Flashback 22 All Star Comics 1 (1940 1974) comic books
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The 22nd issue of the Flashback reprint series presents ALL STAR COMICS #1 originally published in 1940. "The Sorcerer Trygg," script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Sheldon Moldoff; As Hawkman is flying over the Welsh Mountains in search of adventure, he hears the cry of a young woman who says that she is trying to escape from zombies; Apparently, her uncle discovered a Haitian secret of how to make zombies work for him in mines that were left to the young lady by her deceased father; Hawkman decides then and there to put an end to this injustice. "The Twin Thieves," script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf; As Wes visits a jewelry store to buy a watch, a hold-up man enters intending to rob the place; Wes gives chase and passes the man who is now wearing a completely different suit! Intrigued, Wes follows the man home, but returns later as the Sandman to investigate, and discovers a safe loaded with jewels. "The European War of 2240," script by Sheldon Meyer (plot) and Jon L. Blummer, art by Jon L. Blummer; It is the year 2240 and war has broken out between two European nations: Toutonia and Balkania. As High Moderator of the United States, it is the job of Gary Concord, Ultra-Man, to restore the peace, and get people back to work, especially in the hard-hit uranium mines. "The Murder of Widow Jones," script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Everett E. Hibbard; Racing along the street, the Flash notices a Policeman standing before a residential house, and asks what is wrong and he tells the Fastest Man Alive that the open window of the widow lady who lives there is very suspicious, especially because she never goes anywhere and because she won't answer the locked door. "The Tenement Fires," script by Jerry Siegel, art by Bernard Baily; The Spectre vs. Dr. Cragg. "The Great Remembo," script by Albert Sulman, art by Joseph Sulman; Biff Bronson vs. Agent X. "The Forest Fire," script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily; Hourman vs. John Blair. "The Volcano Invasion," script by Jerry Siegel, art by William Smith. 68-pages, full color cardstock covers, 7-3/4-in. x 10-3/8-in. black-and-white interior on white paper stock, saddle-stitched binding. Cover price $3.00.