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(May 1976)

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Volume:
27
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Oct., Jan., Apr., and July
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
0709893048505
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor); Rob Rozakis (assistant editor)
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

["Down with the Flash!"] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua] (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua] (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
John Workman
Job Number:
S-2262

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Mirror Master; Heat Wave (inset); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (vignette)
Synopsis:
Mirror Master is dragging The Flash through an angry crowd in the streets.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Colors and letters credits from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker, July 2010.

Twinkieless Gotham City (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Steal, Flash, Steal! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates (credited)
Pencils:
Irv Novick (credited)
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2239

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Tim Scott; Mirror Master; Iris Allen; Stacy Conwell; Dexter Myles [as Heat Wave]
Synopsis:
Mirror Master has used mesmerizing mirrors to make Flash believe he is a crook. The Flash commits several robberies before an assist from Dexter Myles, masquerading as Heat Wave, shows the Flash he is not a crook and allows him to capture Mirror Master.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Special Magic Set Offer from Charms (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Charms candy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New!! Order the Official Young America for '76 Bicentiennial T-Shirt Now... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Young America for '76 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Money Fast! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Anchor Specialties Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

What to Sink Your Teeth into When You're Hungry and You're Not a Werewolf. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Slim Jim / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

"There Must Be a Better Way to Earn a Living..." (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools (ICS) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

2 Giant Specials! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

"We Can Put DC Comics Right in Your Mail Box." (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

To Kill a Star! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils:
Mike Grell (credited)
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2229

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; a Guardian of The Universe; Itty; rulers of the planet Jotham; Ravagers of Olys
Synopsis:
Green Lantern is chasing the Ravagers, who attempt to kill the sun of Jotham, but he uses the nuclear reactors of a space ship to kick up the fusion activity of the sun.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look...Up into the Sky...It's a Bird...It's a Plan, No, It's Superwear! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

NCG Merchandise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gold Crown / Fighting Ships (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Note: New Price for These Back Issues! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash-Grams / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis (signed)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2271

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters regarding Flash #238 from readers Rich Hango, Bob Burros, T. E. Pouncy, and Chris Arnott.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Bernard Kashdan (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

For October 1, 1978. Total paid circulation: average of preceding 12 months = 169,000, most recent issue = 166,866.

204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash the Easy Olympic Way! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Down with the Flash!"]
    Flash
  2. 1. Twinkieless Gotham City
    Batman; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. Steal, Flash, Steal!
    Flash
  4. 3. Special Magic Set Offer from Charms
    Charms candy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith Co.
  6. 5. New!! Order the Official Young America for '76 Bicentiennial T-Shirt Now...
    Young America for '76
  7. 6. Write Right Now!
  8. 7. Make Money Fast!
    Anchor Specialties Co.
  9. 8. What to Sink Your Teeth into When You're Hungry and You're Not a Werewolf.
    Slim Jim
  10. 9. "There Must Be a Better Way to Earn a Living..."
    International Correspondence Schools (ICS)
  11. 10. 2 Giant Specials!
    DC Comics
  12. 11. "We Can Put DC Comics Right in Your Mail Box."
    DC Comics
  13. 12. To Kill a Star!
    Green Lantern
  14. 13. Write Right Now!
  15. 14. Look...Up into the Sky...It's a Bird...It's a Plan, No, It's Superwear!
    NCG Merchandise
  16. 15. Gold Crown / Fighting Ships
    Helen of Toy Co.
  17. 16. Note: New Price for These Back Issues!
    DC Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. 204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers
  21. 20. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash the Easy Olympic Way!
    Olympic Sales Club
  22. 21. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • David Southwood
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ed Boner