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Deck Log Entry # 228 The Wienie-isation of Hal Jordan

By the green beam of my ring . . . I see that you are honest!  And the battery has already selected you as one born without fear!   Those w…

Started by Commander Benson

37 on Saturday
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From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 90 Death in the Silver Age---Mark Merlin, R. I. P.

If you lived in the DC universe in the 1950’s and were a greedy relative or unscrupulous lawyer trying to swindle someone out of his fortun…

Started by Commander Benson

13 Oct 13
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Okay, once and for all.........

...Has anyone here seen comic books, standard-sized, on sale at ANY non-comics shop in 2020. The last 6 month's obviously everything has be…

Started by Emerkeith Davyjack

13 Oct 7
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From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 51 Timely Questions---Part One

Time-travel stories have always been a tempting device for comics writers.  They broaden the vistas and allow fresh backdrops for adventure…

Started by Commander Benson

5 Sep 22
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 227 The Silver-Age Challenge---the Legion of Super-Heroes Edition II . . . Answers!

I expected a Legion quiz to get a robust response, and you fellows didn't disappoint.  Lots of lively speculation on the possible right ans…

Started by Commander Benson

21 Aug 3
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Deck Log Entry # 226 The Silver-Age Challenge---the Legion of Super-Heroes Edition II

At the conclusion of last year's Silver-Age challenge, I told you guys that I already had the questions for this year's quiz prepared.  Wel…

Started by Commander Benson

94 Jul 13
Reply by Peter Wrexham

Deck Log Entry #198 Kryptonite---a Glowing Reference (Part Three)

In Adventure Comics # 350 (Nov., 1966), a cloud of green-kryptonite particles drifts down from outer space, engulfing the stratosphere of t…

Started by Commander Benson

30 Jun 8
Reply by Fraser Sherman

Deck Log Entry # 225 Dueling Scars

The first time we heard the story, it was put straightforward enough.   "Years ago, in my college days, there was a student named Victor vo…

Started by Commander Benson

12 May 26
Reply by Richard Willis

Deck Log Entry # 224 Mort Weisinger and the "Old Look" Batman

If you knew nothing about the Silver Age of Comics except for what you read in my Deck Log, you'd still be aware of the big change in Batma…

Started by Commander Benson

3 Apr 21
Reply by Gregory Glaz

Deck Log Entry # 223 Passing the Bat-Torch---Part Two

Many Silver-Age DC titles instituted their own continuing features.  A series within a series, so to speak.  Green Lantern ran annual tales…

Started by Commander Benson

12 Apr 12
Reply by Fraser Sherman



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