Brand Echh: Charlton Premiere #3

We've talked about CHARLTON PREMIERE in the past. It was Charlton's attempt at a SHOWCASE-style series that would debut a different character or concept every issue. A try-out comic, in other words. No series that appeared in CHARLTON PREMIERE ever graduated into its own book, but a few of the stories are noteworthy in some … Continue reading Brand Echh: Charlton Premiere #3

BHOC: THE POW! ZAP! WHAM! COMIC BOOK TRIVIA QUIZ

Christmas of 1977 was the last year of my youth where that holiday wouldn't be festooned with gifts of books about comics. In the years to come, I'd get complete sets of the Marvel Origins books and the Olshevsky Marvel Indexes and all manner of other available books reprinting or about comics during the holidays. … Continue reading BHOC: THE POW! ZAP! WHAM! COMIC BOOK TRIVIA QUIZ

BHOC: GREEN LANTERN #90

I had no idea that it was coming, but in part thanks to the sales success of the two recent Green Lantern-themed reprint issues of DC SPECIAL, the company brought back one of their best-regarded titles: GREEN LANTERN/GREN ARROW. As Green Lantern had become my second-favorite DC hero, this was welcome news. I was less … Continue reading BHOC: GREEN LANTERN #90