Category Archives: Fortress Archives

FORTRESS ARCHIVES – SUPERMAN VS ALIENS PROMO

I am not entirely sure where this black and white promo piece came from.  It could have been one of those bits of business stuffed into the Previews catalog since publishers tended to stick all manner of trading cards and … Continue reading

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FORTRESS ARCHIVES – MANY LIVES MANY WORLDS POSTERS

I’ve posted in the past about the Superman: Many Lives Many Worlds exhibit that ran from June 1987 to June 1988 at the National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. A few weeks back I posted … Continue reading

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FORTRESS ARCHIVES – DC CO-OP AD SLICK: ACTION COMICS #643

This is one of those pieces that I don’t know much about but thought it was cool just the same. This was part of something called DC Comics Co-Op Ad Slicks.  My assumption is that at one point DC Comics would … Continue reading

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FORTRESS ARCHIVES – SMITHSONIAN POSTCARD (1987)

Superman’s 50th Anniversary was a big deal.  I’m not writing that because I’m a fan of the character and constantly have my rose tinted contacts in.  DC and Warner Bros. went all out in celebrating the Golden Anniversary of the … Continue reading

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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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FORTRESS ARCHIVES – CRITICS CHOICE MAGAZINE FOCUS ON SUPERMAN

When I moved to Georgia in November of 1995 my first priority was not finding a job or planning for my new future.  My first priority (shockingly) was to find a comic shop. I was 19.  Sue me. Because this … Continue reading

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FORTRESS ARCHIVES – CRISIS OF INFINITE (WELL, TWO ANYWAY) FANZINES

A few days ago I posted the cover and table of contents to Amazing Heroes #91.  You can see it again (or for the first time) by clicking on this link.  I’ve been reading through the issue over the last … Continue reading

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THE FORTRESS ARCHIVES: DIRECT CURRENTS #9

I have a lot of neat stuff packed away here in the Fortress.  From time to time I will pull them out and share them with you.  These are the Fortress Archives. This time out I present Direct Currents #9 … Continue reading

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