The Flash #140
(November 1963)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale Date
1963-09-12
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 copyright registration. On-sale date of September 19 in ad in Flash Annual #1.

The Heat Is On... For Captain Cold! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart]; Heat Wave
Reprints

Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Heat Is On... For Captain Cold (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Dream Girl [Priscilla Varner] (first appearance); Henry Willens (first appearance); Captain Cold [Leonard Snart] (villain); Heat Wave [Mick Rory] (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Captain Cold teams up with a new villain... Heat Wave, to take down the Flash and prove their worth to the Dream Girl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Vs Heat Wave, 1st. Also in 155, 166, 174, 193, 226. Heat Wave's id as Mick Rory will be revealed in The Flash (DC 1959 series) #226 (March-April 1974)

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Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

[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
Meteors with velocities up to 26 miles per second...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Metal-Eater from the Stars! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West
Synopsis
Flash stops an alien energy being.
Reprints

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

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104 Cars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Aurora; Frankenstein / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Heat Is On... For Captain Cold!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Your United Nations at Work
  3. 2. The Heat Is On... For Captain Cold
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Flash Annual
  6. 5. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. ["Meteors with velocities up to 26 miles per second..."]
    Amazing Speeds!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  12. 11. The Metal-Eater from the Stars!
    The Flash
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Aurora; Frankenstein
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