Too Many Long Boxes!

End of Summer


The Independent Online DC Comics Fanzine

Issue 51     December, 2002

This Issue:

"Dawnstar" - illustrated by Yusuf Madhiya, colors by Carlin Trammel


by Mathew D. Rhys

Reflections on the role sidekicks play in comics

written by Frank Esposito
art by Yusuf Madhiya

How do iconic characters impact sales? Frank analyzes DC and Marvel sales figures from the 70's and 80's!

by Mathew D. Rhys

Happy Harbor: A peaceful place!

by Kent "Cheeks" Orlando

The only Titan with a more screwy backstory than Donna Troy!

by Kent "Cheeks" Orlando

The first teen President of the USA makes his debut!

by Michael Condon and David R. Black

Can you solve it before the bell?


by Sheryl Chaisson

Batman investigates the murder of an associate, but all is not what it seems!

by Syl Francis

Nightwing and Batman attempt to capture a child murderer with connections to Nightwing's past. WARNING: Mature Content

by Adrian Tullberg

Who's under the mistletoe at the JLA Christmas Party?

by Chaim Mattis Keller

Origins Challenge: Each member of the Star Rovers thinks they were the first, but who really was?

by Bob Meadows

Origins Challenge: What if Jor El was wrong about the destruction of Krypton?

by Mathew D. Rhys

Korah: Tales Of Atlantis - A proposal for an epic exploration of the underwater worlds of the DCU!

Comic Book Quote of the Month:
Jack Knight : "Now... I call the shots. I'm only letting you tag along because of my Dad."
Star Spangled Kid : "Why are all you old superheroes so cranky?"
Jack Knight : "Old?"
Star Spangled Kid : "You must be at least thirty!"
Stars & S.T.R.I.P.E. #0


Winter weather art challenge!

Who will win the Origins challenge?


Art by Yusuf Madhiya


by Ye Olde Editor

by Chaim Mattis Keller

Letters from...



by John Wells

Bios on Anti-Lad and Bat-Girl Betty Kane!

by Matt "Stars" Morrison

Looking Back

by Nicolas Juzda

Flash: Terminal Velocity was the high point of a good run

by David R. Black

Will Fanzing be remembered 30 years from now? Plus, a list of cover artists!

art by Yusuf Madhiya

A sneak peek of our next issue

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