(December 1963)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of January, April, July and October
On-sale date:
1963-10-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

The Mystery of Flash's Third Identity! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Top [Roscoe Dillon]
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The Mystery of the Flash's Third Identity! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen; also as Missile Man]; Iris West; Jimmy Darrel (first appearance); Top [Roscoe Dillon] (villain); Paul Gambi (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Flash discovers the existence of Paul Gambi, the tailor for the Rogue's Gallery, while stopping the Top from a crime spree.
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Indexer Notes

Paul Gambi is revealed as the tailor for the super-villains. The name is taken from contemporary fan Paul Gambaccini.
"Gambo", as he is sometimes referred to, is now a respected U.K. radio broadcaster and holds dual U.K/U.S. nationality.(born in the U.S.).

Slowdown in Time! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Professor T. H. West
Synopsis:
Professor West believes he's figured out that Barry Allen is the Flash.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mystery of Flash's Third Identity!
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Flash's Third Identity!
    Flash
  3. 2. Slowdown in Time!
    Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Walker
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • David Southwood
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ed Boner