Thursday, January 15, 2009

Detective Comics/World's Finest/Unknown Soldier - 1978

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3 comments:

russell said...

I LOVED Batman Family. I thought it was the most awesome comic book for years. And that cover to the last issue by Mike Kaluta is great, but... I always wondered why the Huntress was obviously drawn by Joe Staton and inserted.

Earth 2 Chris said...

Could be that The Huntress story was a last minute addition.

Legend has it, that sometime between these two ads, DC ALMOST canceled Detective Comics, until someone got the bright idea to merge Batman Family with it.

Chris

macsnafu said...

I loved the dollar-sized Batman Family issues. I wasn't so thrilled that they cancelled it and made Detective Comics dollar-sized, instead. Not that they weren't doing good stories after the switch, but it just never felt right.