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   * August 13-17: While tracking down a nest of spies, Capt. Steve Trevor of U.S. Army Intelligence is shot down over the Atlantic Ocean. His plane crash-lands in the ocean near Paradise Island, and he is rescued by two Amazons: Princess Diana and her best friend Mala. Without telling her mother Queen Hippolyta, Diana brings the unconscious pilot to her laboratory outside the city, where she and Dr. Althea work day and night to save his life. Diana perfects her purple healing ray just in time to revive Steve back to life and brief consciousness even after he is pronounced clinically dead. Queen Hippolyta is alarmed when she finally learns that a man is on Paradise Island, but she's even more worried when she realizes her daughter may have fallen in love with the man. ["The Golden Age Secret Origin of Wonder Woman,"​ Wonder Woman #159 (January, 1966); "The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman,"​ DC Special Series #19 (Fall, 1979)]   * August 13-17: While tracking down a nest of spies, Capt. Steve Trevor of U.S. Army Intelligence is shot down over the Atlantic Ocean. His plane crash-lands in the ocean near Paradise Island, and he is rescued by two Amazons: Princess Diana and her best friend Mala. Without telling her mother Queen Hippolyta, Diana brings the unconscious pilot to her laboratory outside the city, where she and Dr. Althea work day and night to save his life. Diana perfects her purple healing ray just in time to revive Steve back to life and brief consciousness even after he is pronounced clinically dead. Queen Hippolyta is alarmed when she finally learns that a man is on Paradise Island, but she's even more worried when she realizes her daughter may have fallen in love with the man. ["The Golden Age Secret Origin of Wonder Woman,"​ Wonder Woman #159 (January, 1966); "The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman,"​ DC Special Series #19 (Fall, 1979)]
   * August 14-15: Selina Kyle, furious over a newspaper story about how Batman triumphed over Catwoman, returns to crime as Catwoman. At the conclusion of this case, Catwoman goes missing for five years, and her absence has never been explained. ["The Crimes of the Catwoman,"​ Detective Comics #203 (January, 1954)]   * August 14-15: Selina Kyle, furious over a newspaper story about how Batman triumphed over Catwoman, returns to crime as Catwoman. At the conclusion of this case, Catwoman goes missing for five years, and her absence has never been explained. ["The Crimes of the Catwoman,"​ Detective Comics #203 (January, 1954)]
 +  * August 17: Jason Todd, son of circus aerialists Joseph and Trina Todd (the Flying Todds), is born. ["​Confrontation,"​ Detective Comics #525 (April, 1983)]
   * August 25-26: When Clark Kent and Lois Lane are sent to Vietnam as medics in order to cover the Vietnam War, Superman protects the remaining U.S. troops from a giant, dull-witted,​ super-strong man known as King Cong. Later, Superman discovers that King Cong is really an American G.I. named Johnny Morely who has been transformed through the use of a super-drug created by a Vietnamese scientist named Dr. Han, and the effects of the super-drug wear off. //Note: This story is placed years out of sequence because it can only take place during the direct U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, which ends not long after in 1973. // ["The Soldier of Steel,"​ Superman #216 (May, 1969)]   * August 25-26: When Clark Kent and Lois Lane are sent to Vietnam as medics in order to cover the Vietnam War, Superman protects the remaining U.S. troops from a giant, dull-witted,​ super-strong man known as King Cong. Later, Superman discovers that King Cong is really an American G.I. named Johnny Morely who has been transformed through the use of a super-drug created by a Vietnamese scientist named Dr. Han, and the effects of the super-drug wear off. //Note: This story is placed years out of sequence because it can only take place during the direct U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, which ends not long after in 1973. // ["The Soldier of Steel,"​ Superman #216 (May, 1969)]
   * August 27-31: When Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne each go on vacations on the cruise-ship Varania, they accidentally learn each other'​s secret identities of Superman and Batman when forced to share a room. Vowing to keep each other'​s identities a secret, Superman and Batman team up to capture John Smilter, an asbestos-suited bandit who stole the Fabian diamonds. ["The Mightiest Team in the World,"​ Superman #76 (May-June, 1952)]   * August 27-31: When Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne each go on vacations on the cruise-ship Varania, they accidentally learn each other'​s secret identities of Superman and Batman when forced to share a room. Vowing to keep each other'​s identities a secret, Superman and Batman team up to capture John Smilter, an asbestos-suited bandit who stole the Fabian diamonds. ["The Mightiest Team in the World,"​ Superman #76 (May-June, 1952)]
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