READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 31: Diving into the Aquaman Archives Vol. 1 Head First!

After many delays and much hooing and hawing around, Max finally delves into Aquaman’s Silver Age adventures in The Aquaman Archives Vol. 1!  While the writers behind many of the stories are only loosely known, the artist is someone very special and one of the few female artists of the Silver Age! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 12: Action Figure-o-rama and Finishing up the Adam Strange Archives!

Max waxes poetic about his action figure collection addiction and makes a new addition.  Also the end of The Adam Strange Archives Vol. 3 is covered, with Max taking a look at the wedding of Alanna and Adam Strange!  Plus, what’s the difference between Hawkman and a Manhawk?  Find out here! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 11: Unwrapping a Secret Society gift and Adam Strange Archives Vol. 3!

Max continues his rampage through the Adam Strange Archives and takes a huge chunk out of volume 3. Plus, a look at the Secret Society of Super Villains collections recently put out by DC Comics. Read Max rant and ramble about comics, and maybe learn a thing or two! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 10: Adam Strange Meets the Justice League of America!

Max continues with The Adam Strange Archives now in Volume 2 and covers the historical first encounter between Adam Strange and the Justice League of America!  But how will Adam and the legendary super team survive a deadly encounter with an ultra powered Kanjar Ro?!? Check out this long entry with two days of reading plus Notes from Now! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 9: Adam Strange Archives Vol. 2! Gotta catch that Zeta Beam!

Max cracks open The Adam Strange Archives Vol. 2 to learn more about the “Man of Two Worlds” and his between-planet-transport, the Zeta Beam.  Max covers continuity in the Adam Strange stories, and also takes a look at the love of Adam Strange and Alanna of Rann, who are often separated light years apart! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 8: More Adam Strange Archives Vol. 1 and Bonus Books!

Max wraps up The Adam Strange Archives Vol. 1 and examines the work of the artists behind the “Man of Two Worlds,” namely Carmine Infantino.  Plus check out the first installment of “Bonus Books” looking at early issues of Justice League and Detective Comics. Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 7: Adam Strange Archives Vol. 1! Meet the Man of Two Worlds!

Leaving the Charlton characters in his rear view mirror, Max gets to Adam Strange, DC’s “Man of Two Worlds” in The Adam Strange Archives Vol. 1. Learn all about the man in the jet pack known as Adam Strange, his star crossed romance and classic sci-fi adventures here! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 6: The End of the Action Heroes Archives Vol. 2! The Final Silver Age Adventures of Captain Atom, Blue Beetle and the Question!

After much reading, writing and wrangling, Max comes to the end of The Action Heroes Archives Vol. 2 and reads the final Silver Age appearances of Captain Atom, Blue Beetle and the Question by Steve Ditko!  But what’s going on with these characters now? Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 5: The Death of Dan Garret! Plus the Ruthlessness of the Question!

Max continues to contend with the massive Action Heroes Archives Vol. 2!  This time out, he reads the story telling the fate of Dan Garret, the original Blue Beetle.  Not only that, there’s a Question story featuring behavior that arguably helped inspire Watchmen’s Rorschach!

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READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 4: More Action Heroes Vol. 2! Blue Beetle #1 & the Question! Captain Atom vs. Firey Icer!

Max continues through Action Heroes Archives Vol. 2 and comes to a real gem: the first issue of Blue Beetle starring Ted Kord and the first appearance of the mysterious Question!  He also faces possibly the WORST issue of the Silver Age Captain Atom! Read all about it, if you dare!
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