Detective Comics Vol 1 (1937) #184 Cgc 4.5
FIRST FIREFLY1st appearance of Firefly. Cover by Win Mortimer. Stories by Ed Herron and unknown. Art by Dick Sprang, Charles Paris, Leonard Starr, Ruben Moreira and unknown. Garfield Lynns, a disgruntled special effects creator, turns to crime and tries to rob the rich of Gotham City during a gala premiere. The robbery is stopped by Batman and Robin, who pursue Lynns into the swamps, where a lowly firefly distracts the two heroes long enough for Lynns to make his escape. Lynns decides to take on the super-villain persona of Firefly and launches a series of spectacular crimes in "The Human Firefly!" by Ed Herron, Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Plus: Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman in "The Indian Relic Robberies!" with art by Leonard Starr; Robotman in "Robotman Runs a Restaurant!"; and Impossible -- But True! tale "The Man Who Controlled the Elements!" (featuring Roy Raymond) with art by Ruben Moreira. Also: 2-page text piece "The Most Mysterious Book in the World" by David Kahn. And: Superman says "Hop on the Welfare Wagon!" in a 1-page public service announcement by Jack Schiff and Win Mortimer.