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Below are the 8 most recent journal entries recorded in the "Daily Scans" journal:
Alanna of Rann|
The Adam Strange strip ran in MYSTERY IN SPACE beginning in 1958. It was a riff on Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars series in a way. Earthman Adam Strange found a way to get to the planet Rann of the star Alpha Centauri, although he could only stay there a short time each trip. This being a Silver Age comic, naturally he found some wildly implausible alien invasion or other menace to fight each time. But that was not the real reason he counted the minutes until the next Zeta-Beam would appear to take him to his heart's desire.
Tags: char: adam strange, char: alanna, creator: carmine infantino, creator: gardner fox, creator: murphy anderson, era: silver age
The man the power ring picked before Hal|
We all know that Hal Jordan was chosen to become Green Lantern because the power ring found him to be most worthy of all the inhabitants of Earth. In this story from Action Comics Weekly, however, we meet the other ten individuals who the ring considered before settling on Jordan, including the one who was deemed worthier than Jordan and chosen ahead of him. (Guy Gardner and John Stewart were two of ten, obviously.)
Tags: char: green lantern/hal jordan, creator: carmine infantino, creator: curt swan, creator: elliot s! maggin, creator: gil kane, creator: jim aparo, creator: jim mooney, creator: steve ditko, title: action comics weekly
Super-Villain Nazi Team-Up!|
Tags: char: adolf hitler, char: arnim zola, char: hate-monger/adolf hitler, char: red skull/johann schmidt, creator: al milgrom, creator: arvell jones, creator: bruce patterson, creator: carmine infantino, creator: keith pollard, creator: peter gillis, group: nazis, publisher: marvel comics, title: super-villain team-up
The Flash's REAL origin|
Tags: char: flash/barry allen, char: mopee, creator: carmine infantino, creator: gardner fox, publisher: dc comics, title: the flash
How Barry Allen protected his secret identity.|
Tags: char: flash/barry allen, char: iris west allen, creator: carmine infantino, creator: john broome, publisher: dc comics, title: the flash
One Perfect Moment: Batman / Deadman|
From Detective Comics #500, by Cary Bates and Carmine Infantino.
Batman has been poisoned, and is lying in a hospital bed on the brink of death. Luckily, Deadman is on the scene, and heads to the Astral Plane to lend Bruce's soul some moral support. But there's a problem:
Tags: char: batman/bruce wayne, char: deadman/boston brand, creator: carmine infantino, creator: cary bates, title: detective comics
An amusing homage|
DC has posted sketch version of various August covers at The Source
One that amused me was the cover for Flash Rebirth 5. Not everybody will like it, given earlier discussion.
( The cover and the homaged reference under the cut )
Tags: char: black flash, char: flash/barry allen, char: flash/jay garrick, creator: carmine infantino, creator: ethan van sciver, publisher: dc comics, title: flash rebirth
Tags: creator: berni wrightson, creator: bruce jones, creator: carmine infantino, publisher: warren, title: creepy