The Flash #142
(February 1964)

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
1963-12-05
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 Strange Adventures #160 and copyright registration.


Perilous Pursuit of the Trickster! (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]; Trickster
Reprints
Keywords
bubbles

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Perilous Pursuit of the Trickster! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Trickster [James Jesse]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

vs the Trickster

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

Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!" (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

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

Justice League of America; The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

[Gravitation... Gravity...] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

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

Fred Bronner Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Puzzle of the Phantom Plunderers! (Table of Contents: 12)

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]; Ak-Zaka (introduction, leader of thieves on planet Kilor)
Reprints

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Amazing Speeds / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although a hurricane generally travels...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

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

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

Robert Edwards Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Growing Animal Circus / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Perilous Pursuit of the Trickster!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Perilous Pursuit of the Trickster!
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!"
  8. 7. ["For the very best..."]
    Justice League of America; The Atom
  9. 8. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  10. 9. [Gravitation... Gravity...]
    What's the Difference Between...
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Fred Bronner Corporation
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  13. 12. Puzzle of the Phantom Plunderers!
    The Flash
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. ["Although a hurricane generally travels..."]
    Amazing Speeds
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Robert Edwards Corp.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Growing Animal Circus
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