Superman and His Incredible Fortress of Solitude

  Source: Superman and His Incredible Fortress of Solitude – DC Special Series large format comic #26 (1981)    This issue of DC Special Series is a treat. Head over to “A Superman Collector in Hawaii” to read his entry on the issue.    When I was a kid, I couldn’t get enough of Superhero Secret […]

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Things You Didn’t Know About the Superman Cartoon of the 1940’s

   Some of the best animation of its time, these Superman “shorts” are probably more responsible for entrenching the Man of Steel into our collective consciousness than the comic books and radio show combined. I find that a few get a bit long in the tooth due to the constant push for the buying of […]

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The History of Dick Grayson

   I was browsing YouTube for something different and I ran across ItsSuperEffective‘s channel. This guy has some crazy awesome anime hair, and will school you on just about anything comics related. Above is a video of a, near 25 minute, non-stop history of Dick Grayson, the original Robin. From his first appearance to the events […]

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Happy Anniversary Action Comics!

   Today, Action Comics number one debuted 80 years ago! Action Comics One Thousand hits local comic shops, and millions of nerds will celebrate this milestone. Action Comics, of course, is a Superman vehicle. Superman is the reason that we are all here now. The character was the beginning of the superhero genre in the […]

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Action Comics #1000!

   In one week Action Comics will be hitting issue 1,000! One thousand issues, wow. Now in 2012, someone at DC comics thought it would be a grand idea to restart the numbering at 1. I think if they just kept the numbering but focused on a new version of the multiverse, things would have […]

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