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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – “Yeah, Sure, You Can Be Batman For a Night”

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 BeccaBlast, we get to see the Batman story where Batman allowed some guy to be Batman for a night for some reason. I like to call it “Paper Batman.”

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Jimmy Olsen Spanked Superman

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 Charlie Ward, we take a look at the story of just why Superman decided to make Jimmy Olsen his “pal”…because as it turns out, Jimmy was Superman’s babysitter back on Krypton! Confused? Well, read on to see what the deal was…

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Aunt May…Herald of Galactus?!

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 week, we take a look at the time that Aunt May became the Herald of Galactus. Not a Hoax! Not a What If…?! Not an Imaginary Story!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Fin Fang Foom Put You In His Pants

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 week, we spotlight the first story arc from Warren Ellis and Stuart Immonen’s excellent Nextwave series.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – DC Superheroes Know Surprisingly Little About AIDS

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 week, in part as a favor to our own Sonia Harris, who apparently never got to see these over in England, we spotlight the series of Public Service Announcements DC Comics did for AIDS awareness, starring a few of their mid-1990s superheroes (some of whom do not come off looking too good).

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Batman and Catwoman in a Battle of Bad Puns!

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 week, we look at Batman and Catwoman in a pitched battle to determine who can make a worse pun!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Lois Lane Planned to Beat Up Wonder Woman to Woo Superman

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 week, we look at the time Lois Lane decided she had to kick Wonder Woman’s ass to keep Superman from marrying Wonder Woman.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Milk and Cheese Celebrate Their Anniversary!

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 week, we look at an Eisner Award winning issue of Evan Dorkin’s Milk and Cheese. Issue #666, to be precise!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Cap Was Obsessed With Nick Fury “Wanting” Him!

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 week, we look at the odd Avengers subplot from the early issues where Captain America was obsessed about getting a job with Nick Fury (before Cap even knew about S.H.I.E.L.D.), to the point where he began daydreaming about Fury and pouting over not getting called.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – The Teen Titans Go to Hippieville, U.S.A.

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 week, we look at Bob Haney, Lee Elias and Nick Cardy’s take on Hippy Country, as the Titans disguise themselves as hippies for a mission in 1968′s Teen Titans #15…

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Sgt. Rock’s Gun Narrated a Story

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 week, based on a suggestion from everyone’s pal, Layne, we spotlight Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert’s kooky classic tale from Our Army at War #146, showing the secret life of Easy Company’s weapons!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – The Strange Sexual Journey of Ice Maiden

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!

So a couple of weeks ago, I told you all about Sigrid Nansen, the first Ice Maiden, who joined the Justice League after her replacement, Ice, was killed. At the time, I told you that I’d spotlight the bizarre series of stories Sigrid starred in once she was on the team. This is that feature!

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Herbie Made Jackie Kennedy Swoon

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 one of the crazier Herbie stories, where Herbie interacts with the Kennedys and travels to Africa.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Spider-Man’s Parents Turned Out to Be Robots

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 three-part storyline from Amazing Spider-Man #386-388 that revealed that Spider-Man’s long-lost parents were actually robots, all part of one of the oddest master plans a Spider-Man villain ever had.

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I Love Ya But You’re Strange – Justice League…Antarctica?!

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 famous (or perhaps infamous) first appearance of perhaps the strangest Justice League of all-time – Justice League Antarctica!!! They came to us via Justice League America Annual #4, by the creative team of Keith Giffen, JM DeMatteis, Mike McKone and Bob Smith.

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