The Flash #338 [direct-sales]
(October 1984)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-06-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Cary Bates
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

This issue has variants.


The Fastest Man Alive Is Stalked By The Most Dangerous Man Alive! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Big Sir [Dufus P. Ratchet]

Revenge of the Rogues! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-4453

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Big Sir [Dufus P. Ratchet] (intro; villain); Flash [Barry Allen]; Pied Piper [Hartley Rathaway]; Police Captain Frye; Captain Boomerang [Digger Harkness]; Mirror Master [Joe Scudder]; Dr. Norris Dreed; Nathan Newbury; Cecile Horton; Dwayne Horton; Trickster [James Jesse]; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart]; Weather Wizard [Mark Mardon]; Sidney Dithers
Synopsis:
The Rogues believe that the Flash has caused Pied Piper's nervous breakdown and they create Big Sir to get their revenge.

Indexer Notes

This is the first appearance of Big Sir who is also in #339-341. This issue mentions "The Monitor" and his assistant "Lyta", making it a very early Crisis on Infinite Earths tie-in.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Giordano; Elliott S. Maggin
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Elliot S. Maggin writes a letter to Julius Schwartz about Superman #400 and Dick Giordano adds more information about the issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flashgrams / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
S-4453
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fastest Man Alive Is Stalked By The Most Dangerous Man Alive!
    Flash
  2. 1. Revenge of the Rogues!
    Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Flashgrams
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • David Southwood
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ed Boner