Commander Benson's News posts – November 2012 Archive (3)

Deck Log Entry # 149 Happy Thanksgiving 2012!

The fifty-pound turkey stood on the grass, panting nervously.  It was as if the fearful creature knew that Thanksgiving was only a little more than a week away.

 

That, of course, was impossible.  More likely what was giving the turkey fits was the small throng of low-level officials and spectators and newsmen---naturally, newsmen---that hovered around it.  Upon…

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Added by Commander Benson on November 22, 2012 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 148 Superman's Pal, President Kennedy

Certain things in comic books were handled with a bit more discretion back in the old days. 

 

Although it seems pointlessly quaint to modern-era sensiblilities, the office of the President of the United States was treated with a special…

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Added by Commander Benson on November 11, 2012 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 34 The Ups and Downs of the Ant-Man! . . . No, Giant-Man! . . . No, Goliath! . . . No, Yellowjacket!

I came to Marvel Comics late in the game.  While I had been reading DC’s comics since the beginning of the Silver Age, I didn’t tumble to Marvel until about 1965.  Oh, I had seen Marvel Comics.  There had been a few lying around the barber shop where I got my hair cut.  I had taken a look at them, didn’t recognise any of the characters, and tossed them…

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Added by Commander Benson on November 4, 2012 at 4:00pm — 21 Comments

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