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That Mysterious Bloom: Day 9

February 9th, 2017

(from “The Crime of the Black Orchard” by Michael Fleisher, Russell Carley and Nestor Redondo in The Phantom Stranger #32, August-September 1974) Orchids may be popularly associated with exotic rainforests, but many varieties can be found in the most pedestrian locales.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 5

February 5th, 2017

(from “The Anger of the Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #430, November-December 1973) Of all the various species of orchid, there is only one truly nocturnal specimen.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 4

February 4th, 2017

(from “Challenge to the Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #429, September-October 1973) The orchid’s reputation for being difficult is overstated, yet nonetheless true.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 3

February 3rd, 2017

(from “Challenge to the Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #429, September-October 1973) Countless writers have attempted to capture the flower’s intricate beauty in poetry and prose, yet few have succeeded.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 2

February 2nd, 2017

(from “Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #428, July-August 1973) Orchids have a reputation for being difficult, especially for those who lack the patience to properly cultivate them.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 1

February 1st, 2017

(from “Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #428, July-August 1973) No hothouse creature, but a hardy blossom imbued with a fierce elegance.

A Most Modest Flower: Day 10

February 10th, 2016

(from “The Outcast Super-Heroes!” by E. Nelson Bridwell, pharm Curt Swan and George Klein in Adventure Comics #343, November 1966) “On the bright side, Salu, this is still less revolting than watching Bouncing Boy eat a burrito.”

A Most Modest Flower: Day 9

February 9th, 2016

(from “The Evil Hand of the Luck Lords!” by Edmond Hamilton, Curt Swan and George Klein in Adventure Comics #343, April 1966) “It wasn’t until years later that Bouncing Boy let slip that ‘Jinx Stone’ was code for a strain of space-mono Dream Girl spread around the clubhouse.”

A Most Modest Flower: Day 8

February 8th, 2016

(from “The Legion of Super-Outlaws!” by Edmond Hamilton and John forte in Adventure Comics #324, September 1964) “Eh, you’ll do.”

A Most Modest Flower: Day 6

February 6th, 2016

(from “The Code of the Legion!” by Edmond Hamilton, John Forte and Sheldon Moldoff in Adventure Comics #321, June 1964) “Fine! I bought a copy of the Shrek soundtrack for Smash Mouth’s cover of ‘I’m a Believer!’ And I’m the one who drew a dick on Sun Boy’s forehead while he was sleeping! Happy now?”

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