The Flash #274 [Whitman Variant]
(June 1979)

DC, 1959 Series
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Volume:
31
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:
Ross Andru
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) #274.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-972

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Frank Curtis
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Mark of the Beast! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5930

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Clive Yorkin; Dr. Gilbert Nephron; prison guards; Detective Frank Curtis; Chief Matthew Paulson; common criminals; Iris Allen; Melanie
Synopsis:
Clive Yorkin escapes from prison after overusing the Nephron Machine and seriously injuring its inventor, and wanders to Barry Allen's house. Meanwhile, Barry is on a drug raid with Frank Curtis and is compelled to detour while returning home, by a psychic's powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin of Clive Yorkin as a superpowered madman. Continued from The Flash #273; continued in The Flash #275. References The Flash #271-273.

Here They Are! Batman & Robin With Magnetic Hands And Feet (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman & Robin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Someone Is Kidnapping the Great Chefs of Gotham City (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flash-Grams (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-267

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Letters regarding Flash #269-270 from: Robert A. Buethe; Tad Roy Christiansen; Tony Edwards; and Roger Schoolcraft, with an illustration.

Daily Planet Volume 79 Issue 9 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Street Ball (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spalding basketballs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Flash
  2. 1. The Mark of the Beast!
    Flash
  3. 2. Here They Are! Batman & Robin With Magnetic Hands And Feet
    Batman & Robin
  4. 3. Someone Is Kidnapping the Great Chefs of Gotham City
    Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  5. 4. Flash-Grams
    Flash-Grams
  6. 5. Daily Planet Volume 79 Issue 9
    Direct Currents; Ask The Answer Man!; Hembeck
  7. 6. Street Ball
    Spalding basketballs
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