The Flash #137
(June 1963)

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
1963-04-18
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Vengeance of the Immortal Villain! (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]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Vandal Savage
Reprints

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Vengeance of the Immortal Villain! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Justice Society of America [JSA; Atom [Al Pratt] (Earth-2); Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider] (Earth-2); Flash [Jay Garrick] (Earth-2); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (Earth-2); Johnny Thunder (Earth-2); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (Earth-2); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (Earth-2)]; Iris West; Joan Williams [Joan Garrick]; Vandal Savage [also as Vandr Adg] (villain, origin)
Synopsis
Vandal Savage tries to exact vengeance on the retired Justice Society. Barry goes to Earth-2 to help Jay free the other JSA members.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story across 25 pages in three parts of 8.67 pages, 6.67 pages, and 8.67 pages.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Expand... Inflate... Dilate...] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

The Swing Is to DC! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the two pages between page 16 and page 17 of the main story sequence.

Letters from Paul Gambaccini, Robert Weston, Walt Taylor, Larry Herndon, E. Nelson Bridwell, John DeVries, and Ian Pouppard.

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

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In order to reach its target...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Vengeance of the Immortal Villain!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. Vengeance of the Immortal Villain!
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [Expand... Inflate... Dilate...]
    What's the Difference Between
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park Admission
  7. 6. The Swing Is to DC!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  11. 10. ["In order to reach its target..."]
    Amazing Speeds!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  14. 13. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Matthew Head
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore