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From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 60 Saturday Morning Silver Age: Part Four--Hanna-Barbera, the Best to You Each Saturday Morning

In television, as in all other fields of endeavour, relative status is seldom above dispute.  However, one of those rare exceptions has to…

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From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 58 Saturday Morning Silver Age: Part Two--DC's Silverman Age

If credit for the upheaval about to hit Saturday-morning children’s programming had to be given to any one man, then it would have to go to…

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From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 59 Saturday Morning Silver Age: Part Three--Marvel Makes the Scene

As difficult as it may be for some of you youngsters out there to believe, there was a time when Marvel Comics wasn’t the overwhelming, cro…

Started by Commander Benson

15 Sep 14
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From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 57 Saturday Morning Silver Age: Part One--Prelude to Super-Action

At the request of my pal, Jeff of Earth-J, who is hosting a thread on the Hanna-Barbera cartoons of the mid-1960's, I'm re-running my 2008…

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9 Sep 14
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My younger brother has died.

He was 55:-(.

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Deck Log Entry #201 The Earth-Two Silver-Age Challenge---Answers!

Whew!  I don’t think I’ve ever had every question in a quiz shot down as fast as they were this year.  Clearly, I underestimated the popula…

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10 Aug 9
Reply by Eric L. Sofer

Deck Log Entry # 200 The Earth-Two Silver-Age Challenge!

It’s summertime, and a half-century ago, if you were a DC fan, it meant the arrival of the annual team-up between the Justice League and th…

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43 Jul 31
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Deck Log Entry # 199 So, You Want to Join the X-Men . . . .

If you lived in the Marvel Universe during the Silver Age and you wanted to join the Avengers, you had to be a super-hero, or a super-villa…

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28 Jun 5
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Deck Log Entry #198 Kryptonite---a Glowing Reference (Part Three)

In Adventure Comics # 350 (Nov., 1966), a cloud of green-kryptonite particles drifts down from outer space, engulfing the stratosphere of t…

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29 Apr 23
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Deck Log Entry # 197 Kryptonite---a Glowing Reference (Part Two)

By the start of the Silver Age, Mort Weisinger had complete control of the Superman family of magazines, and he was stuck with a nigh-invin…

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14 Mar 23
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