(March 1977)

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Volume:
28
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (with the exception of Feb., April, July, and Oct.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
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

Cover proclaims "Now Monthly" but indicia still lists only 8 times per year. The letters page confirms the new monthly schedule.


Can Even Two Flashes Overcome the Mystic Power of Abra Kadabra? (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Frank Springer
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2511

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Abra Kadabra
Synopsis:
Abra Kadabra holds Flash [Jay Garrick] in a spell.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from Comic Reader #138, previously credited to Dick Giordano.
Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Super Bodybuilding Course (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Universal Bodybuilding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mad, Mad Earth of Abra Kadabra! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates (credited)
Pencils:
Irv Novick (credited)
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2467

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Abra Kadabra; police officers of 6376 A.D.; robot prison guards of 6376 A.D.; Joan Garrick
Synopsis:
Abra Kadabra has rigged some radiation so that he is sent to the past when Flash [Allen] punches him, creating the illusion of his murder, so the Flash is sent to prison in 6376 A.D. However, the past Abra Kadabra is sent to is on Earth 2, where he does battle with Jay Garrick before Barry Allen escapes prison and helps to defeat him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

That Dirty Beach (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Announcing Dollar Comics (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Join the Dinky Starfleet... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dinky Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look, Friends! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mighty Meat Snack Conquers the Horrible Hungries. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Slim Jim / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Discover Leathercraft for Only $1.95! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tandy Leather Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

And Now...We Interrupt This Comic to Bring You a Word from Your New Publisher... (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn (signed)
Pencils:
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks:
Neal Adams (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jenette Kahn
Synopsis:
Jenette Kahn recounts some of the recent officer changes at DC and her background in publishing.
Keywords:
editorial

Indexer Notes

Includes a note from Jack Adler, Vice-President of DC.
On third page between pages 10-11 of story.

Now You Can Call Toll-Free to DC on the...Direct Currents Hot-Line!; ["Had enough sanity?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Make Money Customizing (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Customizing Center / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Your Dreams Can Become a Reality with a Duraclean Service Business (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Duraclean International / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Hey kids...now you can get your secret agent pen."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

LSR Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Fast Track to a Cool Job! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

North American School of Motorcycle Repair / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Enter the DC Super-Star Galaxy of Goodies! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

NCG Merchandise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flash-Grams (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2518

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Letters regarding Flash #243-244 from: Peter Sanderson; Mike White; Keith Sillman; Gary Lockridge, with an illustration.

Daily Planet Volume 76 Issue 31 Week of November 29, 1976 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daily Planet; Direct Currents; Trivia Quiz; Lola Barnett's Comicsworld / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Circle Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What's the Next Best Thing to Riding in a Jaguar? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Can Even Two Flashes Overcome the Mystic Power of Abra Kadabra?
    Flash
  2. 1. Super Bodybuilding Course
    Universal Bodybuilding
  3. 2. The Mad, Mad Earth of Abra Kadabra!
    Flash
  4. 3. That Dirty Beach
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. Announcing Dollar Comics
    DC Comics
  6. 5. Join the Dinky Starfleet...
    Dinky Toys
  7. 6. Look, Friends!
    Grit
  8. 7. The Mighty Meat Snack Conquers the Horrible Hungries.
    Slim Jim
  9. 8. Discover Leathercraft for Only $1.95!
    Tandy Leather Company
  10. 9. Write Right Now!
  11. 10. And Now...We Interrupt This Comic to Bring You a Word from Your New Publisher...
  12. 11. Now You Can Call Toll-Free to DC on the...Direct Currents Hot-Line!; ["Had enough sanity?"]
  13. 12. Write Right Now!
  14. 13. Make Money Customizing
    Customizing Center
  15. 14. Your Dreams Can Become a Reality with a Duraclean Service Business
    Duraclean International
  16. 15. ["Hey kids...now you can get your secret agent pen."]
    LSR Corp.
  17. 16. Fast Track to a Cool Job!
    North American School of Motorcycle Repair
  18. 17. Enter the DC Super-Star Galaxy of Goodies!
    NCG Merchandise
  19. 18. Flash-Grams
    Flash-Grams
  20. 19. Daily Planet Volume 76 Issue 31 Week of November 29, 1976
    Daily Planet; Direct Currents; Trivia Quiz; Lola Barnett's Comicsworld
  21. 20. 204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    American Circle Corp.
  23. 22. What's the Next Best Thing to Riding in a Jaguar?
    Monogram Models, Inc.
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