John Broome Archives

The 47 Comics Creators Thanked In The Suicide Squad - And Those Not
But there are also a few notable names missing… Suicide Squad screencap John Ostrander (above) – creator of the modern-day Suicide Squad, co-creator of Amanda Waller, John Economos, Flo Crawley, and Briscoe. Luke McDonnell – artist on the original Suicide Squad series, co-creator of John Economos, Flo Crawley, and Briscoe. Ross Andru – co-creator of Rick Flag, co-creator of original[...]
Weaponizing the Weather in 1959's Flash #110 from DC Comics
When we present an amazing, almost unbelievable idea or gimmick, we like to explain it scientifically." The series usually had single page, science-based features to help explain the science involved, like "Flash Facts" and similar shorts.  The "Flash Facts" of The Flash #110 was indeed weather-based, and there was even an explanation of weather forecasting[...]
Comic Book History Of Abra Kadabra
But let's put that aside for now and focus on the comic book history of Abra Kadabra. Abra Kadabra first appeared in The Flash #128 in 1962, created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino. In the 64th century, science has made stage magic obsolete. But one Citizen Abra wants to be a magician so bad that he is[...]