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Superman #276

Superman #276

Superman finds himself going toe to toe with Captain Thunder, a Captain Marvel analogue turned inexplicably evil. This outing from Elliot S. Maggin, Curt Swan and Bob Oksner never quite escapes its own oddness. [More]

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Review: Superboy #201                          

The Legion holds tryouts for new members, but it’s a former applicant — Erg-1 — who arrives to save the day. Cary Bates and Dave Cockrum bring an exciting new Legionnaire into the mix. [More]

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Review: Superboy #198                          

The Fatal Five concocts a time-travel scheme to wipe out the Legion by neutralizing Superboy in the 20th century. The Legionnaires stretch out to fill this whole issue, their second as Superboy’s cover co-stars. Writer Cary Bates and artist Dave Cockrum again do the honors. [More]

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Review: Superboy #197                          

The villainous Tyr kidnaps and brainwashes Timber Wolf, then sends him on a mission to execute the Legion! The 30th-century’s favorite teens earn cover co-star status with this issue, under the guidance of Cary Bates and rising star Dave Cockrum. [More]

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The Best of DC #22

The Best of DC #22

The finger prints of Charles Dickens are all over this DC reprint digest, as the Victorian author’s classic tale serves as inspiration for more than one story. (Except for Jack Kirby’s Bronze Age Sandman adventure, of course, a story widely distributed for the first time in this issue.) [More]

Talking Points

What are your favorite Bronze collections?

There’s a wealth of reprinted Bronze material available out there. Your Comics Bronze Age editor offers a list of his favorites, and looks for input, too. [More]

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Teen Titans #37

Teen Titans #37

The Teen Titans travel abroad in an effort to save a friend, but square off with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse instead. A typically groovy Titans adventure from the early ’70s, this one from an uncredited creative team. [More]

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Superboy #203

Superboy #203

Validus attacks! Invisible lovers! The evil of Tharok’s mechanical brain! All this — and a Legionnaire dies! New penciler “Iron” Mike Grell teams with writer Cary Bates to deliver a strong issue from one of the Legion’s better periods. [More]

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