Celebrating the Unpopular Arts

Superboy shattered! Batman becomes Robin! Captain America mourns Bucky! Wonder Woman forgets her mother’s birthday! And more!

Time for another random selection of stories. Most of them are from late 1968 as part of my Silver Age reread but the three at the end are earlier, taken …

I’m Going to the Hellmouth!

The high school where I spent 9th and 10th grade, Torrance High School, is today famous for two things: it served as the fictitious Beverly Hills high school in the original run of Beverly Hills 90210, and it also appears in the first three seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Sunnydale High, better known as The Hellmouth. Now some clever folks have organized a Buffy fan convention called HellmouthCon, and very cleverly arranged to hold it on the campus at THS. I will be attending the event, wallowing in both ’90s vampire TV nostalgia and ’70s high school nostalgia, all at the same time.