The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Dr. Maria Flura; Star Sapphire (villain, introduction)
The Flash and Dr. Flura are seeming found dead in the streets, but later are discovered to be in a state of suspended animation. Suddenly, Star Sapphire appears to challenge the Flash (in a dream state) to a battle royale, with the preservation of the Earth as the stakes. Unfortunately for the Fastest Man Alive, he has only two minutes to beat her before he dies!
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Thinker [Clifford Devoe] (villain)
Flash's arch-foe, the Thinker, escapes from prison and forms a new crime syndicate, whose success depends on the pooling of the right talent in perfect harmony with each other. When the Scarlet Speedster attempts to infiltrate the organization, he unwittingly reveals his identity, a near fatal mistake!