(April 1972)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of January, July and October
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
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

DC 100-Page Super Spectacular DC-11.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Captain Cold; Captain Boomerang; Pied Piper; The Top; Heat Wave; Mirror Master; Doc Magnus; Metal Men [Platinum; Mercury; Iron; Tin; Lead; Gold]; Quicksilver; Johnny Quick; The Wasp; Trickster

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover image

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-476

Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Quicksilver; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Johnny Quick

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Gauntlet of Super-Villains (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gorilla Grodd; The Top; Captain Boomerang; Heat Wave; Pied Piper; Captain Cold; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]; Flash [Barry Allen]; J.M. Leach (tailor); Solovar; Pola
Synopsis:
Gorilla Grodd uses his powers to switch bodies with a gorilla in the Central City zoo and from there he uses Flash's greatest foes to battle Flash until he can take control of Barry Allen's mind.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

23 pages because there are 3 1/3 page fillers inserted in this story.

["When meteors -- falling toward Earth..."] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts! / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about meteors.

["The counterclockwise winds of a tornado revolve..."] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts! / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the speeds of the winds in a tornado and the flying speed of ducks.

["Tidal Waves (more accurately called seismic sea waves..."] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts! / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Information about tidal waves.

[The Wasp] (Table of Contents)

Quicksilver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Quicksilver [Max]; The Wasp (first appearance; villain; death); Mr. Shaw; Mr. Lane
Synopsis:
When two greedy business owners cut the Wasp out of his rightful share of his invention he decides to kill them.
Reprints:

The Face Behind the Mask (Table of Contents)

Kid Flash / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-467

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Silver Mask [Eddie Farrell]; Mrs. Carter Wright; Harry (villain)
Synopsis:
Silver Mask, a boy singer, is being blackmailed by Harry who knows that he used to be part of a gang.
Reprints:

The Modern Paul Bunyan! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-471

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Paul Bunyan (statue)
Synopsis:
Johnny Quick and Tubby visit a Paul Bunyan festival. When crooks rob the gate Johnny uses stunts similar to what Paul Bunyan would have done to capture them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from index of original. Reprint lists art by Ralf Mayo which is believed to be incorrect.

A Tale of Three Tokens! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
PL112?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Jay Garrick]; Dr. Lane; Joan Williams; The Thinker; Earl Hoffrith
Synopsis:
The Thinker steal a time machine and plans to use it to rob banks but is stopped by the Flash and the inventor of the time machine.

Indexer Notes

Unpublished golden age story.

The Flaming Doom! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-469

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Colonel Henry Caspar; Dr. Will Magnus; Metal Men [Platinum; Gold; Lead; Iron; Mercury; Tin]
Synopsis:
The newly created Metal Men battle a pre-historic monster.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Introduction and origin of the Metal Men.

The Weather Wizard Blows Up A Storm! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-470

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Weather Wizard [Mark Marden]; Iris West; Jimmy Harlow; Tommy Davis; Billy Trent
Synopsis:
A student's science fair project can predict the moves of the Weather Wizard and gives Flash an assist in stopping his latest crime spree.
Reprints:

Famous Flash Covers (Table of Contents)

Flash / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash

Indexer Notes

Displays two famous Flash covers, Showcase #4 and The Flash #155.

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Gauntlet of Super-Villains
    Flash
  4. 3. ["When meteors -- falling toward Earth..."]
    Flash Facts!
  5. 4. ["The counterclockwise winds of a tornado revolve..."]
    Flash Facts!
  6. 5. ["Tidal Waves (more accurately called seismic sea waves..."]
    Flash Facts!
  7. 6. [The Wasp]
    Quicksilver
  8. 7. The Face Behind the Mask
    Kid Flash
  9. 8. The Modern Paul Bunyan!
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. A Tale of Three Tokens!
    Flash
  11. 10. The Flaming Doom!
    Metal Men
  12. 11. The Weather Wizard Blows Up A Storm!
    Flash
  13. 12. Famous Flash Covers
    Flash
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