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Deck Log Entry # 177 Happy Thanksgiving 2014!

When it comes to television specials during the traditional holiday season, Thanksgiving gets the short shrift.   How the Grinch Stole Chri…

Started by Commander Benson

8 Nov 28, 2014
Reply by Ron M.

Deck Log Entry # 174 The Silver-Age Challenge---So You Think You Know the Man of Steel? Answers!

Pencils down!   This is exactly the way I like one of my quizzes to play out.  Everyone who took a shot at it did respectably well, either…

Started by Commander Benson

57 Aug 16, 2014
Reply by Commander Benson

Deck Log Entry # 173 The Silver-Age Challenge---So, You Think You Know the Man of Steel?

It always goes this way.  I get an idea for a Silver-Age quiz because a couple of good questions pop into my head.      Now you might be th…

Started by Commander Benson

35 Jul 18, 2014
Reply by Eric L. Sofer

Deck Log Entry # 162 Hero of Song and Story

By 1962, Joe Oriolo had two famous cartoon characters on his résumé.  Twenty-three years earlier, while moonlighting from his day job as an…

Started by Commander Benson

16 Jul 7, 2014
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 161 A Forgotten Gem: Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos # 7 (May, 1964) (Part Two)

“The Court-Martial of Sergeant Fury”   Editor and writer:  Stan Lee  Art:  Jack Kirby (pencils), George Roussos (inks)     The case of The…

Started by Commander Benson

42 May 6, 2014
Reply by Captain Comics

From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 41 America's Super-Squad

I was never a fan of Charlton Comics.  Like most of the also-ran comics companies of the Silver Age, they always came across as “Brand X”. …

Started by Commander Benson

10 Jan 17, 2014
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 167 Merry Christmas 2013!

For youngsters all over the world, Christmas is a day of pure joy and excitement.   Except for that sub-set of children whose birthdays als…

Started by Commander Benson

8 Dec 26, 2013
Reply by doc photo

Deck Log Entry # 163 Death in the Silver Age: Ferro Lad, R.I.P.

If veteran comics pro Jim Shooter had been run over by a bus on his eighteenth birthday, he still would have been a significant figure in t…

Started by Commander Benson

40 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Luke Blanchard

Deck Log Entry # 164 Wedding Announcement

I won’t be discussing any nuggets of Silver-Age goodness this time around, folks.  In fact, there won’t be anything comics related.  This o…

Started by Commander Benson

25 Dec 16, 2013
Reply by Emerkeith Davyjack

Deck Log Entry # 165 Happy Thanksgiving 2013!

When you think of Thanksgiving, you think of turkey, of course.  And the Macy’s parade.  And football.  But Thanksgiving is not associated…

Started by Commander Benson

10 Dec 3, 2013
Reply by Fraser Sherman



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