This was another forgettable issue of ACTION COMICS that I bought on my now-weekly trips to the 7-11 every Thursday for new comics. As elsewhere, there's some dodgy lettering on this cover--that lower balloon was clearly traced of of an oval template. But the cover does have some drama to it. I was reading ACTION … Continue reading BHOC: ACTION COMICS #479

BHOC: ACTION COMICS #471 and #472

I picked up these two issues of ACTION COMICS at the same time, from the same rack–I must have been flush with cash, possibly the change from a haircut (my Dad would give my a few bucks and send me off to our barber down in the center of town) as I know they were … Continue reading BHOC: ACTION COMICS #471 and #472


It had been a while since I’d picked up a copy of ACTION COMICS. I can’t be sure this many years after the fact, but I’m guessing that the fact that the Flash guest-starred in this one was the tipping point needed to get me (or really my parents) to plunk down thirty cents. I … Continue reading BHOC: ACTION COMICS #465


For some strange reason, while I was following ACTION COMICS relatively regularly, I wasn’t similarly picking up every issue of SUPERMAN. This latest issue would be my first in months. It’s also worth pointing out that, at this time, even SUPERMAN wasn’t published monthly. DC was still following the pattern that they’d established in the … Continue reading BHOC: SUPERMAN #280