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Bizarro Back Issues: ‘The Robot War Of Smallville’ (1957)
Bizarro Back Issues: ‘The Robot War Of Smallville’ (1957)
In a lot of ways, Superboy is one of DC's best stabs at capturing the kind of wish fulfillment character that Captain Marvel perfected. It's one of the simplest ideas in comics, taking all the powers of Superman and compressing them down into a pint-sized package that also went to school and was secretly way cooler and smarter than any of his classmates who probably didn't even know about the Bot
Bizarro Back Issues: Omega Red And His MUTANT DEATH FACTOR!!! (1992)
Bizarro Back Issues: Omega Red And His MUTANT DEATH FACTOR!!! (1992)
If you're a regular reader of the Bizarro Back Issues column, then you may have realized that I've been reading through some of the "classic" '90s X-Men stories lately. A few weeks ago, I broke down the mind-boggling saga of Gambit's ex-wife and Ghost Rider fighting the Brood, but a few months before that there was another milestone that was far more important to the X-Men: The introduc
Bizarro Back Issues: Remember That Time Four Jugheads Fought Morgan Le Fay In The Future? (1991)
Bizarro Back Issues: Remember That Time Four Jugheads Fought Morgan Le Fay In The Future? (1991)
Over the past few years, I've been completely thrilled by the new approach that Archie Comics has taken with their characters. The Life With Archie series, the introduction of Kevin Keller, crossovers with Glee and KISS, it's all been interesting to see, and pretty entertaining to read...
Bizarro Back Issues: How Gambit’s Wife Got The Ghost Rider Possessed By Aliens (1992)
Bizarro Back Issues: How Gambit’s Wife Got The Ghost Rider Possessed By Aliens (1992)
Like a lot of people my age, I have a lot of affection for early '90s X-Men comics. Their combination of bright colors, superpowers built entirely around punching things with knives or making them explode, overblown personal conflicts and the least subtle metaphors ever committed to paper made them almost scientifically designed to appeal to kids of that decade...

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