DC COMICS’ Offbeat Bronze Age Heroes Get Spotlight in 2024

On the Back Issue horizon…

Vartox! Lilith! Metamorpho! Nubia! Elongated Man!

Part of what made DC’s Bronze Age (and Silver Age, natch) so colorful were the characters that captured our imaginations beyond the A-Listers like Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

The best of them have stood the test of time, while others continue to hold a special place in our hearts.

TwoMorrows and editor Michael Eury get it — 2024’s Back Issue #154 will be dedicated to the “Bronze Age Not-Ready-for-Primetime DC Heroes.”

Dig the official description:

BACK ISSUE #154. From team players to wannabes, meet the Bronze Age Not-Ready-for-Primetime DC Heroes! Black Canary, the Elongated Man, Lilith, Metamorpho, Nubia, the Odd Man, Ultraa of Earth-Prime, Vartox, and Jimmy Olsen as Mr. Action! Plus: Anybody remember Jason’s Quest?  Featuring Mike W. Barr, Cary Bates, Steve Ditko, Bob Haney, Denny O’Neil, Mike Sekowsky, Mark Waid, and more ready-for-primetime talent. Retro cover by Nick Cardy! Edited by Michael Eury.

A few thoughts:

— The magazine is due to ship August 21, 2024. That is, however, subject to change.

— You can pre-order the issue now directly through TwoMorrows. Click here.

— Want more Back Issue news? Of course you do! Click here.


— GO-GO! TwoMorrows Releases DC Cover For ALTER EGO’s 25th Anniversary Issue. Click here.

— Roy Thomas’ ALTER EGO to Explore CAPTAIN MARVEL JR.’s Influence on ELVIS PRESLEY. Click here.

Author: Dan Greenfield

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  1. This looks like a lot of fun. Great cover too. Must-buy for me!

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  2. Will definitely be getting this !

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  3. Love the Four Star Spectacular frame swipe.

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  4. I always liked Lilith, as drawn by Nick Cardy of course!

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  5. Vartox looks a lot like Sean Connery’s character from Zardoz! 😀

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