Over Wonder Con weekend, media outlets like our fine establishment were given a press kit from DC Entertainment that had tons of great information about the Caped Crusader and his upcoming 75th birthday. 530 more words
First appearing in newspapers on February 17, 1936, the Phantom was the first character to wear the skintight costume worn by so many superheroes today. He was also the first character to wear a mask with no visible pupils. 432 more words
The Battle of the Super-Pets really does happen in the Supergirl story in Action 277 (June 1961), but first, the Superman tale.
Bill Finger, Curt Swan and John Forte pull off one of the best Lex Luthor tales from the era in this story. 347 more words
Congorilla gets to share the cover of Action 248 (Jan. 59) with Superman. This is only the second time Congo Bill has been represented on the cover of this book, despite a run of over 15 years. 252 more words
Finger, Boring and Kate revisit the International Daily Planet in Action 211 (Dec. 55).
Curiously, Perry White refers to this as the anniversary of the first editions, which were shown in the earlier story, but lists different countries. 99 more words
Ok, I know this cover. Action 136 (Sept. 49) is a take-off of something famous. But what is it from? Was this a cover of Life? 279 more words