(December 1959-January 1960)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1959-10-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
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

On-sale date from ad in Mystery in Space #56.


Challenge of the Weather Wizard! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Challenge of the Weather Wizard! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Leterese ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Weather Wizard [Mark Mardon] (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis:
The origin of the Weather Wizard.
Reprints:

["Luminous meteors -- called fireballs -- are sometimes..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 8 of the previous story sequence.

The Atom Servant to Man (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space; House of Secrets; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Should a passenger take off from New York City at noon..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Amazing Speeds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Weather Forecast! (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Meet Kid Flash! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Flash / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West] (introduction, Iris' nephew, origin); Iris West
Synopsis:
Wally West visits his Aunt Iris and meets the Flash, but during the meeting a freak accident with chemicals in Barry's lab gives Wally super speed, and he becomes Kid Flash. His first adventure centers around some escaped animals from the zoo.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Central City

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

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Flying Jet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Challenge of the Weather Wizard!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Challenge of the Weather Wizard!
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["Luminous meteors -- called fireballs -- are sometimes..."]
    Flash Facts
  5. 4. The Atom Servant to Man
  6. 5. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Mystery in Space; House of Secrets; Strange Adventures
  7. 6. ["Should a passenger take off from New York City at noon..."]
    Amazing Speeds
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  10. 9. Weather Forecast!
  11. 10. Meet Kid Flash!
    The Flash
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Flying Jet
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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