Strange Times & Places: Batman #131

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today we’re reading in-universe fanfic from 1960’s Batman #131! How’s It Different? This is a classic Imaginary Story, with a twist – it is being written in-universe by Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred. Luckily, this tale predates the “Alfred as Father Figure” take on … [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: 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: 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...]

Fabulous Find: 1968 Marvel Inflatable Pillows

Hey, Hey, Hey, it's another Fabulous Find!  This week I bring to your attention the 1968 inflatable Marvel plastic pillows from Marvel Comics and Massachusetts Art Pillows.  Maybe you remember seeing them advertised in your Silver Age Marvel Comic books, I sure do.  Though I have never had the pleasure of owning one, I … [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...]

RETRO REVIEW: Metamorpho # 2

Welcome to another Friday!  This week, I've pulled out Metamorpho # 2, from D C Comics.  It's cover dated October 1965 and is the third appearance of a relatively new character.  Metamorpho had first made his appearance just six months earlier, in Brave and the Bold # 57, cover dated January 1965, where his origin was … [Read more...]

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