Silver Streak (character)

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Silver Streak is a fictional superhero character created by Joe Simon that first appeared in Silver Streak Comics #3 (cover-dated March 1940), from Lev Gleason Publications.wikipedia
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Silver Streak appeared in Silver Streak Comics until issue #19 (March 1942); the title itself ended with #22, and was renamed Crime Does Not Pay.
When Lev Gleason hired Bob Wood and Charles Biro to edit Daredevil and Silver Streak comics in 1941, he rewarded the two cartoonists with a profit-sharing program and creator credits on the covers of the comics.

Daredevil (Lev Gleason Publications)

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Also during this run, Silver Streak appeared in Lev Gleason's Daredevil #1.
1941).By this time, publisher Lev Gleason had already launched Daredevil's own comic with Daredevil Battles Hitler #1 (July 1941), in which Daredevil and other Silver Streak heroes fought the German chancellor.

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Editor Erik Larsen's "Next Issue Project" (Image Comics) published Silver Streak Comics "#24" (Dec.
It was followed by Silver Streak Comics #24 in December 2009.

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In 2008, Silver Streak appeared in flashbacks in issue #0 of Dynamite Entertainment’s Project Superpowers, a title that uses mostly public domain Golden Age characters.

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Captain Battle is a fictional hero and one of the features in Lev Gleason's Silver Streak Comics, from the period known as "Golden Age of Comic Books."

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Beginning with Silver Streak Comics #11 (June 1941), he worked on some of the earliest stories of Lev Gleason Publications' 1940s superhero Daredevil (unrelated to Marvel Comics' Daredevil), helping lay the foundation for a character that would go on to a celebrated run in his own title under Charles Biro.

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Silver Streak is a fictional superhero character created by Joe Simon that first appeared in Silver Streak Comics #3 (cover-dated March 1940), from Lev Gleason Publications.
Gleason, the treasurer of New Friday, purchased the comic-book series Silver Streak Comics and Daredevil Comics (no relation to the Marvel Comics character Daredevil) from that company circa 1942.

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Silver Streak is a fictional superhero character created by Joe Simon that first appeared in Silver Streak Comics #3 (cover-dated March 1940), from Lev Gleason Publications.

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Silver Streak is a fictional superhero character created by Joe Simon that first appeared in Silver Streak Comics #3 (cover-dated March 1940), from Lev Gleason Publications.

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Silver Streak is a fictional superhero character created by Joe Simon that first appeared in Silver Streak Comics #3 (cover-dated March 1940), from Lev Gleason Publications.

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He is believed to be the second-ever comic book superhero whose primary power is speed; All-American Publications' The Flash preceded him by two months.

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He is believed to be the second-ever comic book superhero whose primary power is speed; All-American Publications' The Flash preceded him by two months.

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However, Silver Streak beat out National Allied Publications' Johnny Quick (who debuted in 1941) as the first superhero whose two powers were speed and flight.

Johnny Quick (Johnny Chambers)

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However, Silver Streak beat out National Allied Publications' Johnny Quick (who debuted in 1941) as the first superhero whose two powers were speed and flight.

Sidekick

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Silver Streak has a kid sidekick called "Mercury" (soon changed to "Meteor"); he is also assisted by a hawk named "Whiz".

Pontiac

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Silver Streak Comics was originally published by Arthur Bernhardt's Rhoda Publications, and the title was inspired by Bernhardt's car, a Pontiac Silver Streak.

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Silver Streak Comics was originally published by Arthur Bernhardt's Rhoda Publications, and the title was inspired by Bernhardt's car, a Pontiac Silver Streak.

Public domain

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Since then, this character has fallen into the public domain.

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In 2008, he appeared in issue #141 of The Savage Dragon, along with a score of other Golden Age heroes.

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In 2008, he appeared in issue #141 of The Savage Dragon, along with a score of other Golden Age heroes.

Dynamite Entertainment

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In 2008, Silver Streak appeared in flashbacks in issue #0 of Dynamite Entertainment’s Project Superpowers, a title that uses mostly public domain Golden Age characters.

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Editor Erik Larsen's "Next Issue Project" (Image Comics) published Silver Streak Comics "#24" (Dec.

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Editor Erik Larsen's "Next Issue Project" (Image Comics) published Silver Streak Comics "#24" (Dec.

Paul Grist

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2009). Silver Streak appeared in one story, written and illustrated by Paul Grist.

Taxicab

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In 1940, a taxicab driver (name unknown) was hypnotized by a mysterious swami (name unknown) into working for him as a race car driver; all of the swami's previous drivers had been killed by giant insects, sent by a mad scientist named Dr. Katan.