5.26.2007

Flash 225. February 1974

Although the cover date on this one predates all the rest (so far), I didn't get this one new. So I assume it came along slightly later.

I do remember where I bought it, though: on my front porch! My best friend (from kindergarten to about 6th grade), Teddy, was carrying a box of paperbacks and comics door-to-door, selling them. Of course I had to dig through it and see what was there. This was one of them (really, the only one I remember from that day).

My memory with this one is: Teddy and I concluded that since Reverse-Flash was the opposite of the Flash that yellow was the opposite of red. And, somehow, this extended to Green Lantern and his captor. Green was the opposite of blue.

I don't know how we came up with it. I guess since Flash and R-Flash were side-by-side and opposites, that GL and the blue guy must be opposites, too!! Ah, youth.

But we were certain!!

5 comments:

  1. I don't really have a specific comment about this issue (other than I can't wait for this run to end up in a Showcase book because the issues from this era that I own, I love), but I just noticed the list of comics to the right. The ones you ordered. I think I'm going to steal that idea from you and do it on my own blog. So there.

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  2. Hey, bitch, just because you're posting on every blog entry does not entitle you to steal my shit!!

    Damn.

    Actually, I stole it anyway, LOL! Kinda. I saw another blog (that I forgot to bookmark, so I can't tell you whose) that had their pull list like that. But mine has changes every month, so I just put what was ordered and upcoming.

    I'm still gonna hurt you...

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  3. Speaking of other blogs, where the hell did you find the ones you listed on your page. They're great. I just stole a picture from one and posted it at the Comic Book Queers message boards.

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  4. Steal, steal, steal!!! That's all you know how to do!!

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  5. You got that right, bitch.

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