The Flash #128
(May 1962)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly with the exception of January, April, July and October
On-sale Date
1962-03-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Strange Adventures #139 and copyright registration.

The Case of the "Real-Gone" Flash! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Abra Kadabra (partial)
Reprints

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Real-Gone Flash! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 17.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Abra Kadabra (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Abra Kadabra, a magician in the 64th century, travels to the past and becomes a criminal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Vs Abra Kadabra, 1st. Also 133, 149, 163, 170, 182, 212.

Story in two chapters: unnumbered chapter 1 (9 pages), Chapter 2 (8.67 pages)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Moon falls about 1/20th of an inch...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

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

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

Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Mystery in Space; Adam Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from James Morrison, Lee Miller, Fred Bronson, Paul Seydor, Bolo Morgan, Michael Searles, Sandra C. Hamilton, and Johnny Carpenter; includes Flash Announcements!

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

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

The Origin of the Flash's Masked Identity! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Flash / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen] (origin); The Flash [Jay Garrick] (on a Golden Age cover that Barry Allen is holding); Dr. Bailey (Jay's physician); art thieves (villains)
Synopsis
Barry muses to himself, while reading a Golden Age issue of Flash Comics, of what it would be like if the Scarlet Speedster would operate maskless rather than as he now does.
Reprints
Keywords
Central City; Keystone City; National Science Conference

Indexer Notes

Majority of this story is a daydream by Barry Allen.

[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
The lowest temperature at which oil will decompose...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the "Real-Gone" Flash!
    The Flash
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. The Case of the Real-Gone Flash!
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["The Moon falls about 1/20th of an inch..."]
    Amazing Speeds!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc.
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mystery in Space; Adam Strange
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. The Origin of the Flash's Masked Identity!
    The Flash
  11. 10. ["The lowest temperature at which oil will decompose..."]
    Flash Facts
  12. 11. Time-Out for Talk!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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