Category Archives: Silver Age

Showcase #37 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Personalities Loom Large With The Metal Men! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The Metal Men first appeared in Showcase comics number thirty-seven and were created by Robert Kanigher and Ross Andru. With Showcase being the title … Continue reading

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Action Comics #300 (DC)

CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 3.5/5 – The Last Man on Earth Under a Red Sun! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. With a 300th issue you’d expect some mention of an anniversary, or even a congratulations for reaching a historic … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Bob Hope #95 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – The origin of Super-Hip was a truly bizarre experience. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The first reaction people might have nowadays is “Who the heck is Bob Hope?” or if they know who he is “What?  They … Continue reading

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The Spectacular Spider-Man #1 (1968) (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Marvel’s 1st foray into B&W magazines. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The year was 1968 and Marvel dipped it’s toes into the waters of black and white magazine publishing with their top hero Spider-Man, handled by no … Continue reading

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Showcase #4 (DC)

Rating: 4.5/5- A timeless classic jump-starting the Silver Age of Comics. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Gilad Levin. How do you approach such a classic? Do you look at it from today’s eyes or do you judge it according to the norm … Continue reading

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