Flash Fridays – The Flash #306 Feb ’82

Flash Fridays – The Flash #306 Feb ’82

This issue’s cover is basically an advertisement for the fact that Dr. Fate is going to be appearing as a back-up story in The Flash going forward. As something of a cover purist, I just find stuff like this to be annoying. What it really advertises is that the...
Flash Fridays -The Flash #305 Jan ’82

Flash Fridays -The Flash #305 Jan ’82

This issue marks our first visit with the Golden Age Flash Jay Garrick since Carmine Infantino’s return to these pages, and it’s a welcome site. As I’ve written here before, the first pairing of these heroes was so revolutionary and inspiring that it...
Flash Fridays – The Flash #304 Dec ’81

Flash Fridays – The Flash #304 Dec ’81

As I sit here writing in the sunroom of the cartoon castle on an evening in late summer, I’m reminded by the date on this issue that it came out about this same time of year in 1981 (the dates on comic books usually preceded the actual publishing date by several...