The Flash #165
(November 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
1966-09-01
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.


One Bridegroom Too Many! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West
Synopsis
Flash speeds to Barry Allen's wedding to Iris West?
Reprints
Keywords
Bible; church; wedding

Indexer Notes

Anderson's name hidden in the text of the Bible.

One Bridegroom Too Many! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Joe Giella (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Reverse-Flash [aka Professor Zoom; Eobard Thawne]; Pee Wee (Bank Robber); Longo (Bank Robber); Rudy West (Wally West's father, Cameo); Mary West (Wally West's mother, Cameo); Henry Allen (Barry Allen's father); Nora Allen (Barry Allen's mother); Al Desmond (not in his Mr. Element identity, Cameo); Mrs. Rita Desmond (Cameo); Daphne Dean (Cameo); Dexter Miles; Professor Ira West (Iris West's father); Kid Flash [Wally West];
Synopsis
Barry Allen marries Iris West with a few complications.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 5.67, 9.67, and 7.67 pages.

Lost -- A Free Education! (Table of Contents: 2)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky
Synopsis
Binky advises his buddy Tim not to drop out of school.

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
Typeset

[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
6428
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want to touch up some of my models with paint...
Synopsis
How to paint a model without a paintbrush.

Indexer Notes

Hint by Phil Tripp from Rockton, IL.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. One Bridegroom Too Many!
    The Flash
  2. 1. One Bridegroom Too Many!
    The Flash
  3. 2. Lost -- A Free Education!
    Binky
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  5. 4. ["I want to touch up some of my models with paint..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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