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(September-October 1956)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover penciler and inker credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (9 January 2008).

Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen] (introduction, scientist, origin); The Flash [Jay Garrick] (image only); Iris West (introduction); The Turtle Man [aka later as The Turtle] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
By a freak accident involving lab chemicals and lightning, Barry Allen becomes the fastest man alive and originates a costume based on the comic adventures of the Flash from the 1940's. And it's a good thing too: for he must now face the Turtle Man, termed "The Slowest Man Alive".
Reprints:
Keywords:
comic book; lightning

Wonders of Speed! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Man Who Broke the Time Barrier! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Mazdan (villain)
Synopsis:
The criminal Mazdan was tried for his crimes and sentenced to be sent to a future time period where he could harm nobody but was accidentally sent backwards to the 20th century, where he is captured by the Flash.
Reprints:
Keywords:
time travel
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
    The Flash
  3. 2. Wonders of Speed!
  4. 3. The Man Who Broke the Time Barrier!
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner