The Flash #113
(June-July 1960)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1960-04-21
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.

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 [James Jesse]
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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
[S-267]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although a stroke of lightning appears to be a single continuous discharge...
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.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Escape velocity is the minimum speed...
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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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