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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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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Superboy’s Robot Teacher Got Him Laid

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 reader Tony (although my pal Michael also mentioned it to me awhile back), we look at one of the most disturbing Superboy stories of all-time. You can’t truly prepare yourself for the messed-up stuff that happened in 1977′s DC Super Stars #12 by writer Cary Bates and artists Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson, but you should at least attempt to ready yourself for what you’re about to see.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Spider-Man’s Greatest Ally…Razorback!

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 (in the debut of this feature’s new Sunday timeslot) we look at the three-peat storyline that I like to call “The Razorback Trilogy,” from Spectacular Spider-Man #13-15, which introduced Spider-Man’s greatest ally, the CB-talking superhero Razorback!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Chuck Norris #1, the Greatest Comic Book Steve Ditko Ever Drew?

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!

Reader Chris Wunderlich suggested this legendary debut issue of Chuck Norris and the Karate Commandos, written by Jo Duffy and penciled by Steve Ditko, who finally got a good comic book to draw with this 1987 masterpiece. Art Nichols inked the issue.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Batman and Plastic Man Have a Buttlegging Christmas!

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!

This classic issue of Brave and the Bold by Bob Haney, Joe Staton and Jim Aparo (#148) still brings a smile to my face every time I read it. Read on to see how Batman and Plastic Man stopped a buttlegging ring!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Is That Lois Lane or a Little Girl? I Can’t Tell The Difference!

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!

This began as part of this year’s Golden Age Christmas spotlight, but it was just too weird to waste. So today we look at a strange little Christmas tale from 1944′s Action Comics #81 that involves Lois Lane’s bizarre ability to apparently make herself look just like a little girl…

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Machine Man and Howard the Duck Come to OUR World!

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, in honor of Fred Van Lente Day, we’ll spotlight the final issue of the hilariously offbeat Marvel Zombies 5, where Machine Man and Howard the Duck traveled the multiverse and end their mission on OUR Earth!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Gen13 Met Betty, Veronica, Archie, Katchoo, Shi, Wolverine, Hellboy, Madman…

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 1996′s Gen13 #13 (which was split into three comics, an A, a B and a C) which sends Grunge on a magical journey through the land of Sequential Art as he learns a moral about the dangers of a speculation comic book market.

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