The Flash #111
(February-March 1960)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1959-12-22
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

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)

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

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A flash spectrum is the spectrum of the solar chromosphere...
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 [Steve; Georgie]; Golden Eagles (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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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