READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 42: The Aquaman and Green Arrow Switcharoo!

Continued from last entry, Max continues to read and write about The Aquaman Archives Vol. 1 after spending a long car trip with the book.  This time, read about the time that Aquaman and Green Arrow switched hunting grounds with some pretty silly results!  Plus Aquaman as Aquaboy!  What will it take for anyone to believe that he is King of the Seas?!? Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 41: The Mystery of the Original Aquagirl!

Max finally gets back to reading and writing about The Aquaman Archives Vol. 1 in the first of a series of entries taking detailed marathon look at Aquaman’s silly Silver Age stories in the volume. This entry, Max continues his look at the original Aquagirl and finds out just exactly what her deal was… Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 37: Aquaman’s Sea Police on Patrol!

Following the craziness of Gem City Con 2012, Max gets to spend a little more time with The Aquaman Archives Vol. 1 and sees Aquaman’s “Sea Police” clean up a waterlogged town.  A look at this and a couple other stories, including one featuring an “Aquagirl!” Read on! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 33: Aquaman So Bad it’s Good!

Max submerges himself deeper into The Aquaman Archives Vol. 1, experiencing some of the most awful, and therefore awesome, comics.  Also: what does Aquaman have in common with Blaxploitation hero Dolemite?  No, I’m afraid it isn’t a shared ability to bust fly rhymes… Continue reading

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 30: Legion Toys, DC Nation and New 52 SHAZAM!

Max drops some dollars on a major action figure purchase and geeks out. Also, he takes a look at Cartoon Network’s DC Nation programming block on the rare Saturday morning he didn’t sleep in. Last but not least is Max’s favorite DC hero re-imagined for DC’s New 52, Captain Marvel SHAZAM! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 28: The Last Days of Animal Man

Camped out at his in-laws’, Max spent a morning back on St. Patrick’s Day with The Last Days of Animal Man, a tale by comics and television scribe Gerry Conway and drawn by Chris Batista.  It tells the tale of Buddy Baker and his family in the future. Not only is Buddy older, his Animal Man powers are failing him when he needs them most.  Could this really be the end for Animal Man? Continue reading