The Flash #141
(December 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
1963-10-22
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
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 ad in The Atom #10 and copyright registration.


The Mystery of Flash's Third Identity! (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]; Top [Roscoe Dillon]
Reprints

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

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mystery of the Flash's Third Identity! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen; also as Missile Man]; Iris West; Jimmy Darrel (first appearance); Top [Roscoe Dillon] (villain); Paul Gambi (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Flash discovers the existence of Paul Gambi, the tailor for the Rogue's Gallery, while stopping the Top from a crime spree.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Paul Gambi is revealed as the tailor for the super-villains. The name is taken from contemporary fan Paul Gambaccini. "Gambo", as he is sometimes referred to, is now a respected U.K. radio broadcaster and holds dual U.K/U.S. nationality (born in the U.S.).

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

Mystery in Space; Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Formerly believed to be a weather phenomenon...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Slowdown in Time! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Professor T. H. West
Synopsis
Professor West believes he's figured out that Barry Allen is the Flash.
Reprints

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

My Greatest Adventure; The Doom Patrol / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

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

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fly-Over Chicane (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Gilbert Auto-rama / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mystery of Flash's Third Identity!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Flash's Third Identity!
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    Mystery in Space; Justice League of America
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold
  8. 7. ["Formerly believed to be a weather phenomenon..."]
    Flash Facts
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  10. 9. Slowdown in Time!
    The Flash
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    My Greatest Adventure; The Doom Patrol
  12. 11. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos
  17. 16. Fly-Over Chicane
    Gilbert Auto-rama
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