(March-April 1958)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1958
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julie Schwartz (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

3rd Flash


Around the World in 80 Minutes! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Around the World in 80 Minutes! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Le Chat Noir (villain); El Claw (villain); Princess Tara
Synopsis:
Flash must stop crimes around the globe and still return to Central City in time to make his lunch date with Iris.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Egypt; Eiffel Tower; Mount Everest; Paris France; pyramid; submarine; torpedo

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement submitted by J.S. Liebowitz, Business Manager, on September 16, 1957. Appears on the bottom third of page 14 of the first story.

Flash of Lightning (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
nature
Synopsis:
Four illustrations showing how various cultures from history regarded lightning.

Gifts of Nature (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
nature

["The fastest moving thing on Earth is a tidal wave..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
math & science; nature
Reprints:

Master of the Elements! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Mr. Element [Albert Desmond] (first appearance, origin, villain, later called Dr. Alchemy); Argon (villain); Radon (villain); Krypton (villain); Xenon (villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Element and his henchmen shoot Flash into space in an attempt to get rid of him.
Reprints:

Do You Know What's Behind a Law? (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

This PSA ran in DC Comics cover dated March and March/April 1958.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Around the World in 80 Minutes!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Around the World in 80 Minutes!
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Flash of Lightning
  6. 5. Gifts of Nature
  7. 6. ["The fastest moving thing on Earth is a tidal wave..."]
    Flash Facts
  8. 7. Master of the Elements!
    The Flash
  9. 8. Do You Know What's Behind a Law?
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
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