Blue Devil #5 (October, 1984)

So, Zatanna and Dan let Nebiros out of his demon dimension and he disappeared off to Mexico. That’s not great. From the Justice League station in orbit, we get our last glimpse of the now suspiciously legless Ralph Dibny (with also a pretty horror comic-looking shot of Ralph’s face–thanks Paris and Gary!) The cover wasn’t […]

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Blue Devil #4 (September, 1984)

Well, I can’t lie. That cover’s a bit of a surprise–I didn’t expect to see Nebiros again, at least not so soon. This is also one of my first real reads of Zatanna, considering I saw her briefly whilst reading <i>Hellblazer</i> if memory serves (it would have been a Mike Carey issue, most likely), and […]

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Blue Devil #3 (August, 1984)

  So, when last we left Dan, he’d just been through events that led him to dealings with new villain Shockwave and also the questionably-vehicled S.T.A.R. Labs, who were creating a super-kryptonite they’d really rather that Super-guy not find out about. But Shockwave was assigned to steal the stuff, and now we know who by: […]

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Blue Devil #2 (July, 1984)

Note: Whoops. I’ve been kinda busy. This tends┬áto happen, I guess, though it’s super lame for it to happen a whopping two entries in. My apologies. In his (then) most recent adventure, Dan Cassidy was still a real boy in a robot suit, until the very end. While being trapped into a fancy suit made […]

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Blue Devil #1 (June, 1984)

And just like that–he’s got his own book! When we last left our hero, he had foiled the Trickster (somewhat clumsily) using the powers imbued by his self-invented Blue Devil costume. Wayne Tarrant was making unwelcomed advances on Sharon, though convinced she was interested in Danny (“we’re just friends”, she said incredibly convincingly), Norm liked […]

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The Fury of Firestorm #24

“What’s this tomfoolery?!” you declare loudly, “I came here to read about an Irishman trapped in a special effects movie costume, not nuclear powered people with strange split personalities!” Fear not, dear reader. This is actually the first appearance of Daniel Patrick Cassidy, aka Blue Devil. If you were to look closer (which I’m sure […]

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