The Flash #116
(November 1960)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly with the exception of January, April, July and October
On-sale Date
1960-09-01
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 (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Man Who Stole Central City! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (uncredited)
Inks
Joe Giella (uncredited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp (uncredited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Teacher Elider
Reprints

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Stole Central City! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (uncredited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (uncredited)
Inks
Joe Giella (uncredited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; World 86 Dimension 24 [Teacher Elider; Pgrie; Modrie [M. Odriex] (lab assistant, villain)]; Lefty Dolan Gang (villains)
Synopsis
Aliens from another dimension monitor Central City as a teaching aide in an advanced classroom, but when the students see Flash in trouble they come to his rescue.
Reprints

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Amazing Speeds! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It takes about 90 seconds for blood to circulate through the human body…
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Speed fact illustrated panels.
On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

A City 100 Miles Down! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[A Hare... And a Rabbit...] (Table of Contents: 6)

What's the Difference Between / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; animal

Indexer Notes

Fact panels.

Free! British Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamps / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Keep Learning-- The Key to Success! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily (uncredited)
Inks
Bernard Baily (uncredited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp (uncredited)

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Bob; Bob’s dad; Frank
Synopsis
Bob wants to quit school until he realizes how it will affect his future.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As a follower of Flash since he originally wore Mercury’s silver, winged cap…

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Roy Thomas Jr., William A. Zapata Jr., Joseph Debaire, Robert Geling.

The Race to Thunder Hill! (Table of Contents: 10)

Kid Flash / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (uncredited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (uncredited)
Inks
Joe Giella (uncredited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Jimmy King; Kitty Clark; Professor Bob West; Mr. Gardner; Mr. Cooper; Bank Robbers [Mike (villain); Boomer (villain)]; Thunder Hill Police; Doctor
Synopsis
Kid Flash prevents two bank robbers from getting away with stealing his dad’s car during a rally.
Reprints

Learn Radio-Television Electronics (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute Home Study Course / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fix Any Car in a Jiffy! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Motor’s Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Stole Central City!
    The Flash
  2. 1. ["Dear Friend - My name is Charles Atlas."]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Man Who Stole Central City!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Just Imagine!
    Justice League
  5. 4. ["It takes about 90 seconds for blood to circulate through the human body…"]
    Amazing Speeds!
  6. 5. A City 100 Miles Down!
    Cave Carson
  7. 6. [A Hare... And a Rabbit...]
    What's the Difference Between
  8. 7. Free! British Empire Stamps
    Garcelon Stamps
  9. 8. Keep Learning-- The Key to Success!
  10. 9. ["As a follower of Flash since he originally wore Mercury’s silver, winged cap…"]
    Flash-Grams
  11. 10. The Race to Thunder Hill!
    Kid Flash
  12. 11. Learn Radio-Television Electronics
    National Radio Institute Home Study Course
  13. 12. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes
  14. 13. Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  15. 14. Fix Any Car in a Jiffy!
    Motor’s Auto Repair Manual
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