(February-March 1960)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

Invasion of the Cloud Creatures! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Cloud Creatures
Reprints:

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Hi-Power Binoculars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Invasion of the Cloud Creatures! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Dr. Wiley Summers; Cloud Creatures (villains)
Synopsis:
Dr. Wiley Summers discovers Cloud Creatures who want to take over the Earth.
Reprints:

Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Superboy shows some kids several helpful things they can do as volunteers.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

on the page immediately following page 9 of the previous story sequence

The Speed of Sound! (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 10 of the previous story sequence.

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

Continental Schools, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1959.
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld, S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as Trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I. Rappaport and A.S. Herzog as Trustees for L. Liebowitz and J.H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Volcanoes (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Introducing the Justice League of America (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["A flash spectrum is the spectrum of the solar chromosphere..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

The Challenge of the Crimson Crows! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Flash [Barry Allen]; The Crimson Crows (villains)
Synopsis:
In Kid Flash's first solo adventure, he must stop a gang of kids before they get into trouble.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Spin off from the Flash strip in Flash #110. Early Kid Flash stories deal with teen-age problems as perceived by Schwartz and co. Kid Flash is also a member of the Teen Titans.

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

Aircraft Carrier / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 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) /

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Invasion of the Cloud Creatures!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Hi-Power Binoculars
  4. 3. The Invasion of the Cloud Creatures!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!"
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Speed of Sound!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Continental Schools, Inc.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Volcanoes
  10. 9. Introducing the Justice League of America
    Justice League of America
  11. 10. ["A flash spectrum is the spectrum of the solar chromosphere..."]
    Flash Facts
  12. 11. The Challenge of the Crimson Crows!
    Kid Flash
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Aircraft Carrier
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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