Showcase, no. 1

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Showcase, no. 1

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The first issue of DC's Showcase introduces "Fireman Farrell" in three stories written by Arnold Drake and drawn by John Prentice. While Fireman Farrell would appear periodically in later DC Comics titles, Showcase is today best remembered for its fourth issue in October 1956. That issue introduces Barry Allen as the Flash. The new version of the Flash in that issue is widely thought of as the beginning of the "Silver Age" of comics, in which superhero stories, and not firefighting tales, become synonymous with comic books in the United States.

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“Showcase, no. 1,” Cary Graphic Arts Collection at RIT Libraries, accessed December 13, 2019, https://cary.omeka.net/items/show/294.