Monthly Archives: January 2017

ACQUISITIONS – DARK KNIGHT RETURNS SUPERMAN FUNKO POP

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This post can be filed under the heading, “Guilty Pleasure”. Funko Pop figures have been insanely popular for a number of years now and until recently I haven’t dipped my toe into that pool.  I don’t hate them but I … Continue reading

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THAT COVERS IT – AMAZING HEROES #136

As the cover copy suggest this issue of Amazing Heroes celebrated Superman’s 50th birthday.  It is jam packed with pin-ups, interviews with creators and actors, personal anecdotes by comic creators of every stripe and a lot of fun and informative … Continue reading

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DO THE CLOTHES MAKE THE MAN INSTALLMENT 1

Installment One: Introduction 1997.  Bill Clinton begins his second term as President of the United States.  Madeline Albright is confirmed as the first female Secretary of State.  Pokemon premieres on TV Tokyo.  Tony Blair becomes Prime Minister of the United … Continue reading

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NEW SUPERMAN BOOKS FOR THE WEEK OF 01/25/2017

Below is a list of the books…book I picked up this week. Action Comics #972 The last week of the month is usually the lightest in terms of Superman books, so it isn’t that much of a surprise that the … Continue reading

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SECRET FILES FRIDAY – METROPOLIS SCU

Welcome to another installment of Secret Files Friday!  Each week I present another entry from the various Secret Files and Origins specials that started popping up in late 1997.  While they weren’t as detailed as Who’s Who I have a real soft spot for the … Continue reading

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RE-ACTIONS: APRIL 2017 SOLICITATIONS

The time has come to look at the Superman related solicitations for the month of April.  For some reason I thought these were going to come out last week but here they are so here I am.  This is not … Continue reading

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CLASSIC PSA – JUSTICE FOR ALL INCLUDES CHILDREN 2

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HOUSE ADS – SUPERMAN: THE SECRET YEARS

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THAT COVERS IT – WIZARD: THE GUIDE TO COMICS #47

This is the alternate cover to Wizard: The Guide to Comics #47 and I was surprised to discover that this was also the first Wizard cover to feature Superman.  Actually I shouldn’t have been surprised.  Wizard didn’t give DC much in the … Continue reading

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NEW SUPERMAN BOOKS FOR THE WEEK OF 1/17/2017

Below is a list of the books I picked up this week. Superman #15 Trinity #5 Justice League #13 Justice League vs Suicide Squad #5 Multiplicity started strong in the previous issue of Superman, so I am excited to get … Continue reading

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