BHOC: FAMOUS 1st EDITION #F-5

My Dad brought this one home for me one night. He could always be counted on to pick up a new Treasury Edition if he happened to spot one during his frequent cigarette runs. I wasn’t the hugest Batman fan in the world, but just look at that cover–it is absolutely iconic. I can’t be … Continue reading BHOC: FAMOUS 1st EDITION #F-5

BHOC: FLASH #230

It was a red-letter day when my first subscription copy of THE FLASH arrived in my mailbox. But it was marred slightly by the fact that, in these primitive days, subscription copies were mailed out folded in half and wrapped in a simple outer covering of rough paper. So my copies of FLASH from this … Continue reading BHOC: FLASH #230

BHOC: SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #205

Not 100% sure where this book came from. I’m going to guess the 7-11, and the fact that it was another 100-Page Spectacular that resulted in it being picked up. But I honestly have no recollection–i wasn’t a huge Legion fan, for all that I had read the preceding two issues.  The lead story is … Continue reading BHOC: SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #205

BHOC: BATMAN #259

A very strange cover on this issue of BATMAN, though not strange enough to keep me from purchasing it. The main image doesn’t depict Batman at all, only his special guest-star, the Shadow. I wasn’t very familiar with the Shadow at the time this book came out, but I understood that he was a precursor … Continue reading BHOC: BATMAN #259