John Broome comic
Perhaps the most famous of all the Green Lanterns, Hal Jordan put on the lantern’s ring for the first time in 1959. A re-envisioning of the original crime-fighting Green Lantern (Alan Scott), created by John Broome in the 1940s, this new Green Lantern was a science fiction adventurer. He battled aliens, giant monsters, wealthy sociopaths out to steal his power ring...and the efforts of his lady love, Carol Ferris, to discover his true identity. As the Green Lantern of the Silver Age of comic books, Hal Jordan captured the imagination of a space-minded society of the ’50s and ’60s.GREEN LANTERN: THE SILVER AGE VOLUME 1 collects the adventures of Hal Jordan as he takes on the responsibility of the ring and the lantern for the first time in SHOWCASE #22-24 and GREEN LANTERN #1-9.
The earliest adventures of the Flash-police scientist Barry Allen and star of the hit TV series THE FLASH on the CW!These classic stories from the 1950s tell the origin of the Flash, his discovery of his incredible super-speed, and the introductions of the first of his "Rogues Gallery" of super-villains-including Captain Cold, Gorilla Grodd and Weather Wizard, the Pied Piper, Mirror Master and Mr. Element. Also in this volume, witness the debut appearances of fellow heroes Kid Flash and the Elongated Man!Collects SHOWCASE #4, #8 and #14, and THE FLASH #105-112.
All-American Western (1948) #103 continues from All-American Comics (1939) #102.All-American Western (1948) #126 continues to All-American Men of War (1952) #127.
Trapped in a strange house, the Flash --Fastest Man Alive-- has to conjure up new tricks of super-speed to battle the fantastic foes hurtled at him by an amazing antagonist..."The Master of Mirrors!"
Disbelievers of spooks and spirits were challenged on the cover of every issue of "Ghosts" to read "True Tales of Weird and Supernatural." Each installment of the horror anthology series featured stories with surprise twist endings designed to send shivers down the spine. Contributors of the first issue included writer Leo Dorfman and artists Nick Cardy, Jim Aparo, Tony Dezuniga and Carmine Infantino. "Ghosts" obviously converted a large number of non-believers, as the series haunted the news stands for eleven years and 112 issues.
Sixteen years after he faded into obscurity, the Phantom Stranger rematerialized in Showcase #80 before making his way back into his own series. Yet this dark traveler, whose true name, origins and mission remain unknown was very different to the one who disappeared in 1953. The original stranger was a debunker of the supernatural, but this one was drawn towards it, and possessed formidable powers of his own to combat it - on the occasions when he chose to involve himself in such affairs.The first issue of his own series, likeShowcase #80, contained a new story that framed around reprint tales from both the Stranger's original series and Star Spangled Comics featuring Dr. Terrence Thirteen, also known as the Ghost - Breaker. The Ghost Breaker made a career out of disproving arcane activity and spent many issues of the series trying to reveal the Phantom Stranger as a charlatan. Although he never succeeded, he proved proficient at unraveling other unknown mysteries - albeit, ironically with the help of the Phantom Stranger.
Unlike other DC Family titles, this ongoing started out almost exclusively as a reprint book, featuring stories from Golden and Silver Age titles such as World's Finest v1 and All-Star Comics v1.
The Phantom Stranger six-issue anthology miniseries of 1952-1953 was the first solo series of The Phantom Stranger, who premiered in the first issue (one of the few instances where a character wouldn't appear in another comic before getting their own).