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The Brave And The Bold #28 (March 1960) (Part One)

The mighty Justice League made their first appearance in The Brave and The Bold #28. Under the pen of creator Gardner Fox, seven heroes of the DC Comics’ universe united to tackle evil. The original lineup had Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Aquaman, and Martian Manhunter. The heroes had to work together… Continue reading The Brave And The Bold #28 (March 1960) (Part One)

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Green Lantern #16: The Secret Life of Star Sapphire! (October 1962)

In this classic Green Lantern story, Carol Ferris becomes the villainous Star Sapphire for the first time. The story was written by John Broome and the art was by Gil Kane. Hal Jordan, who’s Green Lantern, has to do battle with Carol Ferris who’s his romantic interest. Not only is it hard for Jordan, but… Continue reading Green Lantern #16: The Secret Life of Star Sapphire! (October 1962)

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Part Two of Amazing Spider-Man #2 (1963)

Picking up where I left off, Vulture heads to New York and tosses messages to 3 different places in order to taunt the city. He drops off messages at Jameson Publishing Company, The Radio Network, and New York Police Department. While Vulture threatens to steal the diamonds, Spider-Man’s on his trail trying to snap a… Continue reading Part Two of Amazing Spider-Man #2 (1963)

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Part One of Looking Back at Amazing Spider-Man #2 (1963)

Photo courtesy of Marvel. Amazing Spider-Man #2 is the first appearance of The Vulture into the Marvel universe. The Vulture is quite an older villain for the young Peter Parker, but he has plenty of wit to use against the wall-crawler. The Vulture debuts on the first page of the comic in his boldly green… Continue reading Part One of Looking Back at Amazing Spider-Man #2 (1963)

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Amazing Spider-Man #1 (Part One) (March 1963)

After the success that Amazing Fantasy #15 had, Marvel decided to give the wall crawler his own series. The first issue of Amazing Spider-Man was released in March 1963. The ish featured two stories that would introduce two new antagonists that are still used to this day. The first story introduces J. Jonah Jameson, who… Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man #1 (Part One) (March 1963)

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“Duel of the Super-Heroes!” (Green Lantern #13, June 1962)

I’ve always enjoyed the adventures that the Flash and Green Lantern had together in the 60s. John Broome wrote the tales of the two popular DC heroes during the Silver Age and they were classic science fiction stories. Green Lantern #13 would be the first time that Broome and DC would have the two heroes… Continue reading “Duel of the Super-Heroes!” (Green Lantern #13, June 1962)

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Part Two of Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962)

Part two of Amazing Fantasy #15 begins with Peter Parker, dressed as Spider-Man, dazzling an audience in a tv station. Spider-Man becomes a nationwide sensation as people cannot believe that a man is able to climb walls and sling webs. As Spider-Man becomes popular, Lee makes Parker more arrogant around other people. The bullying has… Continue reading Part Two of Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962)