Tag Archives: Batman

House ad for Christmas with the Super-Heroes #2

During his time as an editor at DC comics from 1987 to 1989, Mark Waid was instrumental in many great DC projects (he and Brian Augustyn are credited with creating DC’s Elseworlds spin-off franchise), but his contribution in ensuring that … Continue reading

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House ad for Super-Star Holiday Special 1980 (DC Special Series)

First of all, it’s amusing to note that this (Christmas) Holiday Special has a cover date of April. From a business perspective, the appeal of a holiday special is two-fold: customers are more likely to pick up a holiday issue … Continue reading

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House ad for Detective Comics #489, #490 and #491

In 1978, DC comics underwent the “DC implosion” and several DC titles were planned for cancellation due to numerous market factors (e.g. , increased costs for comic production, economic recession, fewer readers, etc…) One of the titles planned for cancellation … Continue reading

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