The Flash #122
(August 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
1961-06-06
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Beware the Atomic Grenade! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Inks originally credited to Joe Giella.

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

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beware the Atomic Grenade! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Anton Previn; The Top [Roscoe Dillon] (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Fashion designer Anton Previn gives Iris a make-over while Flash battles a new villain, The Top.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Top who also appears in issues 141, 155, 157, 174, 219.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

At Last! The Giant Comic Book You've Dreamed About Is Here! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Amazing Speeds / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Normally, it takes 26 seconds for blood...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Facts about the circulatory system, Saturn, sound and river water.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Letters from Louis B. Cohen, Bill Spangler, Steve Struck, Parley Holman, Tom Quigley, Joe Garrett, Paul Gambaccini and Frederick Norwood.

The Face Behind the Mask! (Table of Contents: 11)

Kid Flash / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Kitty Clark; Mrs. Carter Wright; Silver Mask [Eddie Farrell]; Manager Harry (villain)
Synopsis
Silver Mask, a boy singer, is being blackmailed by Harry who knows that he used to be part of a gang.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beware the Atomic Grenade!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  3. 2. Beware the Atomic Grenade!
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  6. 5. At Last! The Giant Comic Book You've Dreamed About Is Here!
    Secret Origins
  7. 6. ["Normally, it takes 26 seconds for blood..."]
    Amazing Speeds
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  9. 8. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Giant Batman Annual
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  12. 11. The Face Behind the Mask!
    Kid Flash
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Merlin Haas
  • John Brichetto
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • David Southwood
  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • Gregory Fischer
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