"While I was researching my article for CBR, "Superman: The 16 Most Important Firsts in His Life," I came across an article that stated the Action Comics editor wasn't impressed with the Superman feature and insisted that…"
"I suspect that the original intention was for Lois to be the sort of snappy dialog/insult-flirting character found in so many romantic comedies of the era, but the problem was that Clark rarely if ever snapped back, in either identity, which left…"
"I don't know John, it seems to me that every appearance of Lois she's utterly mean to Clark for no other reason than he doesn't live up to her idea of what a man should be. From the comics I've read throughout the years, this…"
"Been away for a week, so I'm playing catch-up:ACTION #3 - I like how GA Superman will do whatever he feels necessary to right a wrong - including having no qualms about breaking a few laws. The laws protected people like the mine owner…"
"Golden Age Lois Lane - at least so far - is a tough as nails, confident woman who believes she is as good as any man, and definitely any reporter (I have to admit she was mean to Clark Kent in these early days). That's how I saw Lois in…"
"There was in fact a Beatles cartoon, and I remember that WSNS Channel 44 in Chicago showed reruns of it when I was in high school. It appeared and ran primarily in the mid '60's so likely before Scooby Doo, Where Are You? premiered--more…"
"Action Comics #5 - "Superman!"Published: October 1938Writer: Jerry SiegelArtist: Joe ShusterA dam is failing, and Clark Kent's editor wants him to cover the story. He's not in the office, however, and the editor asks Lois to…"
"Hey, Randy, thanks for letting me know about this board. But having said that, let me knock down one assumption:
At no time did Gary and I want Cassidy to join the JLA. As was undoubtedly evident from the outset, we very much wanted him to be well…"
Only one Marvel #1 this week:Ben Reilly Scarlet Spider #1 - Ben attempts to create a new life in Las Vegas after the Clone Conspiracy Story by Peter David, art by Mark Bagley.I wasn't reading comics during the initial Clone Saga, so I have no actual feelings one way or the other about Ben Reilly. This is an interesting take, however, as Reilly is obviously having some mental issues. There are a couple of funny moments, but a couple of really frightening ones as well. I think I'm recommending…See More
"I knew about Laurel and Hardy back then. Both of my parents experienced the Depression, and my father in particular tried to impart some of his tastes on his children. Additionally, they frequently showed up in Looney Tunes cartoons, either as funny…"
"Action Comics #4 - "Superman!" Published: September 1938 Writer: Jerry Siegel
Artist: Joe Shuster
A pedestrian is struck by a drunken, hit and run driver. Superman nad been passing by and spotted the accident. He pursues the driver, whose…"