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House ad for Green Lantern v2 #123

Green Lantern v2 #123 marks the departure of Green Arrow from the series (it was formerly known as Green Lantern co-starring Green Arrow since issue #90) and Green Lantern being the main feature attraction of the series. Why was Green … Continue reading

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House ad for Wrath of The Spectre

In 1988, based on the renewed popularity the Spectre was receiving thanks to his 1987 ongoing series written by Doug Moench, DC comics decided to reprint the Spectre’s ‘controversial’ stories that ran during 1974-1975 in Adventure Comics. Wrath of the … Continue reading

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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 Supergirl the movie

When father-son production team Alexander and Ilya Salkind purchased the film rights to Superman in 1974, they also purchased the rights to Supergirl should the Superman film franchise become successful and need to branch out. Ultimately, the Superman movies enjoyed … Continue reading

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House ad for Jemm, Son of Saturn

Jemm, Son of Saturn was a twelve issue maxi-series published from 1984 to 1985 that introduced an extraterrestrial of the same name to the DC universe. Jemm was created by Greg Potter and Gene Colan. This was Potter’s first major … Continue reading

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House ad for Firestorm v2 #86

Firestorm v2 #86 marked Firestorm’s first real adventure as the new fire elemental. In a sense, this is a whole new character and an excellent jump-on point for new readers. This issue introduced Firestorm as an avenging elemental force, a … Continue reading

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House ad for Wonder Woman v1 #269, #270 and #271

The Wonder Woman comic book series was having a bit of trouble in the late 70s/early 80s. True, she had been receiving a lot of exposure in the 70s thanks to her combined appearances in Saturday morning cartoons (Super Friends) … Continue reading

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