Wal-Mart Exclusive Justice League of America and Superman 100-Page Comic Giant (2018)

Offered exclusively in 2018 at Wal-Mart stores are these Justice League of America and Superman 100-Page Comic Giant comic books. With a nod to the classic 100-page comics of the 1970s, both covers are vibrant and eye-catching. Both comics are packed with stories, some new and some reprinted, that is sure to get both old and newcomers to DC Comics characters excited.

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Superman #180 (1965)

This is a copy of Superman number 180 published in 1965 by DC Comics. The first story in this issue deals with Clark Kent as he tries to uncover the secret identity of Superman live on television. What?? Yes, it’s true. It is later revealed, however, that Clark Kent was bribed into finding out the information by conniving criminals who kidnapped Lois Lane. Throughout Clark’s “investigation”…

DC Comics Super Heroes Good Health Activity Book (1989)

In 1989, Du Pont Pharmaceuticals, the National Association of Retail Druggists, and DC Comics teamed up to produced this DC Comics Super Heroes Good Health Activity Book. This free publication, which is the size of a comic book, features all black-and-white colorable interior pages that contain a maze featuring Robin to help “Chuck” get to the doctor’s office, a backwards printed message that Batman helps you solve…

Justice League of America #102 (1972)

This is a copy of Justice League of America number 102 from 1972. It is yet another example of how the late and great artist Nick Cardy could make a cover so dynamic.

The title of the story is “And One of Us Must Die!” and it features a cavalcade of many, many DC Comics heroes including Superman, Batman, Diana Prince, Wonder Woman (Earth Two), The Flash, Green Lantern (Hal Jordan), Aquaman, Black Canary, Green Arrow, Red Tornado, Johnny Thunder, Hawkman…

New Talent Showcase #1 (2017)

This is the first issue of New Talent Showcase from DC Comics published in 2017. It contains numerous mini stories from a new breed of DC Comics talent. As Showcase Co-Editor and VP of DC Talent Development Bobbie Chase writes in the forward, “This year’s Showcase represents the work of writers from our DC Writers Workshop Pilot Program, a 13-week program held…

Action Comics #987 (2017)

This is a copy of Action Comics #987 published in 2017. In part one of a story called “The Oz Effect”, Superman races to defeat the agents of the villain Mr. Oz and the chaos that has been terrorizing the world. It is in this issue where we learn the secret identity of Mr. Oz which greatly shocks Superman! The issue has a very eye-catching lenticular cover with text that shifts from “HOPE” to “OZ”.

This website is a fun getaway for me, and gives me a great opportunity to showcase my collection. However, at the risk of sounding too preachy, this great comic issue brought about a strange comment from a so-called online “journalist” who picked it apart and blasted what Superman does in a few panels. He expressed his opinion in an online article and it bothered me so much that…