BHOC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #142

Another subscription copy of the giant JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA run that Steve Englehart was producing with artist Dick Dillin. This issue in particular wasn’t really to my taste as a kid. Partly that’s because it’s a story that focuses on the Atom, Aquaman and the Elongated Man almost exclusively, and while I liked all … Continue reading BHOC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #142

BHOC: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #226

My Uncle Jerry Blazer was a house-painted by trade. He and his wife, my Aunt Clementine, lived with my grandparents in a big house that they’d all moved into simultaneously around 1955. So he was a constant fixture in my life, though not seen quite so often as my Grandparents were. He was also the … Continue reading BHOC: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #226

BHOC: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #220

My Grandparents lived not all that far from us. They were frequent visitors to my family’s home, and on rarer occasions we would go to theirs. It was on one such trip that I got this, WORLD’S FINEST #220, the second part to the story I had read earlier. I was a little bit astonished … Continue reading BHOC: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #220

BHOC: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #219

My father never showed any particular interest in religion, but my Mom came from a family that had strong Catholic traditions, and so she still went to church every Sunday, dragging me and my younger brother along with her. This would eventually lead to years of “Church class”, where our young minds would be indoctrinated … Continue reading BHOC: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #219