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Hawkman caught with another woman; Shayera leaves nest

First it was the problem with doors. Then came the rumors of a new Rannian super-weapon. Now, it looks like the Winged Wonder has REALLY done it. He's been photographed in the arms of another woman -- by a photographer from the National Enquirer, no less. Stop the presses! Quickly donning his Hawkman uniform, Katar was shocked to find his bird "friends" actually LAUGHING at his predicament! He flew home to explain things to his Hawk-wife, Shayera, only to find that she had left the nest -- for good? All this, combined with the stress of the Rann vs. Thanagar war, has me wondering ... shall Hawkman endure? Coming tomorrow: The scandalous photo is published in the National Enquirer!

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ART FROM: The Brave and the Bold by Joe Kubert,
Atom and Hawkman #43 by Murphy Anderson,
Flash Comics #1 by Sheldon Moldoff


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Rann-Thanagar War Banners


Things are heating up in the big war. You can't afford to sit on the fence any longer -- declare yourself! Side with the soon-to-be victorious Rannies! Download your favorite banner, and thrash the Thanagarian barbarians!

"Support Rann" art by Pascal Ferry from Adam Strange #1, "Zeta Beam me back to Rann" art by Mike Zeck from Legends of the DC Universe Annual. Banners created by me, Robby Reed!
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Send in more clones

More multiples: Adventure Comics #247 by Swan/Kaye; Superman #147 by Swan; and Simpsons Comics #68 by Groening/Morrison.

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Captain America by Jack Kirby and Barry Smith

Hay Cap, look out! Adolph Hitler is right behind you! Penciled by Jack Kirby, inked by Barry Windsor Smith. Click the pic or here for a bigger version. Originally published in the Jack Kirby Collector. Image from www.barrysmith.com.

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Neal Adams "New Avengers" cover

Marvel wants to anger and confuse you. They do! That's why they got Neal Adams to do a cover for New Avengers #7, then made this cover only available as an alternate incentive.
Oh, and to be sure you are confused, they also completely changed the book's logo and cover dress, making it look nothing like a "New Avengers" cover. It's supposed to look like an older Marvel book, complete with "Startling Stories" title and the old "box with hero in the upper left corner" bit. And it does, except for the drawing part, which is pure Adams 2005. Take a good look at it -- chances are excellent you'll never see the actual comic. Annoying! Confusing! Heeeee ... HO!


Send in the Clones

More multiples: Detective Comics #225 by Mortimer; Doctor Solar Man of the Atom #12 by unknown, and Superman #148 by Swan.

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Krypto: The Animated Series

Sockamagee! Cartoon Network's Krypto is a light-hearted, old-fashioned cartoon starring Superman's dog. Krypto, along with his friends, Supergirl's cat Streaky and Batman and Robin's Dog, Ace the Bat-Hound. Don't laugh at how stupid TV can be -- both pets were established long ago, in the comic books.
Streaky was Supergirl's cat way back when she was still hidden, and being trained by Superman. And the Bat-Hound, Ace, somehow managed to help Batman solve a number of cases. Like Krypto, Ace even appeared on Bat-covers numerous times.

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Golden Age Bongo Comics?!?!

Not really -- it's just a fake cover mock-up from one of the Simpsons trading cards. Patterned after the Golden Age's "More Fun Comics," it shows crude early versions of Itchy and Scratchy, and has a blurb at the bottom that says "Featuring your favorite cartoon scalawag, Spanky Skinner," who I guess is supposed to be the Golden Age version of Principal Skinner. Cool, huh?
 


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Murphy Anderson,
inspired by
Murphy Anderson

Hey -- it's not a swipe if you're swiping from yourself! That's the case here. BOTH covers are by Murphy Anderson.



Mystery In Space
#17
by Murphy Anderson

Justice League of America #19
by Murphy Anderson




Classic comic book advertisement (1969)

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