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

Deck Log Entry # 96 Merry Christmas 2009!

No-one would ever call Sewell Avery a softie. Few other men would have the spine to defy the President of the United States.



Born in 1873 to a wealthy family of lumber barons, Avery attended public schools in Michigan and graduated from the Michigan Military Academy and then law school. In 1894, he went to work for what would become known as the United States Gypsum Company . From boyhood, he had been taught that…

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Added by Commander Benson on December 24, 2009 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

Deck Log # 95 Time to Hit the Captain Comics Emergency Signal

One of the benefits of being associated with Captain Comics all these years, and from writing my Deck Log column, is that I've gained a modest on-line reputation as a Silver-Age expert, and for being knowledgeable about pre-1980's comics, in general. I'll tell you right now---I'm no Craig Shutt or Bob Rozakis. But I do O.K. Enough to get frequent requests from webmasters to reference my material on their own sites. And on the two or three other comics-related… Continue

Added by Commander Benson on December 18, 2009 at 5:00pm — 42 Comments

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