Major Spoilers Editor-In-Chief Stephen and I have been friends for a very long time, and will often have our friendly sparring matches on social media. So, when he made what was obviously a joke about a possible Ten Things topic, I immediately got to work…
Welcome to Ten Things!
Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’ and Alexander Graham Cracker Crust, Presents:
TEN SUPERS WHO WILL GIVE YOU A RING!
10) ROBBY REED
The original Dial H For Hero hero, Robby discovered his mysterious power object in a cave under his home town. Granted the ability to transform into various super-powered forms, Robby fought an unusual amount of crime for such a small town. He also transformed into Plastic Man, an actual hero in his universe, which was a big clue as to the H-Dial’s true nature: It actually borrowed the powers of heroes throughout the multiverse, leaving them without their abilities while Robby utilized them. (Later volumes of Dial H followed this to its logical conclusion, with commensurate casualties.)