BHOC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #114

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

BHOC: FLASH #228

August, 1974 Who is the mystery man that controls every move of the Flash’s life? Turns out he was none other than FLASH writer Cary Bates. Somehow magically transported to the fictitious Central City by the power of his own imagination, Cary found himself aiding the Scarlet Speedster in battle against the villainous Trickster. I … Continue reading BHOC: FLASH #228

BHOC: FAMOUS 1st EDITIONS #C-26

FAMOUS FIRST EDITION #C-261974I sent away for this oversized reproduction of the first issue of ACTION COMICS from 1938, fearing that I might miss it otherwise. (I needn’t have worried–my local 7-11 even had one of those big cardboard display racks for DC’s Treasury Editions, it turned out.) The book arrived in a massive cardboard … Continue reading BHOC: FAMOUS 1st EDITIONS #C-26

BHOC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #109

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #109 February, 1974 What’s better than one super hero? A whole swarm of ‘em! That’s what JLA promised, and that’s what it delivered. After reading this issue, my first, JLA instantly became my second-favorite title, and the only other book to which I had a subscription (starting with #121.)  JLA was experiencing … Continue reading BHOC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #109