Monthly Archives: November 2015

THE PROBLEM WITH MAN OF STEEL

Man of Steel. Say those words to a group of Superman fans and then step back because nine times out of ten it is about to get real up in whatever joint you happen to be in.  Even civil conversations … Continue reading

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HAPPY BELATED THANKSGIVING

I hope everyone that celebrates the holiday had a nice Thanksgiving yesterday.  Between things being busy around the house and the fact that the new FCTC hits on Thursdays I didn’t have anything prepped to post to mark the occasion, … Continue reading

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FCTC EPISODE 193: DEAD AGAIN PART 5

Episode 193: Dead Again Part 5 Welcome to the one hundred and ninety-third episode of From Crisis to Crisis: A Superman Podcast!  This podcast has a simple premise; examine just about every Superman comic published between Man of Steel #1 … Continue reading

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WHO’S WHO WEDNESDAYS – THE COUNCIL

Welcome to another of the re-tooled Who’s Who Wednesdays, a regular feature here at the Fortress where every Wednesday (hence the name) I will present an entry from the original series of Who’s Who comics that DC published between 1984 and … Continue reading

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HOUSE ADS – POST INFINITE CRISIS SUPERMAN AD

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MY VERY FIRST PRINTED LETTER

Back in late 1998 I finally climbed on to what some people called the Information Super Highway, a term that is very, very ’90s.  The Internet was a wild, untamed place back then though it was a lot more organized … Continue reading

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WHO’S WHO WEDNESDAYS – THE GANG

Welcome to another of the re-tooled Who’s Who Wednesdays, a regular feature here at the Fortress where every Wednesday (hence the name) I will present an entry from the original series of Who’s Who comics that DC published between 1984 and … Continue reading

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FCTC EPISODE 192: DEAD AGAIN PART 4

Episode 192: Dead Again Part 4 Welcome to the one hundred and ninety-second episode of From Crisis to Crisis: A Superman Podcast!  This podcast has a simple premise; examine just about every Superman comic published between Man of Steel #1 in … Continue reading

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23 YEARS AGO TODAY…

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…Superman #75 was published. I see posts on this date every year asking a simple question.  Where were you on November 18, 1992?  In a perfect world I would have this grand story of how I counted the minutes until school … Continue reading

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PRE-CRISIS HOUSE ADS – SUPERMAN: THE SECRET YEARS

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