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From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 52 Timely Questions---Part Two

Over at Marvel, editor Stan Lee was, apparently, able to resist the temptation to use time-travel plots for stories.  At least, on a regula…

Started by Commander Benson

2 Jun 12
Reply by Fraser Sherman

From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 51 Timely Questions---Part One

Time-travel stories have always been a tempting device for comics writers.  They broaden the vistas and allow fresh backdrops for adventure…

Started by Commander Benson

4 May 19
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 216 A Forgotten Gem: Justice League of America # 27 (May, 1964)---Part Two

Naturally, you might be asking:  “Why Justice League of America # 27?”  After all, there were more significant stories published during its…

Started by Commander Benson

20 Apr 18
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 215 A Forgotten Gem: Justice League of America # 27 (May, 1964)---Part One

“The ‘I’ Who Defeated the Justice League”   Editor:  Julius Schwartz   Writer:  Gardner Fox   Art:  Mike Sekowsky (pencils), Bernard Sachs…

Started by Commander Benson

7 Apr 4
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 214 Lois Lane's Three Super-Cupids

Ask the question, “Who is Superman’s girl friend?”, and even those folks who’ve never seen a Superman movie or television show or comic boo…

Started by Commander Benson

5 Mar 4
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 213 "Youthenising" the Kents

In the Superman mythos created by DC editor Mort Weisinger, “the adventures of Supeman when he was a boy” appearing in Superboy and Adventu…

Started by Commander Benson

20 Feb 17
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 212 Merry Christmas 2018!

I have a particular group in mind for this year’s Christmas entry to my Deck Log.  Come to think of it, though, it’s probably a pretty larg…

Started by Commander Benson

4 Dec 25, 2018
Reply by Richard Willis

Deck Log Entry # 211 Happy Thanksgiving 2018!

It was Thanksgiving Day, 1942, and the dinner table at Norman’s house was set for the holiday feast.  The good china.  Polished silverware.…

Started by Commander Benson

7 Nov 27, 2018
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From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 26 Here Come the Jordans!

The holidays must have been a lonely time for most Silver-Age super-heroes.  The adult ones, anyway.  For few of them had family to be with…

Started by Commander Benson

1 Nov 2, 2018
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 210 The Silver-Age Challenge---DC Edition III . . . Answers!

And we’re back!   I was pleased to see a great deal of participation this time around, and I was impressed at the fact that it appeared tha…

Started by Commander Benson

8 Sep 27, 2018
Reply by Dave Palmer

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