Tuesday, November 24, 2020

A quick look at the November 2020 issue of RetroFan

TwoMorrows' excellent magazine RetroFan is a favorite in these parts, and though the current issue doesn't have as much 1970s and 1980s TV content as some others have, there is lots of good stuff.  The cover story looks at Dark Shadows star David Selby, and there's a history of Kolchak: The Night Stalker that includes the character's appearances in other mediums.

An article on Rod Serling touches on his Night Gallery stint, and a brief fan-written piece on celebrity crushes talks about Lynda Carter's Wonder Woman.  The highlight of this issue is once again Andy Mangels' "Retro Saturday Morning" column and its third look at network Saturday morning TV preview specials.  My only complaint with it is that it stops at 1985! The checklist of subsequent specials is a nice touch, but I'd gladly read about those ones, especially those from the late Eighties.

There's plenty else to enjoy in the issue, including articles on Casper the Friendly Ghost, the Adventures of Superman series, the insane Jimmy Olsen comics of the Silver Age, and the history of Quisp and Quake.  This edition of RetroFan gets my highest recommendation once again! You can find out more at their website right here.

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