  This week I found myself in the DC Comics section of the comic book vault, which is buried deep underground, in a secret location.  And once I returned above ground and the vault door safely secured behind me, I discovered I had brought to light; Batman # 171! So let's … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Justice League of America # 22

Welcome back, for the second part of a rare, two part RETRO REVIEW.  Last week I looked and wrote about Justice League of America # 21, cover dated August, 1963 and this week I'll be featuring the next comic book in the series, Justice League of America # 22, cover dated September 1963, which has the conclusion of the … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Justice League of America # 21

I've been featuring Marvel Comics for the last two months in my RETRO REVIEWs, so I thought I'd switch over to DC Comics, for a couple of columns, if that's okay with you, my readers.  So this week I've have pulled from the comics vault my copy of Justice League of America # 21.  Then next week, I'll forgo the next … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Flash # 155

Time to delve into the DC Comics section of my comic vault.  After digging around for a while, you know what happens when you start searching around in your comics, you end up reading a few dozen, but eventually I selected Flash # 155 from the vast array of comics for this week's RETRO REVIEW. And without further … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Strange Adventures # 180

Hey, hey, hey, it's time for a DC Comics' RETRO REVIEW.  Therefore, I have pulled out my copy of Strange Adventures # 180 from the DC comic book section of the vault.  This comic book is cover dated September 1965.  It features a cover drawn by Carmine Infantino and inked by Murphy Anderson.  Two gentlemen who really … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Green Lantern # 16

Welcome back to a new RETRO REVIEW.  This week it's time to take a look at a comic from the DC Comics line of comic books.  Therefore, I've dug through some of my early favorites and come out with Green Lantern # 16, cover dated; October 1962.  And why is this one of my favorite issues?  Well, I guess foremost, it's … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Superman # 233

Hey gang, welcome back!  It's time for another RETRO REVIEW of a DC Comics book.  So this week I'm looking at Superman # 233, cover dated January 1971.  It features an iconic Neal Adams' Superman image of him busting some kryptonite chains from around his chest with the words "Kryptonite Nevermore!" below the image. … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Flash # 123

Welcome to yet another RETRO REVIEW.  This week I have pulled out my copy of Flash # 123 from DC Comics.  It's cover dated September 1961, so it would likely have been on the comic book racks in June of '61, right as summer vacation began for kids across the United States.  In fact, the Flash actually mentions the date … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Mystery In Space # 75

If it's Friday, then it must be time for another RETRO REVIEW.  And this week I've uncovered a gem from way back in 1962, Mystery In Space # 75.  It's published by DC Comics and it is cover dated May 1962.  The story is a follow-up/sequel to DC Comics' Justice League of America # 3, from February/March 1961 and … [Read more...]

Retro Review: Green Lantern # 40

Howdy campers!  For this week's RETRO REVIEW, I've visited the D C Comics annex of my extensive collection and brought to light Green Lantern # 40, cover dated October 1965!  This comic features the first Silver Age team up of the Silver Age (SA) Green Lantern, Hal Jordan and the Golden Age (GA) Green Lantern, Alan … [Read more...]

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