The Flash #169
(April 1967)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., July & Oct.
On-sale date
1967-02-14
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

Copyright © National Periodical Publications, Inc., 1967. Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G34 and as G-34 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Whirlwind Adventures of the Fastest Man Alive! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Beware the Atomic Grenade! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 14.17 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Anton Previn; The Top [Roscoe Dillon] (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Flash battles a new villain - The Top.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 8 is a half page and page 15 is a three-quarter page.

The Mirror Master's Magic Bullet! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Flash / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Bettina; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder] (villain)
Reprints

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - John Long, Terry Edwards, Clifton Dodd and Hal Marzell.

The Man Who Claimed the Earth! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Trickster [James Jesse] (first appearance, origin, villain)
Synopsis
The first appearance and origin of the Trickster.
Reprints

Return of the Super-Gorilla! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Flash / comic story / 14.17 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Solovar; Gorilla Grodd (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 8 is a half page and page 15 is a two-thirds page.

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff (credited); Charles Garvin (idea)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (credited)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
6481
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got a neat way to attach my model car chassis to the body.

[May 1967] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Plight of the Puppet-Flash! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Flash / comic story / 14.17 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Abra Kadabra (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two chapters of 6.67 and 7.5 pages.

How I Draw The Flash (Table of Contents: 10)

The Flash / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carmine Infantino
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]
Reprints

The Golden Rule (Table of Contents: 11)

Bob Hope / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Bob Hope
Synopsis
The Golden Rule is universal.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Whirlwind Adventures of the Fastest Man Alive!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    The Flash
  3. 2. Beware the Atomic Grenade!
    The Flash
  4. 3. The Mirror Master's Magic Bullet!
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Flash Grams
  6. 5. The Man Who Claimed the Earth!
    The Flash
  7. 6. Return of the Super-Gorilla!
    The Flash
  8. 7. ["I've got a neat way to attach my model car chassis to the body."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  9. 8. [May 1967]
    Direct Currents
  10. 9. The Plight of the Puppet-Flash!
    The Flash
  11. 10. How I Draw The Flash
    The Flash
  12. 11. The Golden Rule
    Bob Hope
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