Greatest Comic Covers # 22

The Early Days of the Dark Knight Fans of The Batman know that he hit the scene in Detective Comics #27, published in 1938, just a short while after Superman made his first appearance (and changed comic book history) in Action Comics #1. Writer/Artist Bob Kane is...

Greatest Comic Covers # 21

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah Leave it to the Dark Knight Detective to have to tangle with a British musical group that’s almost identical to The Beatles! Seems like some kind of murder mystery based on the rumor/innuendo that Paul McCartney had died way back in day, and was...

Greatest Comic Covers # 20

The World’s Mightiest Mortal My dad grew up during the Great Depression, and while kids in his generation were generally poor, that’s not to say they didn’t have great imaginations and managed to have fun! Whether it was old time radio, the pulps, or...

Greatest Comic Covers # 19

The Greatest Evil Worm Of All Time A short while back, I was on a giant evil worm kick, featuring the covers of The Thing # 15 and Spellbound # 3 in this series of Greatest Comic Covers. Well, there’s no way I could not give equal time to the greatest comic book...

Greatest Comic Covers # 18

Truth, Justice, & The American Way Back in a time before angst and self loathing became the dominant cultural theme, Superman was a shining icon for patriotism. He didn’t take a backseat during World War 2, fighting Nazis and Japanese whenever he could! This...