Mr. Silver Age's News Posts (4)

The Metal Humans!

Doc Magnus’ creations tried on new identities as The Silver Age was winding down

 

Dear Mr. Silver Age,

It is my understanding that near the end of their illustrious Silver Age publishing run, The Metal Men adopted human identities. Why would such impressive super-heroes wish to perform such a contrary act?

Jim H.

Avengers Mansion.

Mr. Silver Age…

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Added by Mr. Silver Age on March 26, 2011 at 3:35pm — 15 Comments

Mind-Slaving The Hulk!

The Hulk, Mind Slave!

It’s not much of a mind, but a lot of people conveniently decided they had to have it!

 

Dear Mr. Silver Age,

I know The Hulk is a misunderstood beast, but you’d think, with all his good intentions and the good deeds he did in his early days during The Silver Age,…

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Added by Mr. Silver Age on February 26, 2011 at 3:14pm — 13 Comments

AMSA #2: The Need for Tomboy Betty!

In light of our recent discussion in Cap's Blog about Archie and the gang, I pulled out this AMSA column from CBG #1583 (March 19, 2004), arguing for a modest proposition that would make the Archie gang way more interesting and drop the point spread on the Betty Vs. Veronica cage match below six figures. 

After this article appeared, CBG told me that Archie Comics ordered extra copies of the issue. Sadly, I don't believe they took my arguments to heart, more's the…

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Added by Mr. Silver Age on February 5, 2011 at 3:30pm — 15 Comments

AMSA #1: Superman's Trials & Tribulations

Welcome to the new Ask Mr .Silver Age blog!

I'm Craig Shutt, who writes the Ask Mr. Silver Age column for the Comics Buyer's Guide. I'll be posting regular articles and essays in this space, mostly concerning Silver Age comics but possibly topics of other types of interest to Silver Age fans. Who really knows?

Many of the posts will feature…

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Added by Mr. Silver Age on January 22, 2011 at 1:25pm — 35 Comments

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