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Classic Comic Cover Corner (Thanksgiving Edition) – Action Comics #148

November 22, 2015 – 7:45 am
Action Comics #148 – September, 1950

With Thanksgiving coming up, we figured this was the perfect time to showcase the time Superman saved Metropolis from reverting back to Indian ownership.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Action Comics #426

November 8, 2015 – 7:45 am
Action Comics #426 – August, 1973

A plane is doomed to crash, but Superman swoops in. It’s the iconic Superman scenario – or is it?

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Doc Savage #1

October 11, 2015 – 7:45 am
Doc Savage #1 – October, 1972

Marvel had a run of Doc Savage comics from 72 – 74 and every two issues was an adaptation of a classic Doc story, starting with 1933’s “The Man of Bronze,”

Get your Doc (Savage) on at Doc Con

September 29, 2015 – 12:01 pm
Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life - 1973

Even the most casual pop culture fan knows Krypton’s favorite son, Superman; also well known as the “Man of Steel.” But are you familiar with Clark Kent’s literary forefather, the “Man of Bronze?” If not, …

Classic Comic Cover Corner (Dog Days Edition) – Superboy #56

July 26, 2015 – 7:45 am
Superboy #56 – April, 1957

We celebrated Hot Dog Day and we’re tail-deep into the Dog Days of Summer, so it’s time we got ‘Sirius’ and showcased a cover that celebrates man’s best friend.

Tarzan to meet Sheena in upcoming Dynamite crossover

July 23, 2015 – 7:45 am
Sheena, Queen of the Jungle

Classic pulp characters, Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, will meet for the very first time in an upcoming crossover comic-book event.

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 – 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 – 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!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Adventure Comics #391

January 25, 2015 – 7:45 am
Adventure Comics #391 – March, 1970

It’s announced that Glee actress Melissa Benoist will be Supergirl in the CBS TV series. I don’t know about Glee or Ms. Benoist, but I do love classic Supergirl.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – World’s Finest #9

October 19, 2014 – 7:45 am
World's Finest #9 – March, 1943

World’s Finest #9 (1943) has Superman, Batman and Robin peppering the World War II Axis leaders (Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Hideki Tojo) with baseballs.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Superboy #115

September 21, 2014 – 7:45 am
Superboy #115 - September, 1964

The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas has a display of pop culture artifacts that were influenced by the atomic bomb, including a copy of Superboy #115.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Wonder Woman #13

August 24, 2014 – 7:45 am
Wonder Woman #13 – June, 1945

The new WW, Gal Gadot, took the “Ice Bucket challenge” earlier this week and it made us wonder if Wonder Woman herself had ever endured such a chilly adventure.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Superman #312

August 17, 2014 – 7:45 am
Superman #312 – June, 1977

An event took place this past week that somehow moved all of the world’s problems to the back burner and brought this particular comic book cover into focus.