I bought this issue of BATMAN FAMILY on my regular travels to my local 7-11, as I was following the series regularly at this point, for whatever reason. I can't say that it was a particular favorite, and now that it was all-new, the appeal of those classic reprints was gone. I chalk it up … Continue reading BHOC: BATMAN FAMILY #15


It was shortly before Christmas 1976 that I picked up this issue of BATMAN FAMILY, the last issue of the series that would feature reprints. After this, new Publisher Jeanette Kahn’s dislike for reprinted material in ongoing titles would change the series to being all-new–a double-edged decision as far as i was concerned, as much … Continue reading BHOC: BATMAN FAMILY #10


The siren call of a 100-Page Spectacular was always overwhelming to me. So here’s yet another one, bought at my regular 7-11. Unfortunately, I found it a bit lacking–the vintage Batman stories that were most often getting reprinted didn’t always appeal to me. The all-new lead story is something of a throwback, a tale in … Continue reading BHOC: BATMAN #258