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Having been recently reunited (following an Incident), I can safely say that these two from David Willis' Shortpacked series are my favourite gay couple.
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In Today's segment, we take a look at the time Superman used timetravel to screw over a Native American who had a legitimate claim to the land Metropolis is built on...

Triggerwarning for old timey racism.
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While the advent of the Comics Code neutered the crime comics sub-genre, it didn't completely kill it. Here's a bit from Gang Busters #60, published in 1957.



In contrast to "Crime Does Not Pay" (see my post a couple of months ago), the stories are entirely fictional, concentrate on crimes other than murder, and focus on the law enforcement officers outwitting clever criminals, rather than on successful criminals who make a fatal mistake.

Two pages of a six-page story, plus a public service announcement.

The Prison Safe-Cracker! )

Happy Easter to those that celebrate, and a pleasant weekend to everyone else!

Your thoughts and comments?

SKJAM!
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The two beatniks force themselves into...the park.

From Kookie #1 (1962) written by John Stanley, drawn by Bill Williams. 

Bongo And Bop” in “A Breather” )

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Have you ever contemplated what you would do if you were diagnosed with lethal radiation poisoning?

Here's a look at how Green Arrow answered that question, in "The World's Three Most Dangerous Arrows", reprinted in The Brave and the Bold #113, originally appearing in Adventure Comics in 1956. 2 2/3rds pages of eight.




The last days of an archer )

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char: Green Arrow/Oliver Queen
char: Speedy/Roy Harper
creator: George Papp
era: Silver Age
publisher: DC Comics
title: The Brave and the Bold
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Sometimes a cover idea is so unspeakably awesome they use it not twice, not thrice, but four times: each more cracktacular than the last.

This desk is an eyesore. This desk. This desk. This desk. This desk. This desk-- )
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title: action comics, era: silver age
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Sometimes, the Silver Age has an astonishing sense of foreshadowing.

Like Superboy didn't have absolute power already )
tags:
title: superboy, title: action comics, in-joke: herodickery, era: silver age, theme: racism
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...Let the crescent moon fall! That plugs the crack and stops the air leak temporarily! Later, repair crews will fix the "glass ground" permanently and put the moon back in the sky! [CRACK] [SSSssssss]

tags:
in-joke: crack

ETA 4:52pm local time: Not the Golden Age, actually, mods:

tags:
in-joke: crack, era: silver age
Tag fixed by mod as of 5:33pm local time
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Following up on the Bronze Age tour of the fortress of solitude, here are the silver age debuts of some of Superman's weirder living trophies from that post.

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era: silver age, char: superman/clark kent, char: supergirl/kara zor-el, char: lois lane, title: superman's girl friend lois lane, title: action comics
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Something from way back in the day--reader-submitted fashions!

Super-couture )

Suggested tags: char: supergirl, publisher: dc

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