"The Flash: "The Crimson Comets of Fallville High"": A man at Barry Allen's class reunion learns from a psychic classmate that one of the attendees is really the Flash, and he intends to put the knowledge to his best use.


Quote1.png So, is this the face of a New Genesis child? I think not. I think this is the face of Darkseid's son... A true child of Apokolips, born of fire, born of blood! You are my son, Orion, no matter what Izaya's weak teachings may have done to your soul. You're my son, more my son than that oaf Kalibak. Together, we can burn worlds, Orion. Together, we can claim a universe! Father and son, we can put this galaxy to the torch-- Burn out the old weakness, purify the fetid flesh-- Rout out the disease of life! Together, we can conquer eternity! I offer you my hand, Orion. Take it! Quote2.png
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Adventure Comics #459 is an issue of the series Adventure Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1978. It was published on June 13, 1978.

Synopsis for The Flash: "The Crimson Comets of Fallville High"

A man at Barry Allen's class reunion learns from a psychic classmate that one of the attendees is really the Flash, and he intends to put the knowledge to his best use.

Appearing in The Flash: "The Crimson Comets of Fallville High"

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  • Tony Larson (Single appearance)

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  • Rachel (Single appearance)
  • Nathan (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Deadman: "Murder Haunts the Midway"

Deadman returns for an unseen visit to Hills Circus. He unites with his brother's body for a trapeze performance, and during his possession a gunman, from the crowd, shoots Cleveland Brand in the back. Tiny manages to save the wounded aerialist by catching him. When Deadman tries to inhabit the gunman's body, he is unable to control him or to prevent him from committing suicide. Inga, Cleveland's Russian bride, feels that the Communists are behind the murder attempt, but Cleve and the circus people promise her that they will stand together against the threat.

Appearing in Deadman: "Murder Haunts the Midway"

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  • Hill's Circus

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Synopsis for Green Lantern: "The Call of the Cosmos"

While on the road, Hal Jordan must become Green Lantern to save a woman who has come half a galaxy to meet him from parasitic energy-drainers.

Appearing in Green Lantern: "The Call of the Cosmos"

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  • Alien Woman (Single appearance)

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  • Energy Leeches (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for New Gods: "Climax of Chaos"

Orion frees the six humans, forces Desaad to tell what else he knows of Darkseid's plans, while the other New Gods fight the Antagonist on Earth. Orion then goes to face Darkseid, and is offered alliance with his father, but refuses. Darkseid blasts him, and then flies away.

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Synopsis for Elongated Man: "The Case of the Fortune Cookie Fortune"

While visiting a small town, Elongated Man and his wife are invited to eat at a local Chinese Restaurant. While dinning, they discover that the fortune cookies have $1,000 bills tucked inside them, and Ralph's nose goes a-twitching as he wonders who is paying for this publicity stunt.

Appearing in Elongated Man: "The Case of the Fortune Cookie Fortune"

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  • Homer Jethro (Mayor) (Single appearance)
  • Steve Douglas (Single appearance)
  • Ann Douglas (Single appearance)
  • Benny Maxwell (Single appearance)

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  • Sutterville
    • Jethro Pagoda Restaurant

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Synopsis for Wonder Woman: "The Shark's Dark Demand"

On her way to Paradise Island in the Robot Plane, Wonder Woman encounters the Shark, who has reevolved from his shark-state and now wishes to defeat her and make her his mate. Wonder Woman manages to defeat him and compels him with her magic lasso to return to his shark-state and never again seek to evolve past it.

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  • The storyline in "Climax of Chaos" is continued from New Gods #19.



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