THE AMAZING WORLD OF DC COMICS #2

Like FOOM before it, THE AMAZING WORLD OF DC COMICS was a fan magazine produced in-house--in this case, at National Periodical Publications. The work was done by the "Junior Woodchucks", a group of young editorial and production members who had been brought on staff. It was a very fine publication and represents a terrific inside … Continue reading THE AMAZING WORLD OF DC COMICS #2

BHOC: ACTION COMICS #487

I picked up this new issue of ACTION COMICS on my weekly jaunt to the local 7-11 on Thursday when the new comics came in. It was the second-to=last issue that I purchased for a while. It's clear looking over the DC books of this period that the firm is still targeting a different audience … Continue reading BHOC: ACTION COMICS #487

WC: WORLD’S FINEST #151

During the Silver Age of Comics, there was a prevailing wisdom that it was the cover that sold the magazine, rather than any quality within the book itself. Comics were largely an impulse purchase on the part of numerous casual young readers, so coming up with a cover image that would grab their imagination and … Continue reading WC: WORLD’S FINEST #151

BHOC: THE FLASH #263

This was the second of three consecutive issues of FLASH that I picked up during an unexpected trip to the Heroes World store with my grandparents, after having missed them in the normal course of events. But I almost missed this book for a second time. You see, while I had noticed that there were … Continue reading BHOC: THE FLASH #263