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1944-1946

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First off I would like to say that I missed this highly important character in my 1941 post so I will add him here. My only excuses are that 1941 was a busy year, and also that they called him Charles not Doiby, like who tf is Charles?

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Charles “Doiby” Dickles is a dear. He’s a cab driver in Metropolis, and his cab’s name is Goitrude. Doiby speaks with a heavy Brooklyn accent and his weapon of choice is a wrench. He is the first and only person so far that Alan Scott has told his secret ID to. Doiby can summon his friend by shooting up a green rocket from his car.

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Comic Books · Dc Comics · Golden Age

1938

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Other than the man of steel, we had many great characters first appear this year, the first I’m going to mention is Giovanni Zatara. you may be familiar with his daughter, Zatanna Zatara, but she was not though of for many years. The Zatara’s speak words backwards to produce magical results, apparently this is all hypnotism,  and can be prevented and broken by blinding him. I say apparently, because many of the things he does cannot be achieved by such means. How does hypnotism allow one to fly a bullet back to the gun it was shot from? Either way let’s hear it for the first master of mysticism!

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