(February-March 1960)

DC, 1959 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:
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

Invasion of the Cloud Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Cloud Creatures
Reprints:

Invasion of the Cloud Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Dr. Wiley Summers; Cloud Creatures (villains)
Synopsis:
Dr. Wiley Summers discovers Cloud Creatures who want to take over the Earth.
Reprints:

It's Fun to Help Others (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Superboy shows some kids several helpful things they can do as volunteers.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Speed of Sound! (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1959.
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld, S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as Trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I. Rappaport and A.S. Herzog as Trustees for L. Liebowitz and J.H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Volcanoes (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Introducing the Justice League of America (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #28 [first Justice League], on sale December 29

["A flash spectrum is the spectrum of the solar chromosphere..."] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

The Challenge of the Crimson Crows! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Flash [Barry Allen]; The Crimson Crows (villains)
Synopsis:
In Kid Flash's first solo adventure, he must stop a gang of kids before they get into trouble.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Spin off from the Flash strip in Flash #110. Early Kid Flash stories deal with teen-age problems as perceived by Schwartz and co. Kid Flash is also a member of the Teen Titans.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Invasion of the Cloud Creatures!
    Flash
  2. 1. Invasion of the Cloud Creatures!
    Flash
  3. 2. It's Fun to Help Others
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Speed of Sound!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Volcanoes
  7. 6. Introducing the Justice League of America
    Justice League of America
  8. 7. ["A flash spectrum is the spectrum of the solar chromosphere..."]
    Flash Facts
  9. 8. The Challenge of the Crimson Crows!
    Kid Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • David Southwood
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ed Boner