Atomic Age Archives

Captain Flash #1 (Sterling, 1954)
We tend to think of the mid-1950s era between the publication of the last Fawcett Captain Marvel comics in 1953 and the reboot of the Flash in 1956 as a superhero wasteland, but this is not quite true.  The success of the Superman TV show beginning in 1953 sparked a new superhero boom.  Marvel took[...]