The Flash #159
(March 1966)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan, July & Oct.
On-sale date
1966-01-20
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, 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 Capt. Storm #12 and copyright registration.


The Flash's Final Fling! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Barry Allen [Flash]
Reprints
Keywords
go-go checks

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Credits from other GCD indexes of the same PSA.

The Flash's Final Fling! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 11.34 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Kid Flash [Wally West]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Story in two parts of 5.67 pages each.

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

Amazing Speeds / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
About 3,000,000,000,000,000,000 electrons stream through...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Between first and second parts of first Flash story.

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
6361
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom, can I use your hair dryer?

Indexer Notes

Between first and second parts of first Flash story.

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Richard Flinchbaugh, Steve Delaplain, John Amato, and Steve Maurer.

Big Blast in Rocket City! (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Flash's Final Fling!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. The Flash's Final Fling!
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["About 3,000,000,000,000,000,000 electrons stream through..."]
    Amazing Speeds
  5. 4. ["Mom, can I use your hair dryer?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  8. 7. Big Blast in Rocket City!
    The Flash
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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