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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Batman’s Moron Friends Thought He Was an Alien

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today, we take a look at the time that Batman’s moron friends were tricked into believing Batman was an alien.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Bob Hope’s Nephew Became a Swingin’ Mod Superhero

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Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today, we take a look at the introduction of Bob Hope’s nephew, a young stuck-up lad who transforms into the swingin’ mod superhero known as…Super-Hip!!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Wolverine REALLY Needed to Learn About Marvel’s Consumer Products Group

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today, we take a look at Marvel’s 1993 Financial Report, which they cleverly put out in the form of a comic book. I will be spotlighting Wolverine’s role in the comic because, well, he’s more popular than the other characters in the book.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Evil Baby Lois Lane Tried to Force Baby Superman to Marry Her

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Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today is the 100th installment of I Love Ya But You’re Strange (because of this event, no Abandoned an’ Forsaked this week. The next A&F is also #100 and I didn’t want two 100th installments the same week. So I Love Ya But You’re Strange moved up to Saturday and A&F got the week off. A different feature will take A&F’s spot tomorrow). In honor of the occasion, I will give you all one of the craziest comic book stories you’ll see this month (perhaps this year…perhaps this decade!), the time that evil baby Lois Lane tried to force baby Superman to marry her. All courtesy of

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – The Sensational Character Find of 1993, the Battling Bantam!

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Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today we look at the introduction of the Battling Bantam in Captain America’s 1993 Annual, part of Marvel’s Annual theme that year, which was to introduce a new character in each annual.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Dave Gibbons Drew Doctor Manhattan in a Zapping Contest With Electro

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today we look a story from a hidden gem by Marvel Comics in 1990, Harvey Kurtzman’s Strange Adventures, specifically a story in the volume by Kurtzman and Dave Gibbons. Two comic book legends for the price of one!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time ALF Made His Way Into the Annual Marvel Summer Crossover

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today we look at the time that ALF crossed over with the Marvel Universe during one of their annual summer crossovers.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – How Did It Take Until 1992 For Kid ‘n’ Play to Have Their Own Comic Book?

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today we look at the first issue of Kid ‘n’ Play’s comic book from 1992 (written by Dwight Coye with art by Chuck Frazier and Ron Boyd).

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Women In Charge? Talk About a Mystery in Space!

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today, based on a suggestion from my pal Kristen, we take a look at a bizarre little tale from over 60 years ago in Mystery in Space #8 by John Broome, Bob Oksner and Bernard Sachs, where we see a world where women are in charge and a brave man willing to try to change that! The ending of this tale needs to be seen to be believed!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Obnoxio the Clown versus the X-Men

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today we look at the time Obnoxio the Clown took on the entire X-Men team…

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Superman Gained the Ability to Shoot a Mini-Superman Out of His Hands

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today we look at the time Jerry Coleman, Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye decided to give Superman an…interesting new power in Superman #125′s “Superman’s New Power!” from 1958…

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – The X-Men and the Case of the Exploding Communion Wafers

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today we look at a bizarre tale that involves Nightcrawler being groomed into becoming the Roman Catholic pope, exploding communion wafers and much more silliness!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – The Strange Greatness of Willworld

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today we look at a bizarre, yet awesome tale of Hal Jordan going through a strange test early in his Green Lantern career. The late, great Seth Fisher showed off his stunningly offbeat artwork beautifully in this graphic novel, which was written by J.M. DeMatteis and which was recently reprinted as two issues of DC’s $8 reprint comics, so they should be easy to track down!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Lois Lane Meets a Man Who Somehow Has More Issues That Silver Age Lois Lane

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Silver Age Lois Lane is well known for her strange, often borderline psychotic, behavior. I’ve featured plenty of Lois Lane comics in this feature and I’m sure I will feature plenty more as the years go by. Today, though, we take a look at the time when Lois Lane fell in love with a dude who is actually more messed up than Lois herself.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Watch The Metal Men Answer Their Critics

Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment!

Today, based on a suggestion from Fraser, we look at an issue of Metal Men where the cast decides to addresses reader complaints that they were fighting too many robot bad guys by specifically seeking out non-robot bad guys!

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