Monday, August 14, 2017

Lost Heroes of the Golden Age of Comics vs HITLER!

It's a 12-month celebration of some of the greatest heroes of the Golden Age mocking and kicking Nazi butt...specifically the butt of the most infamous Nazi of all time...Adolf Hitler!
Here are 3 (out of 12) examples...
Here's the kool part!
You don't have to wait until 2018 to display this calendar!
You can start it at any month from September 2017 to January 2018 and still get 12 full months of kool super-hero vs Hitler action!
So if you want the calendar to show September 2017 to August 2018, you can do it!
If you want it to show the traditional January 2018 to December 2018 timeframe, you can do that!
The choice is yours!
Order now, and let your friends and family know where you stand...with all freedom-loving Americans!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

PLASTIC MAN "Three Faces of Plastic Man" Conclusion

...the evil Dr Dome has cloned his equally-evil daughter, Lynx, to question the three people who claim to have witnessed the origin of Plastic Man so that the villian can go back in time and prevent Plastic Man from gaining his powers!
Two Lynx have already heard wildly-different versions of the Ductile Detective's origin!
Now the last Lynx interviews Plas' best friend, Gordon Trueblood.
What a time in DC Comics history this was!
The same month in 1966 this tale ran in Plastic Man #2, the Silver Age Batgirl made her first appearance in Detective Comics #359!
In less-notable events, the premiere and origin of B'Wana Beast was published in Showcase #66 and the Blackhawks began their (thank God temporary) transition from aviator-adventurers to superhero-spies in Blackhawk #228!
You can read about the Blackhawks' ill-advised revamping HERE!
None of the tall tales in this issue was Plas' true origin, though the first one does have elements of the Golden Age hero's origin!
But this guy is not the Golden Age hero!
(Note Dr Dome's comment that Plas and he have been at odds for eight years!
The final issue of the Golden Age Plas' book had been published eight years earlier!)
Everything will become clear at the end of August as we present the never-reprinted Silver Age sequel tale that clears up the matter!

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

PLASTIC MAN "Three Faces of Plastic Man" Part 2

When Last We Left the Stretchable Sleuth...
...the evil Dr Dome has cloned his equally-evil daughter, Lynx, to question the three people who claim to have witnessed the origin of Plastic Man so that the villian can go back in time and prevent Plastic Man from gaining his powers!
(NOTE: May be NSFW due to a racial stereotype that persisted into the 1960s)
Be here tomorrow as we witness the final alleged origin of Plas!

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

PLASTIC MAN "Three Faces of Plastic Man" Part 1

...numerous long-time comics fans who were expecting the Golden Age version wrote in asking if this was supposed to be the same guy in a modern setting.
As it turns out...nope, he wasn't the earlier version, not by a long shot!
For one thing, though both versions could shape themselves into almost anything, the original Plas couldn't change color as this guy does, making finding him easier since his red costume and black and yellow-striped belt were dead giveaways!
Though Gil Kane had left the series after the premiere, long-time comics pro Win Mortimer took over the illustrating duties with his usual panache.
This never-reprinted tale from DC's Plastic Man V2N02 (1966) shows off his talent at humorous comics, also evident in his work on Stanley and His Monster and Fat Albert (adapting the animated TV series)!
Stanley and His Monster co-creator Arnold Drake continued his Plastic Man scripting from the previous issue.

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