All-Star Squadron Annual (1982-1984) #3 (All-Star Squadron Annual by Roy ThomasRoy Thomas is a comic book writer and editor, and Stan Lees first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. He is possibly best known for introducing the pulp magazine hero Conan the Barbarian to American comics, with a series that added to the storyline of Robert E. Howards character and helped launch a sword and sorcery trend in comics. Thomas is also known for his championing of Golden Age comic-book heroes — particularly the 1940s superhero team the Justice Society of America — and for lengthy writing stints on Marvels X-Men and Avengers, and DC Comics All-Star Squadron, among other titles.
All-Star Squadron Vol 1
One stunt is made more excitin. Mid-January : In New York at a war bond circus, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, and the Flash perform high-wire stunts for a large crowd, which includes Tubby Watts who manages to capture some of these events on newsreel film. One stunt is made more exciting by a fake accident in which GL sneakily snips the tightrope, enabling the three to perform a well-rehearsed team-up rescue. Their next stunt, a flip aerial somersault by the Flash, goes awry for real, when a sudden glare lights up the whole venue, blinding everybody including Green Lantern, who misses his catch. The Flash creates an ultra-speed updraft to save himself. This irritates the crowd, who now feel there's too much fakery going on, and are turning surly. The weird glare diminishes, and floating above the center ring is a transparent sphere, containing Wildcat, and the Atom, whom our three performers recognize, and the Guardian, whom they don't.
Post a Comment. Search This Blog. All-Star Squadron Annual 3 is a real landmark issue. Roy Thomas scripts a tale that explains the huge changes that took place with the Justice Society between issues 7 and 8 of All-Star Comics, while also giving a reason that the JSA members didn't age normally. A variety of artists work on this issue, on different chapters, sometimes corresponding to work on the characters' solo stories, much the same way that was done in All-Star Comics in the first few years. Sadly, there was a colouring or printing error, and on a few of the pages of the issue people have green skin.
Karkull was not dead however, but fled to the Dark Dimension worshiped by the denizens of Ragnor known as the Shadowlands. The priests of Ragnor sacrificed the shadows. Ian Karkull was an enemy of Doctor Fate, who was presumed dead. The priests of Ragnor sacrificed the shadows of their victims to the forces of the Shadowlands and Karkull collected these shadows to empower himself. This effort was opposed by the Justice Society , which thwarted each of the villains except for Karkull's ally, Wotan. What effect the murder of Wotan's victim was has never been revealed. Tracking the trails of the emissary villains, the JSA confronted Karkull, blasting him with their combined powers.
The Three Faces of Evil!
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt called all costumed heroes into America's service. The Squadron was on-hand when the Justice Society was called into a higher level of service, as the Justice Battalion. All-Star Squadron 21 Such an army of heroes was necessary not only because of the scope of the war, but also because Hitler had acquired the Spear of Destiny. This legendary artifact allowed him to erect a "Sphere of Influence" around Europe and other Axis territories. If any metahuman entered the Sphere, they would immediately fall prey to Hitler's evil. The Infinitors traveled back in time to try to stop Ultra, who was working with his own past-self in
No recent wiki edits to this page. The Ultra-Humanite has threatened to cripple the United States of America's war effort, if she is not paid two-hundred million dollars. The Ultra-Humanite quells the conflict, then redirects the assembled villains aggression towards the All-Star Squadron. At super-human speed, the Flash, and Johnny Quick, vibrate the team into intangibility, allowing them to penetrate the dormant volcano. The Flash, and Johnny Quick, collide with one another, when the villains are revealed to be thought illusions, cast by the Brain Wave. All Hell breaks loose, as the villains rush to attack the All-Star Squadron. The Amazing Man reveals to Robin, the Boy Wonder, that he is just pretending to side with the villains.