(February 1967)

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:
1966-12-06
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Real Origin of the Flash! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (Added by Greg Fischer, October 2007).

The Real Origin of the Flash! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (flashback); Mopee; Vandal Savage (flashback)
Synopsis:
In this story it is revealed Mopee, an Initiate 10th Class of the Heavenly Help-Mates, was responsible for creating The Flash.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Mopee's involvement in The Flash's origin was eventually ignored by DC editorial and creators and officially removed from Flash continuity in Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (DC 1985 series) #8, October 1985.

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Billy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Hypnotic Super-Speedster (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Dr. Erik Darren
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation / statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Real Origin of the Flash!
    Flash
  2. 1. The Real Origin of the Flash!
    Flash
  3. 2. Peace on Earth
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Billy
  5. 4. The Hypnotic Super-Speedster
    Kid Flash
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
    Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • David Southwood
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ed Boner