"While it's a technical point, do you literally mean what Mid-Nite carried in his medical bag? Because I can't recall him packing that any time but Crisis Between Earth-One and Earth-Two, and it only had the cyrotuber (note: I'm not…"
"1. 5252 78th Street
3. Alfred got a cyborg eye with a laser in it (why yes, I’m being facetious).
4. He gave Earth-One Wonder Woman boots instead of sandals.
5. Flash’s Final Fling
6. Vandal Savage
7. The Thinking Cap…"
"X-Men 12 shows Charles had lost the hair while he was still in college.
It also shows him several years older than if he'd been conceived while his parents worked on the Manhattan Project. But then it's hardly the first time Stan and Jack…"
"Actually there are valid theories that we got along fine with the neanderthals—and may have some of their genes in us.
I think Xavier's goal was partly to show that mutants, or at least good mutants, were a model minority, willing to…"
"I've never heard Giant-Size X-Men as the starting point for the Bronze Age--it seems way too late.
You have a good point about the lack of any other staff. Perhaps Xavier's telepathy let him pluck what he needed from other people, like a…"
"The Last Innocent Year, which covers 1964, is also very good. It looks at how trends on both the right and left began to splinter the established consensus American had been running under.
I look forward to seeing what you think of Ten Cent Plague."
"Having just reread the red-green kryptonite story, I'm honestly not sure the green k contributed anything. Growing a third eye seems like a fairly normal red k effect, hardly the nightmarish transformation announced on the cover."
"Reading the Showcase Superman collections I noticed one of the Silver Age tricks for giving Superman a challenge was when he had to pretend he wasn't there — "If SPECTRE discovers I'm helping James Bond they'll shut up shop…"