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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

70 3 hours ago
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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

Deck Log Entry # 222 Passing the Bat-Torch---Part One

The Silver-Age Alfred was a real Renaissance man:  butler, chef, actor, medic . . . and author!   Actually, he was more of a frustrated wri…

Started by Commander Benson

9 Feb 28
Reply by Richard Willis

Deck Log Entry # 221 Merry Christmas 2019!

Holidays are marked by traditions, and any given tradition has many fathers.  Nearly all of the time, it's impossible to trace a tradition'…

Started by Commander Benson

6 Dec 26, 2019
Reply by Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)

Deck Log Entry # 220 Happy Thanksgiving 2019!

Pretty much the whole year, but especially as the summer winds down, I keep my eyes peeled for a good Thanksgiving tidbit to share with you…

Started by Commander Benson

10 Dec 26, 2019
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Deck Log Entry # 219 So, You Want to Join the Mystery Analysts . . . .

You are looking at the meeting room of a unique and exclusive club, the Mystery Analysts of Gotham City, experts at the business of solving…

Started by Commander Benson

2 Sep 20, 2019
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Deck Log Entry # 218 The Silver-Age Challenge---Marvel Edition III . . . Answers!

So, how did you do?   Actually, by my tally, you all---the four of you who participated:  Philip Portelli, Jeff of Earth-J, Fraser Sherman,…

Started by Commander Benson

8 Sep 12, 2019
Reply by Mike Parnell

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