Commander Benson's News posts – July 2011 Archive (2)

Deck Log Entry # 129 Look! It's the Nut Who Walks Around in Pyjamas

Those of you who have been regular Deck Log followers have seen me discuss the mid-‘60’s phenomenon known as “Batmania” a few times.  It’s one of those things impossible to convey in the written word.  You had to experience it.  When the ABC network launched its new series Batman on 12 January 1966 . . . well, the phrase “overnight sensation” would not be an…

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Added by Commander Benson on July 26, 2011 at 10:00pm — 11 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 128 Deep in the Bug-Infested Jungle . . . .

Every so often, in order to put the subject of one of my Deck Log entries into perspective, I have to go back to before the beginning of the Silver Age.  Since I’ll be talking about that “Ninth Wonder of the World”, Congorilla, this is one of those times.  So let’s ratchet the dial of the Wayback Machine much farther back than usual, back to the dawn of the Golden…

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Added by Commander Benson on July 11, 2011 at 6:00pm — 12 Comments

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