(June 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:
1967-04-18
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

Why? (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

Here Lies The Flash--Dead and Unburied (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light; Green Ghost] (villain); Iris Allen; Dexter Miles; Charley Perkins; Justice League of America [Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; J'onn J'onzz; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Atom [Ray Palmer]] (flashback cameo); police laboratory assistants; Elizabeth Perkins; Mrs. Perkins
Synopsis:
Dr. Light has mastered a method of using light as disguise, which allows him to battle Flash disguised as the Green Ghost, a spider, Dexter Miles, and even a pile of jewels.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

References Justice League of America #12, The Atom #8, and Green Lantern #33.

It's A Comedy of Terrors (Table of Contents)

Scooter / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Scooter; Professor Kootchy-Koo Caramba

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Swing With Scooter #7, showing cover. Appears at bottom of story page 6.

Dive Into An Underwater World of Action With The GI Joe Frogman and Sea Sled (Table of Contents)

GI Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
GI Joe

Indexer Notes

Ad for GI Joe Frogman and Sea Sled set from Hasbro. Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

Flash-Grams Extra (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: L. L. Simpson; Charles Prudence; Robert Jennings; Mark Evanier; David Swift, with no replies. Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

Direct Currents (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Justice League of America [Wonder Woman; Batman; Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Mahunter [J'onn J'onzz]; The Atom]; The Royal Flush Gang; Superman; Hercules

Indexer Notes

Information on upcoming DC Comics with two illustrations (one from cover of Justice League of America #54). Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

Presenting The Man of The Hour - Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman [Clark Kent] / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

House ad for Superman 197 (80 Page Giant G-36), showing cover. Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

Fight Global Air Battles With Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents)

Planes / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for 116 toy airplanes from unnamed company in Rockville Centre, NY. On bottom of page 16 of story .

Flash-Grams (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters regarding Flash #167, from : Bruce Powers; Rick Conley; Don Markstein; Joseph Arul; Cary Bates; Kenneth Price; Robert Jennings; Bill Ray, with no replies. Appears between pages 16-17 of story sequence.

The Battle That Rocks The Universe! (Table of Contents)

The Spectre; The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre; The Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Brave and The Bold #72, showing cover. Appears between pages 16-17 of story sequence.

[Dusting Models] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
One boy shows another how to safely dust his models using a small paintbrush.

Indexer Notes

Idea is from Keith O'Camb. Appears between pages 16-17 of story sequence.

Catalog Offer of The Yaar! (Table of Contents)

Aurora models / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Aurora's 1967 model catalog, from Aurora Plastics Corp. Appears between pages 16-17 of story sequence.

Boys, Men, Build, Develop Mighty Muscles (Table of Contents)

Mighty Muscles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Mighty Muscles body building book. Appears between pages 18-19 of story sequence.

Be My Guest (Table of Contents)

Superman; Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Ad for Palisades Amusement Park. Appears on bottom half of last story page.

Tank Trap (Table of Contents)

Tank Trap / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tank Trap toy from Helen of Toy, Co.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Why?
    Flash
  2. 1. Here Lies The Flash--Dead and Unburied
    Flash
  3. 2. It's A Comedy of Terrors
    Scooter
  4. 3. Dive Into An Underwater World of Action With The GI Joe Frogman and Sea Sled
    GI Joe
  5. 4. Flash-Grams Extra
    Flash-Grams
  6. 5. Direct Currents
    Justice League of America; Superman
  7. 6. Presenting The Man of The Hour - Clark Kent!
    Superman [Clark Kent]
  8. 7. Fight Global Air Battles With Planes of All Nations
    Planes
  9. 8. Flash-Grams
    Flash-Grams
  10. 9. The Battle That Rocks The Universe!
    The Spectre; The Flash
  11. 10. [Dusting Models]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  12. 11. Catalog Offer of The Yaar!
    Aurora models
  13. 12. Boys, Men, Build, Develop Mighty Muscles
    Mighty Muscles
  14. 13. Be My Guest
    Superman; Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. Tank Trap
    Tank Trap
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