Jim Dare is part of an acrobatics troupe with his brother and sister. His brother one day tries to thwart a robbery, and is killed. Swearing vengeance, Jim uses his acrobatic abilities to become the heroic Blue Streak!
This comic contains examples of:
- Bland-Name Product: The Dares work for Dingling Brothers circus,an analogue for Ringling Bros.
- Disney Villain Death: Johnny King, an acrobat who turned to robbery, is knocked off a high platform while fighting the Blue Streak.
- Evil Counterpart: The Big Bad of Headline Comics #15 is a fellow Dingling Bros. acrobat who moonlights as a bank robber instead of a crimefighter.
- Meaningful Name: A family of trapeze artists with the surname "Dare."
- Ms. Fanservice: Kitty Dare, Jim's sister, spends the majority of her screen time in underwear in changing rooms.
- Protagonist Title
- Roaring Rampage of Revenge: The first issue has the streak going after the gangsters who killed his brother.
- Small Role, Big Impact: Scarface only appears in the first issue, but inspires the hero's superhero career by killing his brother.
- Starter Villain: Scarface, the criminal who killed Jim's brother and is taken out in the first issue.
- Villains Out Shopping: Headline Comics #14 has the Blue Streak breaking up a vacation spot for criminals.