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Happy birthday Mr. Silver Age 2019

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr. Silver Age May 29. 12 Replies

How about that! Craig made it through another year, with hardly any sign of (silver) aging! Your pal, Hoy…Continue

DC / Marvel Crossover - Bob Hope

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Elyea Mar 29. 5 Replies

I was reading Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #43 this evening and ran across this crossover appearance by DC Comics' 1950s and 1960s superstar Bob Hope. Hoy…Continue

Three of a Kind

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Wrexham yesterday. 149 Replies

I was looking through some old comics when I thought of a new game. I call it Three of a Kind. Here's my first entry. Hoy…Continue

Scooby-Doo Team-up 36 - A tribute to Silver Age DC comedy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Willis Aug 28, 2018. 23 Replies

I bought this issue because it had Angel and the Ape on the cover. I was surprised that they weren't the only Silver Age DC comedy characters to show up inside. I've posted a few panels. See if you…Continue

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Peter Wrexham replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Surely that never happened? Actually, I remember this Legion tale.  It features six teens who have the same powers as six members of the Legion, because they come from the same planets.  The applicants claimed that the Legion's…"
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Fred W. Hill replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Gotta say, just from the cover image, looks like the then new Avengers are going to get creamed by the original team.  Hank might do ok against his alternate self and Hawkeye might hold his own against Iron Man, but the chances of Cap beating…"
Saturday
Dave Palmer replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"The Missile Men created evil duplicates of the Metal Men (this seems to happen a lot), but they didn’t make the cover. Doc Magnus creates another set of robots with similar properties to the original Metal Men (Silver, Cobalt, Osmium, Zinc,…"
Friday
Dave Palmer replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Here are three more Probably my favorite JLA of all time.  The Earth-1 Johnny Thunder has control of the Thunderbolt and creates an evil JLA.  Don’t mess with Dr. Fate. The Scarlet Centurion creates an alternate reality where the…"
Friday
Hoy Murphy replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Any other Silver Age teams have evil counterparts with essentially the same powers? Hoy"
Friday
Hoy Murphy replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Someone should write a story about the Sphinx vs. The Riddler. Hoy"
Friday
Mr. Silver Age replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"It's hard to imagine the plots are very similar, given the different situations depicted and how distinctively complex Superman stories often were. But I wouldn't be surprised if Binder figured he could use the concept for a Superman…"
Friday
Peter Wrexham replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"According to the GCD, the stories in Mystery in Space and Action Comics were both written by Otto Binder.  The two issues were published slightly over a year apart, in Feb/March 1957 and May 1958.  I wonder how closely the plots are…"
Friday
Doctor Hmmm? replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Meh. Looks like a one trick sphinxy to me."
Friday
Mr. Silver Age replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"The Sphinx is way more talented than he gets credit for. -- MSA"
Friday
Mr. Silver Age replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Skip Williamson had a character, Bebo Rebono, who appeared in a 1-page story, "The Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebono" in his Bijou Funnies #7 UG. Sadly, they're not on the cover or on the Interwebs. I'd try to dig it out and…"
Friday
Steve W replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"How about Bebo, the famous social networking site, which appeared some years before Facebook!  The couple that started Bebo in 2005 were British and they eventually sold the company to AOL Time Warner in 2008 for $850 million. In 2010 AOL…"
Friday
Hoy Murphy replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"I'm pretty sure The Shadow never called people his "pals" and that he never worked with a talking horse. I'd say the license holders weren't paying much attention. And here's another Beebo for fans of DC's…"
Thursday
Peter Wrexham replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Introducing Fleet the Wonder Horse.  "Never work with animals or children" is apparently something that The Shadow doesn't know! Next, here's Black Fury the Wonder Horse. Finally, a hero from my childhood, Champion the…"
Thursday
Mr. Silver Age replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"I would have put up many Three of a Kinds before I got to red-headed cowgirls. So I'm glad you got to it faster!"
Aug 12
Richard Willis replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Western redheads?"
Aug 12

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 4:40pm on January 22, 2011, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Welcome, Hoy.
At 7:43pm on January 22, 2011, Philip Portelli said…
Welcome aboard, Hoy from Philip (Starcommander1) Portelli
At 6:27pm on August 9, 2012, Kirk G said…

Hoy, I finally figured out why your name seemed familiar. I've been getting your emails at work for awhile now.  I'm 70 miles north of you at the moment.

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