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Deck Log Entry # 136 A Forgotten Gem: Daredevil # 7 (Apr., 1965)

“In Mortal Combat with . . . Sub-Mariner!”

Editor:  Stan Lee  Writer:  Stan Lee  Art:  Wally Wood

 

 

When fans discuss the classic titles put out by Marvel Comics during the Silver Age, Daredevil seldom comes up.  For one thing, the lead character lacked the flashy super-powers of Spider-Man or the Fantastic…

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Added by Commander Benson on January 26, 2012 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 25 Krypton---a Nice Place to Visit (But There's No Future in Settling Down There)

Here’s a quick quiz to start things off:

 

Which one of the following individuals did not visit the planet Krypton during the Silver Age (which I demark as 1956-68)?

 

A.  Superman

B.  Jimmy Olsen

C.  Supergirl

D.  Professor Amos Dunn

E.   Lex Luthor

F.   Batman

G.  Lois…

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Added by Commander Benson on January 18, 2012 at 2:00am — 6 Comments

From the Archives: Deck Log Entry # 24 Death in the Silver Age: Bucky Barnes, R.I.P.

“You’re right, Cap!  I see the fuse!  It’s gonna blow!

 

These were the last words Bucky Barnes, Captain America’s boy partner, ever spoke in the Silver Age.  One panel later, he was dead, blown to pieces by a booby-trapped drone plane, and a mere three panels after his Silver-Age introduction in The Avengers # 4 (Mar., 1964).

 

I’m…

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Added by Commander Benson on January 6, 2012 at 8:30am — 15 Comments

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