One Panel #367-369: Knockback!

From Hourman: "Mystery at Castle Manor" by Bernard Bailey, Adventure Comics #62 (May 1941)

The drug-powered Hourman is stronger than he looks! Until he comes down from his high anyway.

From Minute-Man: "Illyria and the Explosive Formula" by Charles Sultan, Master Comics #14 (May 1941)

A big ker-pow moment that takes up most of a page, very rare in the middle of a Golden Age story. There just isn't quite enough room for the bad guy to get knocked back in a way that's physically possible, but it still reminds me of Silver Age Gil Kane action!

From Don Glory: "Sabotage At Acme Aircraft" by Al Bryant (as Lincoln Ross), Hit Comics #13 (June 1941)

That's a big guy! And Don Glory, Champion of Democracy, doesn't care a jot!

The post sort of obeys the law of diminishing returns, but it's hard to knock back an opponent that's like three times your size!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

More Dong Lory!

Max said...

Hourman! Minute Man! Split-Second Man!

Siskoid said...

You guys are on fire this morning.

 

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