(June-July 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

Danger in the Air! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Danger in the Air! (Table of Contents: 1)

Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Trickster [James Jesse] (first appearance; origin; villain)
Synopsis:
The first appearance and origin of the Trickster.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

vs Trickster, 1st; also in 121, 129, 142, 152, 177, 209, 228.

["Although a stroke of lightning appears to be a single continuous discharge..."] (Table of Contents: 2)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[S-267]

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Flash Facts on Lightning.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number added in reprint in Flash 192.

Appears after page 6 of the Trickster story.

["Escape velocity is the minimum speed..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Be Your Own Boss! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Flash-Grams / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bill Reynolds, Paul Feuerstein, Tom Smythe, John Ferrazzano.

One response mentions that the Flash artist is Carmine Infantino and that he won the best comic book cartoonist of the year from the National Cartoonists Society for 1959.

The Man Who Claimed the Earth! (Table of Contents: 6)

Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Dr. Wiley Summers; Zus; Boryas; Po-Siden (villain)
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Danger in the Air!
    Flash
  2. 1. Danger in the Air!
    Flash
  3. 2. ["Although a stroke of lightning appears to be a single continuous discharge..."]
    Flash Facts
  4. 3. ["Escape velocity is the minimum speed..."]
    Amazing Speeds!
  5. 4. Be Your Own Boss!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  7. 6. The Man Who Claimed the Earth!
    Flash
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