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Silver Age September – Spider-Man Versus the Master Planner!

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we finish up Silver Age September with one of the most famous stories of the Silver Age, Amazing Spider-Man #31-33, Spider-Man versus the Master Planner!

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Silver Age September – Clark Kent’s Incredible Delusion

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at an unusual 1965 Superman story (#174, by Edmond Hamilton and Al Plastino) where Clark Kent is convinced that he is not actually Superman.

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Silver Age September – Mademoiselle Marie in Star Spangled War Stories

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at the short-lived but impressive stint that Mademoiselle Marie had as the lead feature in Star-Spangled War Stories.

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Silver Age September – Captain America in “The Gladiator, the Girl and the Glory”

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

You all have been enjoying the Captain America Silver Age spotlights so much that I figured I’d feature one last Captain America Silver Age story before the month ends. So today we look at a great two-parter by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers and John Romita from Tales of Suspense #75-76 starring Captain America. This is the tale that introduced both Batroc the Leaper AND Sharon Carter!!

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Silver Age September – Tarzan and the Valley of Monsters!

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at an issue of Gaylord Du Bois and Jesse Marsh’s classic Tarzan series. Specifically, let’s take a gander at 1962′s Tarzan #132, the first issue put out by Gold Key Comics. Du Bois and Marsh’s run is consistently good, so I pretty much chose this issue at random.

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Silver Age September – Cap, Black Panther and Agent 13 Versus a Death Ray

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at a classic (although not quite as well known) Captain America storyline starring Captain America, Black Panther and Sharon Carter against…Baron Zemo!?!? The story took place in Tales of Suspense #97-99 and Captain America #100, written by Stan Lee, penciled by Jack Kirby and inked by Joe Sinnott (the first two parts) and Syd Shores (the last two parts).

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Silver Age September – Elongated Man in “Ten Miles to Nowhere”

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at the debut of the Elongated Man’s back-up feature in Detective Comics. So here, from 1964′s Detective Comics #327, is “Ten Miles to Nowhere,” by Gardner Fox and Carmine Infantino!

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Silver Age September – Captain America Joins the Avengers

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at a story that is so iconic that we often overlook just how well done it was, the first Silver Age appearance of Steve Rogers as he joins the Avengers in 1964′s Avengers #4 by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and George Roussos.

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Silver Age September – The Bizarrely Awesome Detective Chimp!

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at a sampling of John Broome and Carmine Infantino’s delightfully odd Detective Chimp back-ups from the pages of The Adventures of Rex, the Wonder Dog. I picked a year at random (as they are all fun strips) – so here is a sampling of two cool 1957 Detective Chimp tales!

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Silver Age September – The Lost Continent of Mongo!

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

A few weeks back, I spotlighted the 1966 debut issue of King Comics’ (the short-lived attempt of King Comics Syndicate to put out their own comic books based on their comic strip characters) Flash Gordon, drawn by the amazing Al Williamson. However, the stories in 1967′s issue #4 (both written by Archie Goodwin) are even better than #1! In #4, Flash and his traveling companions (and fellow Earthlings) Dale and Professor Zarkov explore a lost continent of the alien planet, Mongo. It is quite nifty.

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Silver Age September – Today Earth Died!

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at the classic 1968 Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD tale, “Today Earth Died!” from Strange Tales #168, the final issue of Strange Tales to feature the characters. Written and drawn by Jim Steranko (with Joe Sinnott), it is terrific!

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Silver Age September – Scrooge McDuck and the Hound of the Whiskervilles!

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at a classic Carl Barks’ Uncle Scrooge tale from the Silver Age, with “The Hound of the Whiskervilles,” from 1960′s Uncle Scrooge #29. An adapted version appeared as the DuckTales episode “The Curse of Castle McDuck” (while not knocking that episode, as it was fine, Barks’ story is a whole lot better).

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Silver Age September – The Debut of the Cosmic Cube!

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

We recently looked at how Stan Lee and Jack Kirby worked the Red Skull into the Silver Age. Well, now, from a year later, see Tales of Suspense #79-81, one of the most memorable battles of the Silver Age, as Captain America faces off against the Red Skull – who is powered by the Cosmic Cube (in its first appearance)!!

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Silver Age September – Animal Man in Strange Adventures!

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at the evolution of Animal Man as a featured character in the pages of Strange Adventures between 1965 and 1967.

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Silver Age September – The Avengers Fight Against Kang (And Then Alongside Kang?!?)

After a month of spotlighting the strange (if endearingly strange) history of comic books (and especially the Silver Age), I think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the Silver Age that are simply great stories period. Here is an archive of all the Silver Age comics features so far!

Today we look at a classic Avengers tale from Stan Lee and Don Heck as the Avengers face off against Kang (and maybe ALONGSIDE Kang?!?) in 1965′s Avengers #23-24 (inks by John Romita in the first issue and Dick Ayers in the second)…

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