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Encyclopedia > Flash of Two Worlds
The much-homaged cover of The Flash #123

"Flash of Two Worlds!" is a landmark [1] comic book story that was published in The Flash #123 (Sept. 1961). It introduced Earth-Two, and more generally the concept of the Multiverse, to the comic books published by DC comics, an element that the company has used in varying degrees up through, and including, Countdown which began in May, 2007. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... The Flash is a name shared by several DC Comics superheroes. ... First appearance of Earth-Two For other uses, see Earth 2. ... A multiverse (or meta-universe) is the hypothetical set of multiple possible universes (including our universe) that together comprise all of physical reality. ... Countdown is the title of comic book limited series published by DC Comics, which is scheduled to debut on May 09, 2007, directly following the conclusion of the 52-issue 52. ...


Written by Gardner Fox under the editorial guidance of Julius Schwartz (whose subsequent autobiography was titled Man of Two Worlds), the story explored the meeting of the Silver Age Flash and his predecessor in publication, the Golden Age Flash: the two men lived on alternate Earths which occupied the same space but were separated by their "vibrational frequencies". Gardner Francis Fox (May 20, 1911, Brooklyn, New York – December 24, 1986) was an American writer best known for creating numerous comic book characters for DC Comics. ... Julius Schwartz, editor for DC Comics Julius Julie Schwartz (June 19, 1915 - February 8, 2004) was a comic book and pulp magazine editor, and a science fiction agent and prominent fan. ... Cover of the first English edition of 1793 of Benjamin Franklins autobiography. ... Barry Allen is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Comics universe and the second Flash. ... Jay Garrick is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Comics universe and the first to use the name Flash. ... Parallel universe or alternate reality in science fiction and fantasy is a self-contained separate reality coexisting with our own. ... Phrenology is regarded today as a classic example of pseudoscience. ...


In 2004, a copy of The Flash #123 sold at auction for $23 000.[2] This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


References

  1. ^ Julius Schwartz. The Telegraph (2004-02-11). Retrieved on 2007-06-09.
  2. ^ Heritage Auction Hits $1.7 Million. Scoop (2004-06-18). Retrieved on 2007-06-09.
  • Issue index at the Grand Comicbook Database

 
 

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