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After Crisis on Infinite Earths, the backgrounds of many characters were changed, some subtly, others blatantly. This made it a good idea to have a title that explained the new secret origins of DC's characters. This series was entitled "Secret Origins."



The Creeper story was not one of Giffen's better art jobs, so let's concentrate on the Alan Scott Green Lantern tale. Seven pages of 22, and an ad.

...For the dark things cannot stand the light. )

Next time: Steve Gerber!

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[personal profile] ebailey140
As we've seen with the debates with this post...

http://scans-daily.dreamwidth.org/2972745.html

...there's a bit of controversy regarding the direction of the Bat books. Some object to Bruce not being a loner. What's with these groups and others wearing the Bat symbol? What's with people looking to Batman as an inspiration when he's just supposed to scare the crap out of everybody, good and evil aike? Bruce publicly funding superheroes? What's with that candle swearing ceremony thing?

They all date back decades, in some cases almost as long as Batman has existed.

A look back...

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[personal profile] thelazyreader
Barry Allen, the Flash, is widely held to have had the best ever death for a comic character. He died saving the universe in Crisis on Infinite Earths and afterward became a legendary figure in the DC Universe. His death was revisited a number of times by DC writers over the years before he was finally brought back to life.



I'd like to share a couple of these stories, showing Barry's last moments from his point of view.
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Three pages from Secret Origins #50, in which they finally got around to Black Canary...



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title: secret origins, creator: alan brennert, creator: joe staton, publisher: dc comics

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