Monthly Archives: October 2012

ALMOST THERE

This is one of the best example of, “So close and yet so far,” that I have ever seen in my time as a comic book fan. I will admit that Clark looks pretty good without hair.  It’s something that … Continue reading

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YOUTUBE TUESDAY – RETURN TO KRYPTON

Welcome back to YouTube Tuesday, the day of the week where I get to be really lazy and instead of posting anything of substance I distract you with a shiny video.  This week I present something that until I got … Continue reading

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FROM OUT THE GREEN DAWN

And here we are…at the start of a bold, new era at the Fortress of Baileytude where I will covering the Electric Blue era of Superman from start to finish. Just kidding. Not that I won’t eventually be posting stuff … Continue reading

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THE DEATH AND RETURN OF SUPERMAN OMNIBUS 2007 EDITION

It is very rare that I get an actual written request to cover a particular bit of business here at the Fortress, but today’s post is the result of exactly that.  I would love to sit here and thank the … Continue reading

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DEATH AND RETURN: THE COLLECTED EDITIONS

If Mike’s Amazing World of DC Comics is correct (and I see no reason it shouldn’t be) DC released a trade-paperback for the Death of Superman about two weeks after Superman #75 hit the stands.  I am going to go … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HECK IS A SKYCAP?

The nineties were a weird time for comics. I have written and spoken about this sort of thing before.  The nineties came in like a lion and went out like a lamb, at least as far as comic books went.  … Continue reading

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THE DEATH AND LIFE OF SUPERMAN

The same week Superman #82 hit the stands in comic shops Roger Stern’s novelization hit the shelves in bookstores. While novelizations of movies and even televisions series were nothing new in 1993 and super-heroes stories had been told in prose … Continue reading

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RETURN OF SUPERMAN NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

So this is probably going to be the last week of constant Death and Return of Superman coverage here at the Fortress.  It’s been a wild ride and I have done pretty much everything I set out to do with … Continue reading

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BLOODLINES WEEK DAY 5 – REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN

Welcome to the final day of Bloodlines Week here at the Fortress.  Over the last four days I have posted cards from the Skybox International Bloodlines trading card set featuring the characters that made their first appearances in the four … Continue reading

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BLOODLINES WEEK DAY 4 – SPARX

Welcome to Bloodlines Week here at the Fortress.  For the next few days I will be posting the cards from the Bloodlines trading card set featuring the characters that made their first appearances in the various Superman annuls.  On the final … Continue reading

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