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Batman Begins

Not the movie… the first four adventures, including Batman’s first recurring adversary. Detective Comics #27 May 1939 The Case of the Chemical Syndicate Bill Finger wrote and Bob Kane illustrated this story of a secret agreement between four men who … Continue reading

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The Sandman debuts!

New York World’s Fair Comics #1 –¬†April 1939 Sandman at the World’s Fair Wesley Dodds, officer of and heir to the Dodds-Bessing Steel Corporation’s vast holdings, has invented a new “ray gun”. He is displaying the model at the World’s … Continue reading

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Leading Comics #4 – The Sixth Sense!

Fall 1942 The Sixth Sense A robot (“Like the one they had at the World’s Fair” one thug describes it) marches down the street and kidnaps five hoodlums, tossing them in the back of a van. The Shining Knight, flying … Continue reading

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Leading Comics #3 – The Tyrants of Time!

The Tyrants of Time Famous conquerors from history are snatched out of time. Alexander the Great, Nero, Attilla the Hun, Genghis Khan and Napoleon are all brought to New York in 1942 by Dr. Doome (no relation, though it would … Continue reading

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All-Star Comics #5 concluded

The Spectre Close this place coppers – but just try and stop me from opening elsewhere again! The Spectre leaves the JSA meeting. bored to death because there’s no crime to fight, so he goes looking for some. He finds … Continue reading

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Busy reading, not much blogging…

Sorry folks, I really need to get caught up on reviews. I always tend to read a lot and write a little. I will try to get back on track sooner rather than later!

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All-Star Comics #5 continued

Hawkman I was going to use a little subtlety in this affair, but you spoiled it all. Maybe this is the best answer to your type after all! With the JSA meeting adjourned, Hawkman flies home to “catch up on … Continue reading

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All-Star Comics #5

Chapter One The Justice Society members are pretty bored. It seems they’ve done their job too well, and crime is down across the board. But the criminals have not given up… they’ve just been laying low. The big boss, “Mister … Continue reading

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Some 1940s Green Lantern reviews…

Comic Cavalcade #6 Green Lantern – “They Are Invincible” Alfred Bester, Paul Reinman Anyone remember the old “What if?” series that Marvel used to publish? I read the occasional issue back in the day, and the book would take some … Continue reading

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Who is your favorite JSA member?

How did I miss posting in September? I guess I’ve been busy! How about a new poll? I forgot the Sandman!

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