Ragman wasn’t a particularly memorable DC character (though I understand he may be making a comeback soon, on TV). His first issue went on sale on May 13, 1976, without much fanfare. It was written by Robert Kanigher, a Golden Age writer of Flash, and drawn by Frank Redondo, who was best known for war and horror comics. He’s actually quite good–I wonder why he didn’t get bigger?
Anyway, I was reading it online a while back and noted this scene:
I thought they looked pretty similar. But it could just be coincidental. Even if it is, it’s cool to see such an iconic sequence done slightly differently, ten years earlier.