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Monday, 18 January 2016
FAVOURITE COMICS OF THE PAST - PART THIRTY FIVE: SUPERMAN - MURDERER...
Two comic mags for the price of one this time around, peeps, with ACTION COMICS #358 & 359. The reason? The tale is a two-parter, and I thought it only right to showcase both issues at the same time. I associate both of them with my grandparents' itchy red bed-settee, so must have taken them with me on one of our regular Sunday visits back in the '60s.
The SUPERBOY back-up tale reminds me of that settee on at least two different occasions. The one mentioned above, and a few years later in the early '70s, when it was reprinted in a Superboy Annual (if I recall rightly). It was reprinted again in FOUR STAR SPECTACULAR #3 in '76, which may well have been read by me while again sitting on that same red settee on yet another Sunday visit.
Remember me telling you about me and one of my boyhood buddies, JOHN FIDLER, sitting in the doorway of my outside garden cellar while poring over a SUPERGIRL story and deciding to create a potion for turning a couple of KARA lookalikes into real life Supergirls? (When we'd both grown-up obviously.) Well, there's just something about the look of that back-up tale in ish #359 which suggests to me it may have been the one.
Anyway, I'm sure you'll have your own memories associated with these two issues, so why not share them with your fellow Criv-ites in the comments section? It'll make you feel good.
Posted by Kid at Monday, January 18, 2016