Monthly Archives: March 2015

All-Star #4 – For America and Democracy!

Chapter One The various members of the Justice Society head for Washington D.C. in answer to the request for a meeting by the head of the FBI. He wants them to help deal with spies and saboteurs who are seeking … Continue reading

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Leading Comics #1 – concluded

Chapter Five – The Shining Knight In the hidden Wamona valley, cut off from the outside world, lives a tribe of Indians whose lifestyle is the same as it was hundreds of years ago. The Red Dragon arrives at the … Continue reading

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Leading Comics #1 – Blueprint for Crime!

A death sentence is pronounced by a judge from whom there is no appeal… In an isolated house, a doctor delivers bad news to master criminal the Hand, telling him that he only has a month left to live. The … Continue reading

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The Seven Soldiers of Victory

Since this blog is partially entitled “Golden Age DC” and not “All-Star Comics”, let’s switch gears a bit before moving on to All-Star #4 and take a look at a lesser known Golden Age team. I say they’re less well … Continue reading

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Artist Irwin Hasen has died, aged 96

Some sad news this morning. http://www.bleedingcool.com/2015/03/13/irwin-hasen-golden-age-artist-dies-at-96/ Irwin Hasen, artist on Green Lantern, Justice Society, Flash, Johnny Thunder, creator of the character Wildcat with Bill Finger, and the newspaper strip Dondi, has died at the age of 96, reported by the New … Continue reading

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All-Star Comics #3 concluded

The Atom Al Pratt is on a field trip for his geology class when he overhears a group of gangsters who are planning to rob an armored car. He changes to his Atom costume and attempts to jump on top … Continue reading

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All-Star Comics #3 – continued

The Hour-Man Rex Tyler’s boss insists that Rex escort his niece Regina to a costume ball, but finds it hilarious that Rex decides he’ll go while dressed as Hourman. Once Rex and Regina arrive, Rex is surprised to see a … Continue reading

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All-Star Comics #3: the series in transition

Society: an organized group of persons associated together for religious, benevolent, cultural, scientific, political, patriotic or other purposes. The first two issues of All-Star Comics were pure anthologies consisting of unrelated stories. Starting with the fourth issue, the format consists … Continue reading

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All-Star Comics #2 concluded

 The Hour-Man Dr. Morte, supposed psychic reader, is busy conning Mr. Davis out of his money by convincing him that his late wife Clara is speaking to him from beyond the grave. In reality, it’s someone speaking electronically, who has … Continue reading

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All-Star Comics #2 – continued

The Sandman – The Glowing Globe A man in a mask that looks like it’s made of mud tosses a glowing globe into a bank. The globe kills the guards, allowing the man to rob the vault. Meanwhile, Wesley Dodds … Continue reading

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