Commander Benson's News posts – April 2011 Archive (3)

Deck Log Entry # 123 Supplemental: The World's Second-Finest Heroes?

In this week’s Deck Log entry on the Flash and Green Lantern, there was some commentary on the subject of the J’onn J’onzz-Green Arrow team-up that appeared in The Brave and the Bold # 50 (Nov., 1963).  The question was raised as to whether or not DC intended to establish the Manhunter and G.A. as a regular team, as it had with Superman and Batman, and the Flash…

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Added by Commander Benson on April 27, 2011 at 1:30pm — 30 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 123 The Lamp and the Lightning (Part 1)

In my last entry, I mentioned the close friendship between the Silver-Age Superman and Batman.  In fact, it started long before the Silver Age.  If you count all media, their friendship began in 1945, on the Adventures of Superman radio programme.  And it was validated in the comics in 1954, when the heroes began teaming up in the pages of World’s Finest…

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Added by Commander Benson on April 26, 2011 at 6:41pm — 11 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 122 A Forgotten Gem: World's Finest Comics # 149 (May, 1965)

“The Game of Secret Identities”

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

 

 

 

The big news from National Periodical in the spring of 1964 was the debut of Batman’s “New Look”.   As part of an editorial shuffle, Julius Schwartz had been assigned…

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Added by Commander Benson on April 12, 2011 at 9:00am — 39 Comments

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