Showcase #14
(May-June 1958)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1958-03-18
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); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

4th Flash

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Giants of the Time-World! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?; Joe Giella ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]
Reprints
Keywords
hourglass

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Giants of the Time-World! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West
Synopsis
Iris is kidnapped by a UFO and Flash follows her into the fourth dimension where he stops an attack on the Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
fourth dimension; hourglass; sound barrier; time barrier; UFO

Wonders of Speed! (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The New Adventures of Charlie Chan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although an owl's eyes are set immovably in their sockets...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That-- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All birds' eggs are oval-shaped...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

The Man Who Changed the Earth! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Dr. Alchemy [Albert Desmond] (villain, origin, formerly Mr. Element); Ben Sniper
Synopsis
Mr. Element breaks out of prison and locates the Philosophers Stone, which allows him to transform any element into another.
Reprints
Keywords
Philosophers Stone

Our Remarkable Bodies! (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; medical

Buzzy Scoffs at "That Deep, Dark Secret!" (Table of Contents: 9)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; teen

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Giants of the Time-World!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Giants of the Time-World!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Wonders of Speed!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The New Adventures of Charlie Chan
  6. 5. ["Although an owl's eyes are set immovably in their sockets..."]
    Flash Facts
  7. 6. ["All birds' eggs are oval-shaped..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  8. 7. The Man Who Changed the Earth!
    The Flash
  9. 8. Our Remarkable Bodies!
  10. 9. Buzzy Scoffs at "That Deep, Dark Secret!"
    Buzzy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
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