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Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Comics Aug 9, 2016. 25 Replies

In Flash 203 we get the startlingly revelation that Iris was born native to the 30th century. They even reveal the year she's presently in (corresponding to her age) where the Flash arrives. Given…Continue

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Captain Comics replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"Robert Kanigher, famously, wasn't too worried about continuity. And Silver Age Wonder Woman felt so different from other books it just felt like trying to connect the giants* and bird people and fish people and gods and dinosaurs that seemed to…"
Aug 9, 2016
Philip Portelli replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"I don't think so but Post-Crisis they did do a story where a young Diana met a young Arthur Curry as her "Mer-Boy!" Wonder Woman had a Golden Age Atlantis where Queen Clea ruled over a city of tall, muscular woman and small, weak…"
Aug 9, 2016
Dave Palmer replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"Did Mer-Boy (Manno) from Wonder Woman ever figure in the Atlantis "continuity?""
Aug 9, 2016
Philip Portelli replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"I know that Lori and her people have met Aquaman. He was mentioned at the end of the "Jim White" story aka "The Sweetheart Superman Forgot!"  "
Aug 9, 2016
Commander Benson replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"To my knowledge, no---but then I wasn't a big Aquaman collector, so some of the fish-tailed Atlanteans might have slipped in one of the stories, particularly any of those which appeared in Adventure Comics, which was also edited by…"
Aug 9, 2016
Philip Portelli replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"Did any of Lori's people ever show up in an Aquaman story?"
Aug 9, 2016
Commander Benson replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"Superman editor Mort Weisinger addressed the difference the existences of the two Atlantises 'way back in Adventure Comics # 280 (Jan., 1961), in a sequence from the tale "Superboy and the Mermaid from Atlantis".…"
Aug 9, 2016
Luke Blanchard replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"In a 1931 Buck Rogers storyline Buck and Wilma were sent on a mission to find Atlantis after surface people learned of its existence. The Atlanteans tell them the city sank gradually, over thousands of years, and before it submerged its engineers…"
Aug 9, 2016
Luke Blanchard replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"In "The Girl in Superman's Past!" (Superman #129) Lori tells Superman than when Atlantis sank beneath the sea it was protected by a glass dome. Later their scientists found a way to convert them into a race of mermaids and mermen.…"
Aug 9, 2016
kevin replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"that was a Post Crisis explanation we really had no real Pre-Crisis version, outside Arion."
Aug 9, 2016
kevin replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"E.Nelson Birdwell didn't even connect that story to Superman in his Krypton Chronicles. And with the addition of Arion to the DC universe..and how atlantis sank that story got moved to another Earth for convenience i think."
Aug 9, 2016
Luke Blanchard replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"I'd like to read it someday: the artist was Spain's Esteban Maroto. (Adult content elsewhere at site.)"
Aug 9, 2016
Captain Comics replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"Wow, I'd forgotten all about that Legion story. As for the other explanation, I think it happened in the Atlantis Chronicles, a seven-issue series by Peter David in 1990 that gave a huge, sprawling backstory to Atlantis full of made-up people…"
Aug 9, 2016
Luke Blanchard replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"According to Adventure Comics #333 (1965) the ancestors of Lori's people were aliens who settled on Earth but developed breathing problems due to Earth's atmosphere. Their transformation into merpeople and migration…"
Aug 9, 2016
Captain Comics replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"There was a backstory invented for why Tritonis people had fish tails and Poseidonis people didn't. Magic was involved, I think. It's been a while since I read it -- and I didn't care then, and I don't care now!"
Aug 9, 2016
Philip Portelli replied to kevin's discussion Iris West-Allen and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
"They didn't. Iris' 30th century was very different from the Legion's 30th century. All the connecting came Post-Crisis.  "
Aug 8, 2016

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