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AquamanDCFeaturedRetro ReviewReview

Recently, I asked my 13-year-old what DC Comics character she wanted to know more about, and her response was “Aquaman is bad, but Aqualad is really a chump!”  Such an insult cannot be allowed to stand, and now it’s time to drop some learnin’…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Adventure Comics #269 awaits!

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DCFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewSuperman

In the wake of April the 1st, allow me to show you the only prank I look back on with fondness rather than resentment.  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Superman #145 awaits!

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The Legion Clubhouse Legion of Super-Heroes
Adventure ComicsDCFeatureFeaturedLegion of Super HeroesMajor SpoilersPodcastThe Legion Clubhouse

In this episode of The Legion Clubhouse, we look at Adventure Comics #293, and Action Comics #287. What do you do when the Legion is taken down by brains in jars? What’s a Whizzy?

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The Legion Clubhouse Legion of Super-Heroes
Adventure ComicsDCFeatureFeaturedLegion of Super HeroesMajor SpoilersPodcastThe Legion Clubhouse

In this episode, we take a look at Superman #147, and Action Comics #290. There is evil afoot, and only the Legion of Super-Heroes (with Superman and Superboy) can stop them!

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The Legion Clubhouse Legion of Super-Heroes
Adventure ComicsDCFeatureFeaturedLegion of Super HeroesMajor SpoilersPodcastThe Legion Clubhouse

In this episode, we take a look at Action Comics #276 and Superboy #89, and we get to talk with comic book writer, Chris Roberson.

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The Legion Clubhouse Legion of Super-Heroes
Action ComicsAdventure ComicsDCFeaturedLegion of Super HeroesMajor SpoilersPodcastThe Legion Clubhouse

In this episode, we take a look at Action Comics #267 and Adventure Comics #282 and the problematic portrayal of teenage girls.

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Archie ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewThe Shadow

These days, you can’t swing a cat without seeing some sort of comic-book adaptation, be it live-action, cartoon or just that weird dude in the Spider-Man costume on the corner of Sunset.  I’ve often said that I don’t always trust and adaptation, and today we have Exhibit A in my case for why…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of The Shadow #3 awaits!

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DCIDW PublishingSneak PeekSuperman

IDW Publishing is collecting even more Superman newspaper strips from the silver age, and the new collection is in stores this week.

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DCLawSuperman

In an expanded ruling, the heirs of Jerry Siegel have nabbed even more Superman rights in their lawsuit with DC Comics.  Judge Stephen Larson has ruled that the family has successfully recaptured (and are co-owners of) the rights to the following works: (1) Action Comics No. 1 (subject to the limitations set forth in the Court’s previous Order); (2) Action Comics No. 4; (3) Superman No. 1, pages three through six, and (4) the initial two weeks’ worth of Superman daily newspaper strips. Ownership in the remainder of the Superman material at issue that was published from 1938 to 1943

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