8) THE STREAK


A member of the Justice Guild Of America, The Streak and his partners (who bear an intentional resemblance to original Flash Jay Garrick and the Justice Society) are encountered by the Justice League when they cross dimensions by accident.  When they encounter the local heroes, the team is shocked to find them affectionately remembered by Green Lantern from the comic books of his childhood.  The truth behind their reality is much darker than the four-color adventures of John Stewart’s memories, though, and once again address how DC’s alternate realities bleed over into other worlds in the form of their fictions…

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Once upon a time, there was a young nerd from the Midwest, who loved Matter-Eater Lad and the McKenzie Brothers... If pop culture were a maze, Matthew would be the Minotaur at its center. Were it a mall, he'd be the Food Court. Were it a parking lot, he’d be the distant Cart Corral where the weird kids gather to smoke, but that’s not important right now... Matthew enjoys body surfing (so long as the bodies are fresh), writing in the third person, and dark-eyed women. Amongst his weaponry are such diverse elements as: Fear! Surprise! Ruthless efficiency! An almost fanatical devotion to pop culture! And a nice red uniform.

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  1. Daniel Langsdale on

    Good list! When I saw the topic, the Brown Hornet was the first thing to pop into my mind.

    One fun also-ran that just popped into my head:

    Captain Avenger – the character played by John Ritter’s character in the 1980 film Hero At Large. The story is about an actor playing a hero who stops a robbery in real life while wearing his hero costume, and all the things that fall out from that.

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