(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)

The 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:

Test Your Talent! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Danger in the Air! (Table of Contents: 2)

The 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.

The Readers' Choice! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America; Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Although a stroke of lightning appears to be a single continuous discharge..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

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.

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

["Escape velocity is the minimum speed..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Be Your Own Boss! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

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

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: 8)

The 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:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Danger in the Air!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Test Your Talent!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Danger in the Air!
    The Flash
  4. 3. The Readers' Choice!
    The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America; Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master
  5. 4. ["Although a stroke of lightning appears to be a single continuous discharge..."]
    Flash Facts
  6. 5. ["Escape velocity is the minimum speed..."]
    Amazing Speeds!
  7. 6. Be Your Own Boss!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  9. 8. The Man Who Claimed the Earth!
    The Flash
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
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