Let’s take a trip back to the heady days of the Silver Age of Comics, when the most important thing was how ludicrously attention-getting the cover of your comic book could be, and figuring out how to make sense of it on the inside was clearly secondary. Case in point? SUPERBOY #96 (April 1962), “The […]
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The Silver Age Lives!
The Silver Age of comics. Writers and artists just plain having fun. If they had a crazy idea, the editors joked about it, made fun of each other for coming up with the crazy notion and then? Well, they spent a bucket of money and published it for millions of readers to see. Batman becomes […]
Blastoff Welcomes The Jimmy Cummings Collection
Comic books are memories. We don’t collect the stories inside the covers as much as we reclaim the stories within ourselves when we first held them. Who was I back then? What did I wear? Who were my best friends? How did I pay for it? What bike did I ride? What did my mother […]
A Stranger in a Strange Land
“Your human world is strange. I think I’ll destroy it” Transport yourself to 1950s America. The military invasion of Korea failed to stall the rise of Communism, the fedora began its inevitable decline, and Russia beat the US into space. (In Soviet Russia, this joke is still lame) Basically, we needed a […]
What Was That Future We Were Headed Towards?
Post-disaster stories are based on one of two things: either the world we know was overcome or it was never good enough in the first place. Lately we seem to prefer the latter, where we could have stopped the zombies or climate change or the new plague if we hadn’t been so lazy, corrupt, or […]
The First Mutant Superhero
And it’s not the X-Men! Mark Waid explains: Want to own it? Just click here for all the details!
Welcome to the Legion
The Legion of Super-Heroes takes center stage! Mark Waid explains: And it can be yours! Just click here for all the details!
When You’re Strange
The first issue of DC’s long-running sci-fi classic! Mark Waid has more: And it can be yours! Just click here to buy!
What If the Kents Adopted Bruce Wayne?
And who lettered it, anyway? Mark Waid challenges the public: Buy the comic and solve the mystery! Just click here!
The Adventures of Superboy
Looking for vintage Superboy comics? Look no further: To buy this issue, just click here!
Meet the Doom Patrol
Mark Waid introduces us to the first appearance of the Doom Patrol: Want to own it? Just click here!
Just Call Him Mayan Calendar Man
Looking for the first appearance of Calendar Man? Mark Waid has it: And it can be yours! Just click here!
Silver Age Feminism
Why can’t Batgirl help the Dynamic Duo? She’s got a run in her tights. No, really: You know you want it. Just click here to order!