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Gardner Fox

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Bio:
Perhaps no creator's appearance in comics was quite so essential as that of Gardner Fox. Indeed, he was the initial "bridge" between Earth 1 and Earth 2. In the pages of The Flash, Barry Allen discovered that the comics he read as a kid--All-Star and the like--were a key to understanding a strange new Earth that he accidentally found. Why? Well, All-Star's most prolific author, Gardner Fox, essentially "channeled" his way to Earth 2 through his dreams. When he dreamt, he actually saw the events transpiring on Earth 2, and then wrote them down in comic book form.

Notes:
Another way of looking at the importance of the character of Gardner Fox is that you can have multiple earths without Fox--but you can't have Earth 2.

First Appearance: Showcase (1956) #4

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Issue Appearances:
80 Page Giant (1964)
All-Flash (1941)
Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! (1982)
Captain Carrot and the Final Ark (2007)
Crisis on Multiple Earths: The Team-Ups (2005)
DC Comics Classics Library (2009)
DC Comics Presents: Hawkman (2004)
DC Comics Presents: The Atom (2004)
DC Comics Presents: The Flash (2011)
DC Universe: Secret Origins (2012)
Secret Origins (1973)
Showcase (1956)
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (1993)
The Flash (1959)

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