(August 1966)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of January, July and October
On-sale date:
1966-06-02
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from Direct Currents in Sea Devils #30.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Flash Stakes His Life On - - You! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Flash Stakes His Life-- On-- YOU! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Mrs. Prentiss (Housekeeper); David Gulch; Ben Haddon (Villain); Alice (homeless girl)
Synopsis:
Ben Haddon invents a device that makes everyone in Central City forget about the Flash, except for one homelss girl that Flash helped earlier that day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Policeman Is Your Friend! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis:
Children learn that policemen do more than just catch crooks.

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by Bob Bailey; Bob Hughes and Gene Reed.

Flash-Grams (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
G410

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Hobby hint by WM. Broughton of Mobile Alabama.

The Day Magic Exposed Flash's Secret Identity! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Abra Kadabra; Slor Disi (64th Century Policeman)
Synopsis:
Flash learns that Abra Kadabra comes from the future when a 64th Century Policeman come to the past to return Abra Kadabra to jail in his own time.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Includes a statement of ownership on the bottom of page 9. Average copies preceding 12 months: 462,000.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Flash Stakes His Life On - - You!
    Flash
  2. 1. The Flash Stakes His Life-- On-- YOU!
    Flash
  3. 2. The Policeman Is Your Friend!
  4. 3. Flash-Grams
    Flash-Grams
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. The Day Magic Exposed Flash's Secret Identity!
    Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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