The Flash #172
(August 1967)

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
1967-06-06
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Grodd Puts the Squeeze on Flash! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gorilla Grodd
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Grodd Puts the Squeeze on Flash! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
John Broome (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Sid Greene (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our story starts with a startling, super-swift incident
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iris Allen; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Gorilla Grodd; Dr. Torrence (Physicist); Solovar
Synopsis
Gorilla Grodd speeds up the citizens of Central City and uses them to force Flash to free him from his prison in Gorilla City.
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: 2)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Frank Klein, Horace LaBadle, Jr., Dave Truesdale and Lesley Scott.

The Machine-Made Robbery! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Flash / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Sid Greene (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would the crooks escape from the dazed and shaken Flash?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Professor Ira West; Phil (Central City lab technician)
Synopsis
Three criminals use Professor West's new computer to plan the perfect crime.
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: 4) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Grodd Puts the Squeeze on Flash!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Grodd Puts the Squeeze on Flash!
    The Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  4. 3. The Machine-Made Robbery!
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Juan Gonzalez
  • Merlin Haas
  • Matthew Head
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Dave Marchand
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jason Sacks
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bjorn Wallin