Friday, July 19, 2013

The Grooviest Covers of All Time: Summer of 1978--the DC Explosion Continues!

Here's a look at the second round of the DC Explosion from July 1978, Groove-ophiles! Teen Groove was out of the fandom loop at the time, so I had no idea how short-lived this super-experiment in comicbookery would last, but I sure was diggin' the ride! Remember these...?

























6 comments:

  1. haha, that last cover is hilarious - if you a non-superhuman crime fighter, wear a mask and have a secret identity, and silver-age Superman, the Superman who could move planets, and has super speed, super reflexes, you name it, suddenly decides he REALLY wants to pull your mask off in public, there's not a heckuva lot you're gonna do to stop it - LOL

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  2. Hi

    Is there any chance you could increase the size of these scans just a little, a times it would be nice to be able to read some more of the signatures. Thanks

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  3. Thanks for the stroll down memory lane Groovester!! I had most of these at the time, except for the war comics and the creepy books...that Action Comics I clearly remember, as well as Firestorm, Steel, JLA, Flash, GL/GA, Superboy and World's Finest.

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  4. First time commenting- I remember severel of these covers and stories of course. Batman Family excellent story with Ragman. Army at War-Witching Hour Creepy. This is a great site . Mot.

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  5. A very busy month for Kubert, Kaluta and Garcia-Lopez! Awesome covers! And it's lovely to see that old favourite, the Batman Spectacular - probably one of THE best comics of the Groovy Age...

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  6. Thank you,Mr Groove,for sharing.
    The eleven-year-old me especially
    drooled over the art and stories
    by Mr Golden,Mr Rogers,Mr Grell and
    of course Mr Garcia-Lopez.
    /Mr Anonymous

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