(October 1964)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
8 times yearly
On-sale date:
1964-08-20
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 US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Scarlet Speedster's Most Treacherous Traps! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash; Weather Wizard

Giant Flash (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Flash

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Around the World in 80 Minutes! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; The Black Cat; El Claw
Synopsis:
Police scientist Barry Allen invents a radio watch which picks up S.O.S. calls from many different countries, in order for him to avert these catastrophies, he must literally race around the world in eighty minutes.
Reprints:

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Giants of the Time-World! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Aliens
Synopsis:
When Iris West disappears whilst on an assignment, The Flash follows her into another dimension. In order for them to return safely he must battle alien beings who grow to the size of giants within the space of one hour.
Reprints:

The Master of Mirrors (Table of Contents: 5)

The Flash / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; The Mirror Master [Scudder]; Wilkins
Synopsis:
Scudder, a small time criminal, discovers he can solidify images from his trick mirrors, he then uses this knowledge to commit crimes as The Mirror Master.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin and first appearance of The Mirror Master.

Scudder's christian name is not referred to in this story, he will not be named as Sam Scudder until The Flash, (DC, 1959 series) #239 (February 1976).

In The Flash, (DC, 1959 series) #219 (Dec 1972 - Jan 1973), he was briefly referred to as Joe Scudder. Both later stories scripted by Cary Bates.

Writer Bates later combines both Mirror Master id.s as Samuel Joseph Scudder, from - The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #255 (November 1977)

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Nine Empty Uniforms! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Ginger Stanton; Larry Stanton; Jim Stanton; The Bobtails; Chips Chuggo
Synopsis:
Jay Garrick and The Flash help aging baseball team, The Bobtails, regain their confidence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Golden Age Flash story.

Flash's Rogues' Gallery (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Boomerang; Pied Piper; Captain Cold; Mr. Element; The Trickster; Weather Wizard; Reverse-Flash; Abra Kadabra; Mirror Master; The Top; Heat Wave; Super-Gorilla Grodd
Synopsis:
Pin-up of Flash-villains.
Reprints:

The Challenge of the Weather Wizard! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Flash / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Weather Wizard [Mark Mardon]
Synopsis:
Escaped criminal Mark Mardon reaches his brother Clyde's house to lie low, however, on entering finds his brother dead. He then uses Clyde's notes on weather control for crime and assumes the identity of The Weather Wizard.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin and first appearance of The Weather Wizard.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Day Flash Weighed 1000 Pounds! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Flash / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Super-Gorilla Grodd; William Dawson; Solovar
Synopsis:
Grodd, the Super-Gorilla has seemingly died in Gorilla City, in reality he has found a way to take over the mind of a human being (William Dawson). As Dawson, he invents a gun which causes The Flash to absorb vast amounts of moisture from the air, bulking him up to 1000 pounds in weight.
Reprints:

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

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

["Be first in your neighborhood..."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Includes writer and artist credits and original issue details for the reprints in this issue.

Best Wishes from Barry ("Flash") Allen, Jay ("Flash") Garrick, Wally ("Kid Flash") West (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Kid Flash [Wally West]
Synopsis:
Pin-up of the three super-speedsters.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Scarlet Speedster's Most Treacherous Traps!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Giant Flash
    The Flash
  3. 2. Around the World in 80 Minutes!
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    Green Lantern; Justice League of America
  5. 4. Giants of the Time-World!
    The Flash
  6. 5. The Master of Mirrors
    The Flash
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  8. 7. Nine Empty Uniforms!
    The Flash
  9. 8. Flash's Rogues' Gallery
  10. 9. The Challenge of the Weather Wizard!
    The Flash
  11. 10. ["For the very best..."]
    Detective Comics; Batman
  12. 11. The Day Flash Weighed 1000 Pounds!
    The Flash
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  14. 13. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  16. 15. Best Wishes from Barry ("Flash") Allen, Jay ("Flash") Garrick, Wally ("Kid Flash") West
This issue was most recently modified by:
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