Monthly Archives: June 2013

ENCYCLOPEDIC KNOWLEDGE

Let’s say you wake up one day and are suddenly hit with the inspiration to read every Superman comic ever published, take extensive notes and then write detailed entries on each person, place or thing you run across with the … Continue reading

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DEATH OF SUPERMAN…DIRECT CURRENTS STYLE

Back in the early nineties DC had this awesome little giveaway that you could find at the comic shop called Direct Currents.  On the surface it was one big advertisement for their comics but it also served as a checklist … Continue reading

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HOUSE ADS – REIGN OF TOMORROW

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SUPERMAN ON VHS!

In a previous post about all of the cool Superman stuff coming out because of Man of Steel hitting theaters I mentioned that all sorts of DVD box sets were available on the cheap.  When I saw them in both … Continue reading

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SO…CAN’T BELIEVE THAT THIS HAS HAPPENED

I think it is fair to say the last time I had a good and proper fan meltdown was when I watched Max Landis’ Death of Superman video.  It was a good meltdown too.  I mean holy crap did I … Continue reading

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WHO’S WHO CLASSIC – LORI LEMARIS

Welcome to another installment of Who’s Who Classic, a regular feature here at the Fortress where every Monday I will present an entry from the original series of Who’s Who comics that DC published between 1984 and 1988.  Superman was well … Continue reading

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ACQUISITIONS – MAN OF STEEL EDITION

Man of Steel had something like $160 millions in promotional tie-ins.  For the past month I have seen lots of Superman stuff hitting the shelves in just about every store I trade with, to use an outdated term.  Action figures, … Continue reading

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comiXology INFOGRAPHIC

The nice people over at comiXology sent me this infographic last week and I thought it would be keen to post it.  I think that this is a neat insight into the minds of those that use comiXology to buy … Continue reading

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HOUSE ADS – HURRICANE PSA

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SUPERMAN UNCHAINED VARIANTS

Superman Unchained #1 came out last week.  I am cooking up a review for the comic so for the moment I will hold off on how I feel about the story itself.  What I do want to “discuss” is some … Continue reading

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