Commander Benson's News posts – August 2009 Archive (2)

Deck Log Entry # 89 The Cop and the Crimefighter

Batman fans have discussed this for decades. Since his debut in 1939, Bruce Wayne has not lacked for love interests, but who was the girl, the lady somebody should have smacked the millionaire playboy in the head and said, “She’s the one, stupid!”?



Golden-Age veterans usually opt for either Julie Madison or Linda Page. Society deb Julie actually made it as far as becoming Bruce’s fiancée before she broke… Continue

Added by Commander Benson on August 25, 2009 at 4:30am — 8 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 88 The Dynamic Duo of Kandor

Say what you will about Mort Weisinger, he knew how to build a mythos.



Throughout most of the 1950’s, Whitney Ellsworth was the editor of record for the Superman family of magazines. But his attention was largely focused on managing “DC properties in Hollywood,” while Weisinger did the grunt work in putting out Superman and Action Comics. Without the inspiration of a dedicated editor, the adventures of… Continue

Added by Commander Benson on August 8, 2009 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

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