I’ve long been a fan of DC Comics Showcase Presents line. These inexpensive reprints of old comics in black and white allowed people like myself who enjoyed Silver Age comics to get a lot of issues without breaking the bank. These stories were often written in an age where the average reader’s (and writer’s) knowledge of real world science may have been questionable, so pure imagination and outright silliness became the rule. DC originally put out a volume every two weeks, often alternating between a well-known property (Superman, Green Lantern) and then a more obscure one (Metamorpho, Jonah Hex).
Sales must not have been too good, as over time volumes went on to come out once a month and then less. I suspect that the sixth volume of Batman stories may be the last one. I had ordered it from Amazon over a year ago when it finally showed up on my doorstep last February. Having just finished it, I can review it. And I will…after the cut.
Probably SPOILER-FREE, but these are 40+ year old comics, so, you know…
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