Category Archives: 1986-2006

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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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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SECRET FILES FRIDAY – THE DAILY PLANET

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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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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SECRET FILES FRIDAY – PERRY WHITE

Welcome to another installment of Secret Files Friday!  I have gone and run out of Superman related Who’s Who entries to post so I have moved on the the Secret Files and Origins entries that popped up starting in late 1997.  While … Continue reading

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LETTER HACK DAYS – SUPERMAN #152 (1999)

Before I started this blog…before I started podcasting…before I started writing for the Superman Homepage…before all of that there was a brief time where I was a letter hack. You know…back when DC published letters in the back of their … Continue reading

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SECRET FILES FRIDAY – CLARK KENT

Welcome to another installment of Secret Files Friday!  I have gone and run out of Superman related Who’s Who entries to post so I have moved on the the Secret Files and Origins entries that popped up starting in late 1997.  While … Continue reading

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BAILEY’S BOOKSHELF: S:TMOT BOOK ONE ANNOUNCEMENT

(Bailey’s Bookshelf is a new feature here at the Fortress that is replacing Collected Editions as the place where I talk about the Superman related trades, hardcovers and omnibuses in my collection.  There isn’t a huge reason for the change. … Continue reading

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SECRET FILES FRIDAY – JIMMY OLSEN

Welcome to another installment of Secret Files Friday!  I have gone and run out of Superman related Who’s Who entries to post so I have moved on the the Secret Files and Origins entries that popped up starting in late 1997.  While … Continue reading

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