START TIME: Monday, 10/05/2020 12:00 PM
COMMENTS: Cream/OW pgs
Read Description ▼
GA Flash app.; 1st SA app. Vandal Savage, Justice Society (key issue alert)
GA Flash app.; 1st SA app. Vandal Savage, Justice Society (key issue alert)Vandal Savage is a villain that, as legend has it, existed from the beginning of mankind, in a variety of forms, immortal yet mutable, the Vandal has traveled the eons in the guise of many historical figures of reknown. Beginning life in the Golden Age as a foe of the original Green Lantern, VS made his first appearance in the Silver Age in Flash #137, and went on to acheive greater and greater heights and status as the ages moved through to the modern day, Appearing in TV's Arrowverse, Vandal Savage is now more popular than ever, and remains one of the enduring ne'er-do-wells of DC stable, and in this issue Vandal Savage is thwarted in his plans to imprison the JSA on Earth-Two, which leads to the GA hero team's permanent reunion.
High School of Art & Design alum Carmine Infantino got his start in the industry working Timely, a precursor to Marvel Comics, where he would do spot work on anthology features, in his first work at DC he helped create Black Canary and began his long-running involvement with the Flash during his Golden Age era, as well as illustrating the original Green Lantern. After the post-war comic book slump Infantino collaborated with writer Robert Kanigher and editor Julius Schwartz to help bring back superheroes and launch the Silver Age by updating the Flash in the pages of Showcase, the reboot was a huge success and led to the superhero rebirth that has continued into the modern day, Infantino's ability to capture speed and movement on a page made his Flash believable and engaging. Carmine was promoted to Art Director and then Publisher at DC over the course of his illustrious career,
Joe Giella is an American comic book artist best known as a DC Comics inker during the late 1950s and 1960s Silver Age of comic books. Giella's career began in the 40's at Hillman and later working with C.C. Beck on Captain Marvel stories at Fawcett. He would also assist on Captain America, Human Torch, Sub-Mariner and other stories at Timely. It was the Silver Age where he would come to his most prominence, working at DC on many of their biggest titles, including Batman, Green Lantern and Strange Adventures, working often with artist Carmine Infantino.