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
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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
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
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