Wednesday, November 20, 2019

New Comics Day: Superman Sundays; Doom Patrol Bronze Age Omnibus; Green Lantern #85 Facsimile Edition

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In these classic adventures from January 27, 1963 until the series conclusion on May 1, 1966, the impish Mr. Mxyzptlk from the Fifth Dimension returns to exasperate the Man of Steel; Superman becomes Super-Cop to outwit a master spy when Metropolis's entire police force is disabled; tries to help a planet of blind people regain their sight, but loses his own powers in the process; fights it out with his arch enemy Lex Luthor on an alien planet where Luthor is the hero and Superman a villain; competes in the Interplanetary Olympics against a field in which everyone has super-powers; travels back in time with Lois Lane; and is reunited with the mermaid Lori Lemaris; plus more!

Following the end of their original series in 1968, the Doom Patrol, the World's Strangest Heroes, made their return in 1977 in a series of tales that jumped across titles and featured appearances by Supergirl, Superman, the Suicide Squad and more! 
This collects the Doom Patrol adventures from SHOWCASE #94-96, THE SUPERMAN FAMILY #191-193, THE NEW TEEN TITANS #13-15, DC COMICS PRESENTS #52, THE DARING NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERGIRL #7-9, TEEN TITANS SPOTLIGHT #9, SECRET ORIGINS ANNUAL #1, THE DOOM PATROL #1-18, THE DOOM PATROL AND SUICIDE SQUAD SPECIAL #1, SUPERMAN #20, THE DOOM PATROL ANNUAL #1 and pages from THE NEW TEEN TITANS #10 and INVASION! #2 and #3 with a brand new introduction by Paul Kupperberg as well as behind the scenes material including the original series proposal and much more!

In this award-winning tale from 1971, Green Arrow discovers that his former sidekick, Roy Harper, is hooked on heroin! Plus, Sinestro tries to exert mental control over Hal Jordan in a story originally published in Green Lantern #11!

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