Another quasi-super hero title from the Modern Comics 3-Bag assortment was JUDO MASTER–an odd combination of World War II adventure, real-life martial arts instruction and super heroics. It honestly was a bit of a dull strip–but it had a guy in a costume in it, and so i was interested as a kid. This particular … Continue reading BHOC: JUDOMASTER #93

In Our Next STAR BLAZERS Adventure

EPISODE 3 “Centuries ago, another ship sailed out on another important mission. it was called the Argo. In honor of our mission we have renamed our ship the Argo.” – Captain Avatar The third episode of STAR BLAZERS does double-duty. Its primary purpose is to introduce the remainder of the cast and to provide the … Continue reading In Our Next STAR BLAZERS Adventure


Also available in one of the new Modern Comics 3-Bags was this issue of CAPTAIN ATOM, the issue prior to the one I’d purchased previously. This was a bit of a mixed blessing, in that it meant that I knew exactly how this story turned out and much of what happened in it before I … Continue reading BHOC: CAPTAIN ATOM #83

In Our Next STAR BLAZERS Adventure

EPISODE 2 “This was a great battleship in a time when great fleets sailed the seas, and there were wars among the nations of Earth. It sank during one of the last wars between countries. All war on Earth ceased when Gamilon began bombing us. We all joined against a common enemy. Now, the ship … Continue reading In Our Next STAR BLAZERS Adventure


The first big surprise of the summer came during a routine trip to the Two-Guys department store, where i discovered that a new set of 3-Bags of Modern Comics had been released. Modern Comics were cherry-picked reprints from the Charlton back-catalog. I didn’t quite realize this at the time, I just knew that there was … Continue reading BHOC: BLUE BEETLE #1


I believe this issue of JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA turned up in my mailbox on the same day as yesterday’s issue of FLASH, right at the end of my fourth grade term. It was the beginning of the annual crossover with the Justice Society, a concept that I loved (at least in theory–most of the … Continue reading BHOC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #147