Because it’s near Christmas and the air is full of wonder and magic, let’s fill it instead with an additional dose of just plain weird—and comics don’t get much weirder, magical or wonderful than flying gorillas! Watch your head now!

Strange Aventures #231, winged gorillas

Strange Adventures #231, July-August 1971

Hawkman #6, winged gorillas

Hawkman #6, March 1964

Hawkman #16, Winged gorillas

Hawkman #16, October 1966

Ah, the Silver Age… How much do I love thee? Sid Green drew the Strange Adventures cover, while Murphy Anderson did the honours for Hawkman.

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