A few years earlier, in 1973, I did Halloween as Spider-Man in a store-bought Ben Cooper costume, with my younger brother Ken attired as Batman.
For Halloween in 1975, my mother created a homemade Flash costume for me, since there wasn’t one commercially available. I had it for years.
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #114 December, 1974Already a regular reader of JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (whenever I could find copies–this was only the third issue I’d ever read), this wonderful 100-Page Super-Spectacular introduced me to their predecessors, the Justice Society of America. I’d already encountered the notion of Earth-2 in the pages of FLASH, but this … Continue reading BHOC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #114
An example of the boiler plate letter that DC would send out in response to fan mail, which i received a copy of in 1974. This boiler plate was updated over the years, with information adjusted and changed. This example is from earlier, likely the late 1960s.
Cover to FLASH #225 by Nick Cary, from a sketch by Carmine Infantino
THE FLASH #225 February, 1974 I missed FLASH #225 on the stands, since I wasn’t able to get to a place that sold comics on my own at this point. But I got a second chance a few months later, when I found it in a Waldbaums supermarket in one of those “3 Comics For … Continue reading BHOC: FLASH #225
Cover to SUPERMAN #268, my first comic, by Nick Cardy from a sketch by Carmine Infantino