The Flash #161
(May 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:
1966-03-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julie 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 copyright registration.


The Mirror with 20-20 Vision! (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]; Mirror Master
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes cover reproduction of Flash #159.

The Case of the Curious Costume (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 13.34 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story based on the cover of #159. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Story in two parts of 5.67 and 7.67 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
6385

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
How do you keep all your small model parts in order?

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

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

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

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

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

The Mirror with 20-20 Vision! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]
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: 7)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That-- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
The floor of the Atlantic Ocean is level...
Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mirror with 20-20 Vision!
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Case of the Curious Costume
    The Flash
  3. 2. ["How do you keep all your small model parts in order?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. Health Myths Debunked!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  7. 6. The Mirror with 20-20 Vision!
    The Flash
  8. 7. ["The floor of the Atlantic Ocean is level..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
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