Siskoid's Comics Recollected - June 1983

Never two without three. Siskoid's Comics Recollected is a nostalgic project in which I revisit, month by month, my early comic-buying days, in the hopes of bringing your own memories of that month to bear.

Related images
The JLA teased in Captain Carrot #19:
Wonder Woman gets her cheeks warmed in Justice League of America #218:
Related links
More on that issue of JLofA
This project would just not be possible without Mike's Amazing World of Comics and its comics-by-release-date database.

We will now move to a more weekly schedule cuz, y'know, I'm a writer first and foremost.


Jeff R. said...

So, May 1979. Still strictly a Superman fan at the time, I picked up Action 498, JLA 169, and a couple of nice bookends on the story of Kandor in World of Krypton #2 and Superman 338. I was already a big fan of the Krypton mythology side of Superman, which was about to lead me to much more the the DC universe...

Anonymous said...

I think JLA 218 may have been the first DC comic I bought. Still have fond memories of it and is probably why I think of the Satellite era JLA as the default.

Siskoid said...

Jeff: I'm surprised at how important Superman is to my early purchases! DCCP, Superboy, Action, JLA in which he stars... It's surprising because I didn't think of myself as a Superman fan until the Byrne era.

Pointless: So do I, and I think for three reasons.
1) It was my first too.
2) I used the Satellite liberally in our DC Heroes role-playing games.
3) Morrison's JLA also used a "satellite" (the moon) and the Watchtower certainly had the same feel as the Thanagarian satellite.

SallyP said...

Oh Ralph. God, I miss you. But that picture of Wonder Woman getting shot in the ass is one of my favorites.


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