Category Archives: Random Musings

The Silver Age Superman Was Way More Powerful Than You Thought

The other day, I came across this in the Superman Encyclopedia. It was in the entry for Mr. Mxyzptlk: “….. And in February 1961, after inhaling a cloud of the mischievous imp’s ”magical sneezing powder,“ Superman unleashes a gargantuan ”super-sneeze“ that … Continue reading

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Robert Beerbohm – Golden Age Comics & More!

I’ve “talked” to Robert Beerbohm on any number of email lists and on Facebook over the years and I’ve always been impressed by both his knowledge and dedication to comics as a reader and high-level historian. I’ve bought comics from him … Continue reading

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Lois Lane Becomes a Black Woman – I am curious, geek

I Am Curious (Geek) From BuzzFeed: Do You Remember When Lois Lane Tried To Be Black? Not really. It was a little before my time although I have heard of this story. “Relevant” comics were the rage in the early … Continue reading

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Who Named Franklin Richards?

From the letters page of Fantastic Four 87 (first series): Dear Stan and Jack, In FF #83, on page 11, you show Sue Richards trying to decide on a name for her baby. Perhaps I can help. Look back to … Continue reading

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Invaders — D’OH! >smacks forehead<

I was reading Invaders Classic TPB #4 (reprinting the end of the run plus the 90’s mini-series) last night and realized that Spitfire and Union Jack were meant to be analogues of Whizzer and Miss America. Went completely by me … Continue reading

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