The Flash #268 [Whitman Variant]
(December 1978)

DC, 1959 Series
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Volume:
30
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Whitman
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #160, 169, 178, 187, 196, 214, 229, 232)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #268.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-3012

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; criminal dressed as Wildcat [Ted Grant]; criminal dressed as Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover and splash page have an image of Flash Comics #26 (1942).
Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Riddle of the Runaway Comic (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Mike Stevens
Job Number:
S-2992

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; criminal dressed as Wildcat [Ted Grant]; criminal dressed as Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Barney Sands; unnamed comic book collectors; unnamed criminals
Synopsis:
A comic book is coated with a teleportation chemical and criminals try to steal it at a comic book convention, but The Flash thwarts the plan and gets copies of the book for both himself and his neighbor, Barney Sands.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes an image of Flash Comics #26 (1942).

The DC Super Heroes Poster Book (Table of Contents)

DC Super Heroes / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Batgirl; Aquaman; Robin; Flash; Lex Luthor; The Riddler; The Joker; Dr. Sivana

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for "The DC Super Heroes Poster Book", by Crown Publishers. Notes that the introduction is by Isaac Asimov, price is $5.95, and it contains 24 color posters. Ad appears between pages 12 and 13 of sequence 1.

Flash-Grams (Table of Contents)

Flash-Grams / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-3017

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]
Synopsis:
Letters regarding Flash #263 from : Tony Edwards; Dave Blanchard; and Al Schroeder III, with an illustration.

Daily Planet Volume 78 Issue 36 (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents; Ask The Answer Man; Hembeck! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?; Fred Hembeck
Inks:
?; Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Bob Rozakis; Anthony Tollin (production)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Sinestro; Bob Rozakis; Madame Xanadu
Synopsis:
Information on upcoming DC comics, with a question and answer column and a cartoon.

Indexer Notes

Volume 78, issue 36, week of September 4, 1978.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Flash
  2. 1. Riddle of the Runaway Comic
    Flash
  3. 2. The DC Super Heroes Poster Book
    DC Super Heroes
  4. 3. Flash-Grams
    Flash-Grams
  5. 4. Daily Planet Volume 78 Issue 36
    Direct Currents; Ask The Answer Man; Hembeck!
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