Appearing in The Flash: "The Terror of Goll"Edit
- Lord Donelin
- Theo Parker
- Greta Garson
- Stella Rollins
- Della Roberts
- Mr. Rogers
Synopsis for The Flash: "The Terror of Goll"Edit
Joan Williams meets her old college friend Theo Parker. Theo is scared because several opera singers have been murdered recently, and she suspects the Irish Lord Donelin.Joan enlists the aid of the Flash who confronts Donelin and his partner, Goll. Then Flash stops several gunmen from killing several more singers. Finally he tracks down Donlein and Goll again and captures them.
Appearing in Hawkman: "The Globe Conquerors"Edit
- Hawkman's wings and harness made of Nth Metal
- Hawkman's Roman-style net and trident made of Nth Metal
Synopsis for Hawkman: "The Globe Conquerors"EditA modern day Alexander the Great causes a great catastrophe by unleashing the power of his new invention which makes objects many times their natural weight. Several skyscrapers in New York City are made to collapse, and Alexander puts an ad in the newspaper demanding that the US government surrender to him. Alexander invites Hawkman and Shiera to dinner in an attempt to convince the hero not to interfere. Hawkman learns his ninth metal is unaffected by Alexander's weapon and decides to stop the would-be conqueror. Shiera helps Hawkman escape a trap laid by Alexander, then Hawkman stabs the villain in the throat with a Roman trident and destroys the active copy of the gravity weapon, but returns to the secret lab and confiscates the other mass-inducer for his own use.
Appearing in Johnny Thunder: "Johnny Becomes a Boxer"Edit
- Daisy Darling (First appearance)
- Mike Trainer (First appearance)
- Press Agent (First appearance)
- Suicide Kid
Synopsis for Johnny Thunder: "Johnny Becomes a Boxer"EditJohnny Thunder interrupts a fight on the street and rescues a girl from a bully. With the magic of his Thunderbolt, Johnny appears to be a formidable fighter. A boxing manager witnesses Johnny's apparent prowess and signs him up to be a boxer. Johnny unknowingly uses the Thunderbolt to win his first bout, setting the stage for a fight with the champion.
Appearing in The Whip: "Vigilantes of Seguro"Edit
- Wing Tai
- Marissa Dillon
- Sheriff Todds
- The Association of Ranchers
- Marissa's father
- Padre Demo
Synopsis for The Whip: "Vigilantes of Seguro"Edit
Following the Whip's abduction of Seguro's sheriff, the Association of Ranchers hire a group a city gangsters (Cokey, Spike, 3 others) to kill the Whip. Mr. Dillon publishes a story of the gangsters' arrival in Seguro. The killers threaten him. Rod Gaynor then becomes the Whip again and confronts the assassins. He scares them into believing he is a ghost. The assassins are run out of town, even though the ranchers discover the Whip's ruse.
- The Terror Of Goll is reprinted in Golden Age Flash Archives Volume 1.
- Hawkman is reprinted in Golden Age Hawkman Archives Volume 1.
- In this, their second published appearance, Carter and Shiera are already engaged.
- At various points in this story, the hero is named "Hawkman," "The Hawk-Man," and "The Hawk."
- Hawkman got one bullet wound in this story.
- Alexander the Great knocked down at least one large building and probably more, demonstrating his gravity weapon. No reliable estimates exist of the deaths and injuries inflicted that day.
- New York City, 1940: Going strictly by cover dates, this would be one month after "The Master"s mass-fatality-inflicting lightning attacks and accompanying fascist takeover (All-American Comics #10 Jan 1940), and three months after Carl Kruger's skyscraper-smashing death-ray attack (Detective Comics #33 Nov 1939).
- Hawkman's dual identity was known to Alexander the Great; he later got better at keeping it secret.
- Alexander's gravity-inducing technology is ineffective against Ninth Metal.
- Hawkman confiscated one of Alexander's devices for his weapons collection, and presumably later learned more valuable gravity science from reverse-engineering it.
- Johnny Thunder is reprinted in The JSA All Stars Archives Volume 1.
- Aside from the stories above, this issue contains:
- No trivia.
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Links and ReferencesEdit
- "The Terror of Goll" plot summary at dcindexes.com
- "The Globe Conquerors" plot summary at dcindexes.com
- "Johnny Becomes a Boxer" plot summary at dcindexes.com
- "Vigilantes of Seguro" plot summary at dcindexes.com
- Flash Comics #2 index entry
- Flash Comics #2 Hawkman spoilers
- Flash Comics #2 more spoilers
This page may contain some of the same content as the DC Database article. A more complete and current article is at the DC Comics Database Flash Comics Vol 1 2.