As promised, time for the answers to my DC Silver-Age quiz of two weeks ago. Not as many hardy souls posted in response this time around. Luke Blanchard and Prince Hal took excellent stabs at it, and Randomnole came through with one solid answer.
Editor: Mort Weisinger Writer: Edmond Hamilton Art: Curt Swan (pencils); Sheldon Moldoff, George Klein (inks)
“Talking head” stories, as a rule, don’t go over too well in comics. One of the strengths of the comic-book medium lies in its ability to depict…Continue
During a recent bit of chatter over on the message boards, I was reminded of a couple of pieces of Silver-Age trivia that I’ve carried around in my brain for a half-century, and it started me thinking about tossing another quiz at you folks. Before I knew it, I had the requisite list of ten…Continue
Central to the origin of the Legion of Super-Heroes was the premise that the inspiration for the thirtieth-century teen-age super-hero club came from the twentieth-century exploits of Superboy. Regarded as “the greatest super-hero of all”, the Boy of Steel was inducted into the Legion in Adventure Comics # 247 (Apr., 1958). Four years later, the Legion graduated to…Continue