Tag DC Comics

Undervalued Spotlight #399

Watchmen #1, DC Comics, September 1986. This week’s Undervalued Spotlight pick is Watchmen #1. The 1986 Watchmen maxi-series by writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons stands as one of the greatest achievements in the comic book medium, it’s a…

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Undervalued Spotlight #385

Swamp Thing #1, DC Comics, August-September 1972. Long time Undervalued Spotlight supporter Carey chimes in this week with a fantastic pick. Carey has always had a good eye spotting the obvious that others sometimes miss and this week is no…

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75 Years and Counting

Speaking of milestones, both DC and Marvel Comics celebrated their 75th Anniversary during the past several years. DC Comics was officially founded in 1934 and Marvel Comics back in 1939. Despite all the promotions and industry events, anecdotally speaking, the…

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Undervalued Spotlight #279

All Star Comics #57, DC Comics, February/March 1951 Who wouldn’t be impressed with a stack of comics that included Showcase #4, Showcase #22, Flash #123, Flash #129, Showcase #55, Green Lantern #40, Justice League #41 and a slew of others?…

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Undervalued Spotlight #271

Tis a lofty goal I know but I’m certain I have a winner in this week’s Spotlight pick, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. DC produced a Rudolph comic annually for 13 seasons and the one I’m featuring in this week’s Spotlight is the very first one, from December 1950.
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Undervalued Spotlight #243

Super Friends #7, DC Comics, October 1977 Thank goodness for Guest Spotlight writers! Imagine having only my delusional rantings to read week in and week out! Luckily we have a strong group of Spotlight fans brave enough to stick their…

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Undervalued Spotlight #228

Adventure Comics #428, DC Comics, (June/July 1973) I’ve run across Adventure Comics #428 countless times over the past few years as Spotlight ideas came to me but I’ve never been able to pull the trigger and feature the book. I’m…

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