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Subj: Re: Jay Garrick on The Flash.... Like?
Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2015 at 03:46:39 pm EDT (Viewed 1323 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Jay Garrick on The Flash.... Like?
Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2015 at 05:37:59 pm EDT (Viewed 1304 times)

    And can that mean that the Spectre will eventually find his way over to this world?

    Or at least the phantom Stranger, as both of them would have the power and the knowledge to make sure all things would get corrected?

You remind me that a couple or so years ago there were some rumours of a Spectre for television, likely it was just a proposition like the Blue Beetle test footage which Geoff Johns was somehow involved with, but while The Spectre is a possibility for television translation I think The Phantom Stranger would be far more compelling. A man of true mystery, but with more humanity than Jim Corrigan and therefore more flexible for storytelling and repeat appearances in The Flash or Green Arrow.
For me one way to go would be to go for a Starman television series, patterned after James Robinson's work but an open door to introduce Earth-2 characters. It would be possible to translate the likes of The Spectre and The Phantom Stranger here as Starman would have than bit of a fantastical edge inbuilt but also the grittiness of Robinson's grounded Jack Knight - it might be sort of Green Arrow meets The Flash, both rolled into one.

I can easily see characters like The Sandman, The Phantom Lady, and Firebrand being obvious try-outs within the format as well...

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