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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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Cover and splash page have an image of Flash Comics #26 (1942).
Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.
One bystander is drawn to resemble editor Julius Schwartz.

Move It! Steer It! Shift It! Build It! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Lego Expert Builder Series / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Riddle of the Runaway Comic (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates (credited)
Pencils:
Irv Novick (credited)
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters:
Mike Stevens (credited)
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:
Keywords:
comic books

Indexer Notes

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

Free Wacky TV Show Cards (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Hostess Snack Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

It's Fun for Every One! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Blammo Soft 'n Sugar Free bubble gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You Won't Believe It's an Airgun! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Crosman guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"When you make your move, do it in style." (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Converse shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Next Month...This Month...and Every Month!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Subscribe (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Holy Taste Buds! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Clark candy bars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The DC Super Heroes Poster Book (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Crown Publishers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pick Up Sticks. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Slim Jim / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Be a Draftsman (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flash-Grams (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
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 Extra Volume 78 Issue 36 Week of September 4, 1978 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Earn a Star Wars Micro Electronic Digital Watch (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Watch the Explorers Come to Life (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Carter's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Build the Stars of TV's Battlestar Galactica (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash
  2. 1. Move It! Steer It! Shift It! Build It!
    Lego Expert Builder Series
  3. 2. Riddle of the Runaway Comic
    Flash
  4. 3. Free Wacky TV Show Cards
    Hostess Snack Cakes
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    DC Comics
  6. 5. It's Fun for Every One!
    Blammo Soft 'n Sugar Free bubble gum
  7. 6. You Won't Believe It's an Airgun!
    Crosman guns
  8. 7. "When you make your move, do it in style."
    Converse shoes
  9. 8. [Next Month...This Month...and Every Month!]
    DC Comics
  10. 9. Subscribe
    DC Comics
  11. 10. Holy Taste Buds!
    Clark candy bars
  12. 11. The DC Super Heroes Poster Book
    Crown Publishers
  13. 12. Write Right Now!
  14. 13. Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke!
    Grit
  15. 14. Pick Up Sticks.
    Slim Jim
  16. 15. Be a Draftsman
    North American School of Drafting
  17. 16. Write Right Now!
  18. 17. Flash-Grams
    Flash-Grams
  19. 18. Daily Planet Extra Volume 78 Issue 36 Week of September 4, 1978
    Direct Currents; Ask The Answer Man; Hembeck!
  20. 19. Earn a Star Wars Micro Electronic Digital Watch
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
  21. 20. Watch the Explorers Come to Life
    Carter's
  22. 21. Build the Stars of TV's Battlestar Galactica
    Monogram Models, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dan Stevenson
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