The Flash #121
(June 1961)

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:
1961-04-18
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 copyright registration.


The Trickster Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

The Trickster Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; The Trickster [James Jesse] (villain)
Synopsis:
Flash versus the Trickster.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

Parents Have Rights, Too! (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) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman; Showcase; Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Flash-Grams / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Amazing Speeds / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
About 3,000,000,000,000,000,000 electrons...
Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Secret of the Stolen Blueprint! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Flash / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Pete Forester; Doris Hunt; "Beefy" Lawson; foreign agents (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Justice League of America; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Benjamin Franklin's lightning rod has been described...
Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

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

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Trickster Strikes Back!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Trickster Strikes Back!
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  5. 4. Parents Have Rights, Too!
  6. 5. ["For the very best..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman; Showcase; Aquaman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  8. 7. ["About 3,000,000,000,000,000,000 electrons..."]
    Amazing Speeds
  9. 8. Secret of the Stolen Blueprint!
    The Flash
  10. 9. ["For the very best..."]
    Justice League of America; Green Lantern
  11. 10. ["Benjamin Franklin's lightning rod has been described..."]
    Flash Facts
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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