Commander Benson's News posts – May 2011 Archive (2)

Deck Log Entry # 125 The Lamp and the Lightning (Part 3)

Editor Julius Schwartz’s instincts had been on the money.  By the mid-1960’s, fans of the Flash and Green Lantern eagerly anticipated the regular spectacle of seeing their favourite heroes go into action together.  Writers John Broome and Gardner Fox had done a splendid job of building a friendship between Barry Allen and Hal Jordan, one that extended to others in their…

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Added by Commander Benson on May 25, 2011 at 12:16pm — 3 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 124 The Lamp and the Lightning (Part 2)

Mail from fans thrilled over Green Lantern # 13 (Jun., 1962) and The Flash # 131 (Sep., 1962) hit editor Julius Schwartz’s desk like an avalanche.  It was early enough in the Silver Age that having two super-heroes meet and team-up was still an uncommon, and exciting, event.  As tempting as it might have been to make the Flash-G.L. team a regular feature,…

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Added by Commander Benson on May 12, 2011 at 10:34pm — 9 Comments

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