The Flash #117
(December 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
1960-10-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julie 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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Blackhawk #155 and copyright registration.


Here Comes Captain Boomerang! (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]; Captain Boomerang
Reprints

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Here Comes Captain Boomerang! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; W. W. Wiggins; Iris West; Captain Boomerang [Digger Harkness] (first appearance, origin, villain)
Synopsis
The first appearance and origin of Captain Boomerang.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Versus Captain Boomerang; also in #124, 148, 155, 174, 209 and 227.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Giant Superman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Children of Tomorrow! (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
advocacy

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Comparative Speed Records! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The winner of the first auto race in the United States...
Genre
non-fiction

The Madcap Inventors of Central City! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Toughy Boraz (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Revival of the Three Idiots, Winky, Blinky and Noddy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In its annual orbit around the sun...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

Task Force / 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) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Here Comes Captain Boomerang!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Here Comes Captain Boomerang!
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  5. 4. Children of Tomorrow!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  7. 6. ["The winner of the first auto race in the United States..."]
    Comparative Speed Records!
  8. 7. The Madcap Inventors of Central City!
    The Flash
  9. 8. ["In its annual orbit around the sun..."]
    Amazing Speeds!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Max Capp
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • David Southwood
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ed Boner