Monthly Archives: July 2013

HOUSE ADS – SUPERMAN THE SECRET YEARS

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THE BEST LAID PLANS…

Some time ago I was looking through my news feed on Facebook and saw that writer Paul Kupperberg was selling some of his comic books and comic book related items on eBay.  Two of these items were the instructions to … Continue reading

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WHO’S WHO CLASSIC – BLACKROCK

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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COMICS SCENE (1987) #1 ARTICLE – JOHN BYRNE INTERVIEW

Presented today is an interview with John Byrne from Comics Scene #1 (1987).  I did not read this interview when it was first published as I wouldn’t discover Comics Scene until the second issue, so when I finally got around … Continue reading

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DC COSMIC CARDS – CRISIS ON EARTHS ONE & TWO

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HOUSE AD – RETURN OF SUPERMAN TPB

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DIRECT CURRENTS #2 – ACTION COMICS WEEKLY, BABY!

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WHO’S WHO CLASSIC – BLACKBRIAR THORN

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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DIRECT CURRENTS 1997 PREVIEW

In 1997 (I would love to tell you exactly when but my memory is not that good) DC put out a one shot edition of Direct Currents to promote the books coming out that year.  As the cover above suggests … Continue reading

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DC COSMIC CARDS – WAR OF THE GODS

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