During the Bubonic Plague, doctors wore these bird-like masks to avoid becoming sick. They would fill the beaks with spices and rose petals, so they wouldn’t have to smell the rotting bodies.
A theory during the Bubonic Plague was that the plague was caused by evil spirits. To scare the spirits away, the masks were intentionally designed to be creepy.
I need a Venetian plague mask.
I’m so obsessed with these.
This spring, Johns’ acclaimed run on GREEN LANTERN comes to an epic conclusion with the release of GREEN LANTERN #20. This special oversized issue will feature a sweeping 66-page story, including 55 pages of art by series artist Doug Mahnke and special guest appearances by fan-favorite artists Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Cully Hamner, Aaron Kuder, Jerry Ordway, and more! Plus, the final four story pages will make your head explode!
“I’m extremely grateful for being able to conclude our run on Green Lantern with this monster of an issue,” Johns told DC’s The Source. “I’m moving on feeling very proud of what my creative collaborators and I have done over the years with the Green Lantern universe. Thanks to all the readers out there who’ve been with us for this adventure. I can’t wait until #20 is in your hands — the last several pages in particular.”
The Flash #175, December, 1967. Contains “The Race to the End of the Universe!”
i finished this in the morning c:
i just want some of birdflash
The Flash #160, April, 1966. Contains:
- The Amazing Race Against Time! (Originally printed in The Flash #107)
- Golden Age Flash: Duet of Danger! (Originally printed in All-Flash #32)
- Danger in the Air! (Originally printed in The Flash #113)”
- Kid Flash: King of the Beatniks! (Originally printed in The Flash #114/2)
- The Space-Boomerang Trap! (Originally printed in The Flash #124)
- Johnny Quick: The Adventure of the Antelope Boy!
Update: Organized for better viewing. Should I stick to this kind of format for all giant issues like this one?
the original 6