An Earlier Identity Crisis

A brief exchange from The Flash 80-Page Giant #1 (1998).

The setup: The DCU version of comic book writer Mark Millar is interviewing the Flash to get ideas for his next script. Apparently DC Comics exists in the DCU, but they publish stories about “real world” heroes. As you can see, they don’t know all the details—like their secret identities—and have to fill in the gaps themselves.

Mark Millar and the Flash discuss secret identities and how DC had to rewrite continuity when heroes started revealing their real names... with "The Identity Crisis."

Originally posted at K-Squared Ramblings.

In 1998 it was a play on the title of DC’s biggest ever crossover event. In 2004, it was the title of DC’s latest big crossover event.

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5 thoughts on “An Earlier Identity Crisis

    1. Kelson Post author

      Thanks – I’ll post this in my link round up in the morning.

      For those following along, it’s the preview for the upcoming Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths animated movie.

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  1. Jeff

    Continuity error: Bart and Kon refer to Superman’s comic book secret identity as “Dirk Devlin” in Titans v3 #50. EMERSION SHATTERED

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