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Flash 103 - the timed robberies, and Hawkman takes a cruise with the Gentleman Ghost

A dramatic, if misleading, cover on Flash Comics 103 (Jan. 49).

The deadly sword only appears at the very top of the story, used like the Sword of Damocles, but only for a mob boss to impress on his gang the effect his crimes are intended to have on the population, making them fear the next crime wave, uncertain of when it will hit. 217 more words

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Flash 102 - Hawkman and the big bubbles, and the Flash vs the Turtle

I believe the cover story, Broome and Kubert, in Flash Comics 102 (Dec. 48) was also adapted for a Silver Age Hawkman story, but I might be wrong about that. 229 more words

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Flash 100 - Hawkman and the flying car

Broome and Kubert pit Hawkman against the Human Fly Bandits in Flash Comics 100 (Oct. 48), a story which will get re-written in the Silver Age as an early Hawkman tale. 77 more words

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Flash 93 - the Fiddler returns, and the Black Canary and the crimson crystal

The Fiddler, recently introduced in the pages of All-Flash, gets a big cover appearance on Flash Comics 93 (March 1948).

The Fiddler’s hair has changed from brown to white now, so perhaps he found losing the the Flash really traumatic.  319 more words

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Flash 92 - Black Canary begins, and the Ghost goes to Paris

Flash and Hawkman welcome Black Canary to Flash Comics 92 (Feb. 48).  Apparently the Ghost Patrol and the Atom are not happy she has joined the book. 329 more words

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Ricki and the Flash: Trailer

Three-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the uplifting comedy Ricki and the Flash.  92 more words

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Flash 91 - Johnny Thunder ends, and Hawkman turns invisible

Nope, no connection at all to Star Wars in Flash Comics 91 (Jan. 48), despite the title of the cover story.

Johnny Thunder’s strip comes to an end, as Black Canary ousts him after this Kanigher, Infantino and Giella story about a hidden landing strip in the woods, used by smugglers. 156 more words

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