|espanolbot (espanolbot) wrote in scans_daily,|
@ 2009-05-22 00:16:00
|Entry tags:||char: johnny sorrow, char: sand/sandman/sandy hawkins, char: sandman/wesley dodds, publisher: marvel comics, title: justice society of america|
The Origin of Johnny Sorrow
A recent happening in the most recent Supergirl issue, I won't say what for spoiler purposes, struck me as being kind of familiar.
Here what happened in Supergirl,
Spoilers, in case you were wondering,
And this is the origin of the Lovecraftian JSA villain, Mr Sorrow. Previously referenced in Starman, his story begins in the 40s, when Johnny was a former Silent Film actor who was "forced" to turn to crime after "Talkies" caused his roles to dry up.
Somehow, He eventually came into possession of a "Subspace Prototype", that enabled him to become intangible. This, somewhat inevitably, caused him to run into the JSA, leading to the following series of events,