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  1. Thread: Ideal Job

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    It took a long time, but I've finally got my...

    It took a long time, but I've finally got my ideal job. I'm retired. Yay, me!!!
  2. I may as well go ahead and be Mr. Obvious here,...

    I may as well go ahead and be Mr. Obvious here, since someone has to do it...

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    JL Dark has Man-Bat, Detective Chimp, and John...

    JL Dark has Man-Bat, Detective Chimp, and John Constantine. So...
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    PaulBullion, for a cover that combines 2 of DC's...

    PaulBullion, for a cover that combines 2 of DC's big cover themes from that era (gorillas and Superdickery)
  5. As I recall, all throughout the 1950s he didn't...

    As I recall, all throughout the 1950s he didn't have a separate "heat vision". In the stores of that era, his X-ray vision generated sufficient heat to melt things (or just warm them up, as...
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    Safety has nothing to do with it. Honesty has...

    Safety has nothing to do with it. Honesty has everything to do with it. Whenever he wrote about Superman and referred to him in the third person, Clark was deliberately deceiving his editors and,...
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    It remains to be seen just how much of DDC...

    It remains to be seen just how much of DDC carries over into current DC continuity. After all, Alfred was alive in DDC. If the Kents were in fact alive now, you would think that surely they would...
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    I agree that Clark should have been canned for...

    I agree that Clark should have been canned for good. The main thing a newspaper has to convey to its readership is trust. Here the Daily Planet has a reporter who for years has been writing stories...
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    Jimmy Olsen #7

    I thought it was a total hoot, from start to finish, both in the story (such as it was) and in the art that matched it perfectly. Fraction and Lieber are at the top of their form here.
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  11. MRP's entry commands us to stop right there, so I...

    MRP's entry commands us to stop right there, so I shall.
  12. In the 1950s and moving into the 1960s, Dell...

    In the 1950s and moving into the 1960s, Dell Comics (published by Western Publishing Co. and distributed by Dell under their imprint) basically ruled the roost, with DC as runner-up. In 1960 the ten...
  13. Thread: Gideon Falls

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    I just read #20. What a long, strange trip it's...

    I just read #20. What a long, strange trip it's been. Every page is a surprise.
  14. Post-Apocalyptic law enforcement started back at...

    Post-Apocalyptic law enforcement started back at issue #1.

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    Kirby101 for the B W-S cover

    Kirby101 for the B W-S cover
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    Here are 10 stories recommended by Brian Cronin...

    Here are 10 stories recommended by Brian Cronin on CBR:
    The Greatest Lois Lane Stories Ever Told!
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    I'm old. I'm from the generation when every...

    I'm old. I'm from the generation when every family subscribed to a daily paper (or even two, one on the morning and one in the evening), and every paper had 3 or more pages filled with comics strips...
  18. We must have been reading different comic books...

    We must have been reading different comic books back then. I remember that by 1960 it had happened so often that Jerry Siegel wrote a story about the first time that Lois suspected Clark was...
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    And some of us here are so old that we grew up...

    And some of us here are so old that we grew up before any of those things existed. In the 1950s and '60s we had to play ping-pong with actual physical balls and paddles, and we had to play solitaire...
  20. True. Comics were written for kids, so it was...

    True. Comics were written for kids, so it was assumed that there would be a nearly complete turn-over in readership every few years, and that pretty much eliminated the need (and indeed, the...
  21. In the Silver Age, Lois's continual attempts to...

    In the Silver Age, Lois's continual attempts to prove that Clark Kent was in fact Superman's secret identity were a big part of maybe half of all Superman stories. That's why in the Byrne relaunch...
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    Always thinking practically, those wags at Mad......

    Always thinking practically, those wags at Mad...

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    Thanks! I like the DDC version better,...

    Thanks! I like the DDC version better, especially since it establishes Dr. Fate as having an important role in the DCU.
  24. kjn for Wonder Woman in handcuffs. What a daring...

    kjn for Wonder Woman in handcuffs. What a daring and unprecedented concept!!!
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    I'll be the first to admit that I really haven't...

    I'll be the first to admit that I really haven't been trying to make sense of DDC and/or 5G. so this will be a dumb question. How are people (apparently) arguing about whether Superman was the first...
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