BHOC: ALL-STAR COMICS #62

A new issue of ALL-STAR COMICS greeted me at the 7-11, a welcome occurrence as I was completely in the tank for the Justice Society of America. The cover on this one is pretty nice, albeit cluttered with text. And the Superman figure somehow looks a bit bloated and laconic. But there’s some good drama … Continue reading BHOC: ALL-STAR COMICS #62

BHOC: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #240

Once again, I’m pretty certain that this comic book first belonged to my brother Ken. At this point in my comic book evolution, while I didn’t yet know who editor Murray Boltinoff was, I understood that WORLD’S FINEST COMICS along with BRAVE AND THE BOLD and SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES were “wrong” somehow–that they … Continue reading BHOC: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #240

BHOC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #134

As I knew he soon would, the mailman brought me the next issue of JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA. It’s got a cover that’s a fine composition in theory but which is marred by some weak execution. Those think, sloppy ink lines, the overall stiffness and motionlessness of the characters–it’s a good image, but one that … Continue reading BHOC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #134