Commander Benson's News posts – July 2012 Archive (4)

Deck Log Entry # 144 The Silver-Age Challenge---DC Edition II . . . Answers!

As promised, time for the answers to my DC Silver-Age quiz of two weeks ago.   Not as many hardy souls posted in response this time around.  Luke…

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Added by Commander Benson on July 21, 2012 at 3:48pm — 15 Comments

From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 32 A Forgotten Gem: Adventure Comics # 342 (March, 1966)

“The Legionnaire Who Killed”

 

Editor: Mort Weisinger  Writer:  Edmond Hamilton  Art: Curt Swan (pencils); Sheldon Moldoff, George Klein (inks)

 

 

“Talking head” stories, as a rule, don’t go over too well in comics.   One of the strengths of the…

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Added by Commander Benson on July 13, 2012 at 1:00am — 41 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 143 The Silver-Age Challenge---DC Edition II

I couldn’t help it.  That's just the way my mind works.

 

During a recent bit of chatter over on the message boards, I was reminded of a couple of pieces of Silver-Age trivia that I’ve carried around in my brain for a half-century, and it started me thinking about tossing another quiz at you folks. …

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Added by Commander Benson on July 5, 2012 at 12:01pm — 6 Comments

From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 28 Who, Disguised as Klar Ken T5477 . . . .

Central to the origin of the Legion of Super-Heroes was the premise that the inspiration for the thirtieth-century teen-age super-hero club came from the twentieth-century exploits of Superboy.  Regarded as “the greatest super-hero of all”, the Boy of Steel was inducted into the Legion in Adventure Comics # 247 (Apr.,…

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Added by Commander Benson on July 1, 2012 at 8:30am — 15 Comments

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