(June 1967)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Jan., July and Oct.
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 (credited)
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks:
Sid Greene (credited)
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) (Expand) /

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

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

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Extra (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (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) (Expand) /

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

["I want to dust all my models on display."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

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 Year! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Aurora Plastics Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mighty Muscles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Tank Trap (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. 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
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  10. 9. The Battle That Rocks The Universe!
    The Spectre; The Flash
  11. 10. ["I want to dust all my models on display."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  12. 11. Catalog Offer of The Year!
    Aurora Plastics Corp.
  13. 12. Boys, Men, Build, Develop Mighty Muscles
    Mighty Muscles
  14. 13. Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park
    Superman; Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. Tank Trap
    Helen of Toy Co.
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