Flash goes 1,000 years into the future to avenge the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln for this President’s Day.
Washington and Lincoln’s days were combined for create President’s Day. Not that we at Four Color Holidays have no love for the founder of our country, we’re just celebrating the 16th president of these United States. To honor the Great Emancipator, we recount Flash 210 An Earth Divided.
Flash speeds wife, Iris, to the future to visit her real parents. Upon arriving, they discover the Lincoln of the 21st century has been disintegrated by none other than John Wilkes Booth.
An incredulous Flash sets off to find the assassin while Iris provides news coverage.
Cary Bates and Irv Novick reveal their master plan that the new Lincoln is a robot programmed with the skills and intellect of the 19th-century counterpart.
And, DC wondered why Marvel was outselling them at the time.
Lincoln’s birthday has never officially been granted Federal Holiday status. However, nearly half the state governments have renamed Washington’s Birthday as President’s Day or Washington and Lincoln Day. The day is observed the third Monday of February.Read More