Script: Jerry Siegel
Art: Dick Ayers
Lettering: S. Rosen
If you were a hero who could generate fire across his entire body, and you found yourself up against sentient plants and trees, how would you apply your powers to the situation?
A. go nova and incinerate any vegetable matter in a 50 yard radius, leaving the mad gardener with nothing to take control of?
B: Launch a fireball into the sky to evaporate all of the moisture out of the plants in an instant, without ever causing anything to catch fire, especially not all the dried leaves that would suddenly appear?
I know what you would choose, I know what Johnny chose, and sadly, the two are incompatible.
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