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Classic Comic Cover Corner (Memorial Day Edition) – Superman #12

May 24, 2015 – 5:24 am
Superman #12 – September, 1941

This was one of the first WWII comics to show solidarity with our troops and the message was clear: If Superman is onboard with our military, shouldn’t you be?

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Hex #1

May 17, 2015 – 7:45 am
Hex #1 – September, 1985

After Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, DC rebooted the western hero, Jonah Hex, as a post-apocalyptic protagonist called, ‘Hex’ (which you’ll note rhymes with Max.)

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Super-Team Family #3

May 10, 2015 – 7:45 am
Super-Team Family #3 – March, 1976

Did you see Grodd on last week’s episode of The Flash? If not, then you missed what will probably be remembered as the greatest television event in history.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Avengers #135

May 3, 2015 – 7:45 am
Avengers #135 – May, 1975

In decades worth of twisted comic tales, the Vision’s origin is about as convoluted as they come; but the new film streamlines the story in a respectful manner.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Avengers #83

April 26, 2015 – 7:45 am
Avengers #83 – December, 1970

Marvel has been pretty decent at empowering its female characters, but two heroes from their cinematic universe have caused damage to the that good reputation.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Incredible Hulk #171

April 19, 2015 – 7:45 am
Incredible Hulk #171 - January, 1974

He didn’t create the Hulk, but when you see Jade Jaws on screen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, that’s the spirit of the Hulk as Herb Trimpe drew him in the comics.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #150

April 12, 2015 – 7:45 am
Fantastic Four #150 - September, 1974

It’s unlikely that we’ll ever see a film based on the 1974 team-up of The Avengers, the Fantastic Four and The Inhumans, but one can dream of the possibilities.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #5

April 5, 2015 – 7:45 am
Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #5 – July, 1982

If you are like me you’ve wondered how Easter became such an odd amalgamation of activities, and Captain Carrot adds yet another variable into the mix – aliens!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Batman #219

March 29, 2015 – 7:45 am
Batman #219 – February, 1970

Ben Affleck, from the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, made an appearance before Congress last week, but has comics’ Batman ever gone to Washington?

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Detective Comics #371

March 22, 2015 – 7:45 am
Detective Comics #371 – January, 1968

The recent controversy over artist Rafael Albuquerque’s Batgirl #41 variant cover has more to do with the victimization of comic fans than of Batgirl. Here’s why…

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Menace #5

March 15, 2015 – 7:45 am
Menace #5 – July, 1953

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling pop culture commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner!
Menace #5 – July, 1953
Cover Art by Bill Everett
If there’s one …

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Amazing Spider-Man #101

March 8, 2015 – 7:45 am
Amazing Spider-Man #101 – October, 1971

This would be the perfect story for Drew Goddard to bring to life on the big screen, where Peter Parker has to deal with having grown two extra sets of arms.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Trek #6

March 1, 2015 – 7:45 am
Star Trek #6 – December, 1969

Pop culture lost one of its most iconic personalities on Stardate 47634.44, when Leonard Nimoy transported to that big Alpha/Omega quadrant in the sky.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Aquaman #57

February 22, 2015 – 7:45 am
Aquaman #57 – September, 1977

The Internet was ignited when Zack Snyder tweeted a picture of Momoa as Aquaman.
Does he look badass? Absolutely! Does he look like Aquaman? Absolutely, not!