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Price:
49.99 USD; 57.99 CAD
Pages:
256
On-sale date:
2009-03-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Scott Nybakken (collected edition)
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket

Issue Notes

Black and white reconstruction on selected interior pages by Digikore. Series design by Alex Jay/Studio J. Publication design by Ternard Solomon.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West]

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

Flash / table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]

Foreword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Peyer
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]

[Cover - The Flash #133]; Plight of the Puppet-Flash! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Abra Kadabra
Reprints:

The Plight of the Puppet-Flash! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Jackson; Abra Kadabra (villain)
Synopsis:
Abra Kadabra turns Flash into a puppet.
Reprints:

Secret of the Handicapped Boys! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Mary West (Wally's Mom); Tommy; Jerry; Harry Watkins; Andy; Freddy Garson; Dave Dent
Synopsis:
Three handicapped boys accidentally discover that Wally West is Kid Flash.
Reprints:

[Cover - The Flash #134]; The Man Who Mastered Absolute Zero! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart]
Reprints:

The Man Who Mastered Absolute Zero! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Iris West; Dr. Hutson; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart] (villain)
Synopsis:
Exposure to an unknown radiation causes Elongated Man to foil Flash's attempts to capture Captain Cold.
Reprints:

The Threat of the Absent-Minded Professor! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Professor T. H. West (first appearance); Frank Enwood (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Criminals threaten to kill Barry if Professor West doesn't help them fix their nuclear-ray projector.
Reprints:

[Cover - The Flash #135]; Secret of the Three Super-Weapons! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West]
Reprints:

Secret of the Three Super-Weapons! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 24.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Mary West; Ryla (first appearance); The Makryds (first appearance; villains)
Synopsis:
While fighting an alien invasion, Wally gets a new uniform.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Kid Flash gets new uniform.

[Cover - The Flash #136]; The Mirror Master's Invincible Bodyguards! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]
Reprints:

The Mirror Master's Invincible Bodyguards! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]
Synopsis:
Mirror Master plans some spectacular crimes after he busts out of prison so he can rise up the prison newspaper's "Most Successful Criminal Poll."
Reprints:

Barry Allen--You're the Flash! --and I Can Prove It! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Rod Pagin (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
A criminal uses a post-hypnotic suggestion on the Flash, resulting in him almost revealing his secret identity.
Reprints:

[Cover - The Flash #137]; Vengeance of the Immortal Villain! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Vandal Savage
Reprints:

Vengeance of the Immortal Villain! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 24.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Justice Society of America [JSA; Atom [Al Pratt] (Earth-2); Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider] (Earth-2); Flash [Jay Garrick] (Earth-2); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (Earth-2); Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (Earth-2); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (Earth-2)]; Iris West; Joan Williams [Joan Garrick]; Vandal Savage [also as Vandr Adg] (villain; origin)
Synopsis:
Vandal Savage tries to exact vengeance on the retired Justice Society. Barry goes to Earth-2 to help Jay free the other JSA members.
Reprints:

[Cover - The Flash #138]; The Pied Piper's Double Doom! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Pied Piper [Hartley Rathaway]
Reprints:

The Pied Piper's Double Doom! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Tower City police officers; Sue Dibny; Iris West; Pied Piper [Hartley Rathaway] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Pied Piper uses his musical control to force both The Flash and The Elongated Man to commmit robberies and forget they did so, but the heroes meet while trying to solve each others' crimes and realize the Pied Piper is behind the scheme, and defeat him.
Reprints:

Mystery of the Matinee Idol! (Table of Contents)

Kid Flash / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Dexter Myles (first appearance); Blue Valley Summer Festival Commissioner; Mayor of Blue Valley; Sheriff of Blue Valley; Rudolph West; Mary West; Charley (villain); two unnamed common crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
Two crooks try to use Dexter Myles as a diversion to stage a jail break of their comrade, but are foiled by Kid Flash, and Dexter is awarded a spot in the summer festival Playhouse production.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A new feature of Kid Flash's new costume appears for the first time; the hair spray used to change his hair from red to brown when appearing as Kid Flash. Intro Dexter Myles, who later becomes curator of the Flash Museum.

[Cover - The Flash #139]; Menace of the Reverse-Flash! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Professor Zoom [The Reverse-Flash]
Reprints:

Menace of the Reverse Flash! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 24.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Dr. Walter Drake; Professor Zoom [The Reverse-Flash] (first appearance; origin)
Synopsis:
A time capsule sent directly to the future results in the creation of a new menace for the Flash... Professor Zoom, the Reverse-Flash.
Reprints:

[Cover - The Flash #140]; The Heat is On... for Captain Cold! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart]; Heat Wave [Mick Rory]
Reprints:

The Heat Is On... For Captain Cold (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Dream Girl [Priscilla Varner] (first appearance); Henry Willens (first appearance); Captain Cold [Leonard Snart] (villain); Heat Wave [Mick Rory] (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Captain Cold teams up with a new villain... Heat Wave, to take down the Flash and prove their worth to the Dream Girl.
Reprints:

Metal Eater From The Stars! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West
Synopsis:
Flash stops an alien energy being.
Reprints:

[Cover - The Flash #141]; The Mystery of Flash's Third Identity! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Top [Roscoe Dillon]
Reprints:

The Mystery of the Flash's Third Identity! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen; also as Missile Man]; Iris West; Jimmy Darrel (first appearance); Top [Roscoe Dillon] (villain); Paul Gambi (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Flash discovers the existence of Paul Gambi, the tailor for the Rogue's Gallery, while stopping the Top from a crime spree.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Paul Gambi is revealed as the tailor for the super-villains. The name is taken from contemporary fan Paul Gambicini.

Slowdown in Time! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Professor T. H. West
Synopsis:
Professor West believes he's figured out that Barry Allen is the Flash.
Reprints:

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Biographies for Murphy Anderson, John Broome, Gardner Fox, Joe Giella, Carmine Infantino and Julius Schwartz.

The DC Archives Editions (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

DC Archive checklist.

[Cover Gallery] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Abra Kadabra; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Vandal Savage; Professor Zoom [The Reverse-Flash]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Reprints covers from The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #133, #135, #137 and #139.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Flash
  3. 2. Foreword
  4. 3. [Cover - The Flash #133]; Plight of the Puppet-Flash!
    Flash
  5. 4. The Plight of the Puppet-Flash!
    Flash
  6. 5. Secret of the Handicapped Boys!
    Kid Flash
  7. 6. [Cover - The Flash #134]; The Man Who Mastered Absolute Zero!
    Flash
  8. 7. The Man Who Mastered Absolute Zero!
    Flash
  9. 8. The Threat of the Absent-Minded Professor!
    Flash
  10. 9. [Cover - The Flash #135]; Secret of the Three Super-Weapons!
    Flash
  11. 10. Secret of the Three Super-Weapons!
    Flash
  12. 11. [Cover - The Flash #136]; The Mirror Master's Invincible Bodyguards!
    Flash
  13. 12. The Mirror Master's Invincible Bodyguards!
    Flash
  14. 13. Barry Allen--You're the Flash! --and I Can Prove It!
    Flash
  15. 14. [Cover - The Flash #137]; Vengeance of the Immortal Villain!
    Flash
  16. 15. Vengeance of the Immortal Villain!
    Flash
  17. 16. [Cover - The Flash #138]; The Pied Piper's Double Doom!
    Flash
  18. 17. The Pied Piper's Double Doom!
    Flash
  19. 18. Mystery of the Matinee Idol!
    Kid Flash
  20. 19. [Cover - The Flash #139]; Menace of the Reverse-Flash!
    Flash
  21. 20. Menace of the Reverse Flash!
    Flash
  22. 21. [Cover - The Flash #140]; The Heat is On... for Captain Cold!
    Flash
  23. 22. The Heat Is On... For Captain Cold
    Flash
  24. 23. Metal Eater From The Stars!
    Flash
  25. 24. [Cover - The Flash #141]; The Mystery of Flash's Third Identity!
    Flash
  26. 25. The Mystery of the Flash's Third Identity!
    Flash
  27. 26. Slowdown in Time!
    Flash
  28. 27. Biographies
  29. 28. The DC Archives Editions
  30. 29. [Cover Gallery]
    Flash
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