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Retro Review: Batman #1 (1940) - "The Cat"

Retro Review takes a look at influential issues of DC Comics books and measures their artistic integrity against their cultural and symbolic importance to the DC Universe and comic books in general. 1,439 more words


Batman Figure (Toy Biz, 1989)

Anyone who was alive in 1989 can attest to the fact that Batman was a phenomenon and Batmania was in full force that year.  The classic Batman movie starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson and directed by Tim Burton was released on June 23 amid much publicity and hype.  1,171 more words

Action Figures

8th Annual Taste of Marlborough

For the 8th year in a row, local restaurants and craft brewers will be setting up for the Taste of Marlborough. bob kane, producer and operator of the event tells us all about it.

Justice comes by night

BONUS POST: Thanks to Larry Lade and his June pledge at the Doctor Xaos Patreon! When I talk about “stepping out of the river,” I’m talking about Marvel superheroes and titles very similar to them. 1,528 more words

Stan Lee

World's Finest 30 - Rollo returns, Johnny Everyman ends, and the story that introduces the giant penny from the Batcave

Why is Superman catching a lift on a fire engine?  That would have been an interesting story, maybe.  But it’s not in World’s Finest 30 (Sept/Oct 47). 340 more words

World's Finest 19 - The Joker's anti-crime committee

Yeah, I really wonder which side will win the tug-o-war on the cover of World’s Finest 19 (Fall 1945).

The Batman and Robin story in this issue is by Joe Samachson, Bob Kane and Ray Burnley, and features the Joker, but still has little to commend it. 154 more words

On The Road: Saddle up for safety

CALGARY — If you’re not a motorcyclist, chances are you know someone who is.

They could be an aunt or a grandpa, an employer or employee, friend or neighbour – somebody who simply enjoys the sport of motorcycling. 815 more words

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