Tag Archives: Golden Age

All-American Comics #16 – Green Lantern’s origin

I think Alan Scott’s origin story is fairly well-known to GL fans. In July 1940, young engineer Alan Scott is on a train, traveling with his friend Jimmy towards a trestle bridge that the engineering firm employing both has built. … Continue reading

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Golden Age Superman – the changing decade of the 40s

Thanks to Kitchen Sink Press and later IDW, we have the full run of Superman’s color Sunday newspaper strips from the decade of the 1940s, and about a third of the daily strips so far. Prior to a few years … Continue reading

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All-Star Comics #1 – Summer 1940

Hawkman¬† vs. the Sorceror Trygg Carter Hall is in Wales looking for adventure.¬† He finds it when he hears a woman named Margo calling for help. Her brother Jan has been kidnapped by her uncle Trygg and is being tortured. … Continue reading

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Welcome! How I got into comics and how I discovered the Justice Society of America.

Like so many comic book fans my age, the first DC character I got to know was Batman, thanks to the show that starred Adam West as Batman. As a kid growing up in the 1970s, that show was in … Continue reading

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