It’s a little-known fact that, before uniting ALL their heroes for the ‘Crisis On Infinite Earths’, DC editorial did a metaphorical dry-run by uniting all the heroes who had ever starred in their Showcase anthology series. Given the time-frames involved (the dawn of man through the far-flung future), things might have gotten just a bit complicated… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Showcase #100 awaits!
We’re wrapping up Flash Month in our Retro Review Corner! The Golden Age of Comics was full to the brim with super-heroes of all shapes and sizes, including more than one guy who ran fast. When editor Julius Schwartz went looking for a new character for Showcase, he went back to the beginning and rebooted one of the first, which led to a whole new superhero renaissance. Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Showcase #4 awaits!
We all know the feeling of being up against a deadline and frantically trying to come up with something, ANYTHING to fill the particular bill we are working towards… This has led to some awkward moments in my life (including my Master’s thesis), but for Bob Kanigher, it just meant a chance to create some of the most beloved characters of comics’ Silver Age and to make comic book history… again. Your Major Spoilers review of Showcase #37 awaits!