The Flash #175
(December 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
1967-10-19
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 copyright registration.


Race to the End of the Universe! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino; Al Plastino (Superman's face)
Inks
Mike Esposito; ? (Superman's face)
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Race to the End of the Universe! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell (credited)
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Justice League of America [Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Martian Manhunter; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Aquaman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman; Snapper Carr]; Iris West Allen; Abra Kadabra [also as Rokk]; Reverse-Flash [aka Professor Zoom, Eobard Thawne; also as Sorban]; Weather Wizard; Professor Ira West (cameo); Dexter Myles (cameo); Al Desmond (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Perry White (cameo); Lana Lang (cameo)
Synopsis
Rokk and Sorban, two aliens who once encountered Superman and Batman, force Superman and The Flash to a rematch race. Superman soon realizes the aliens are not who they seem to be, and the two help each other escape traps along the race and reach the finish line together, after which they unmask the aliens as Abra Kadabra and Professor Zoom.
Reprints
Keywords
Superman-Flash race

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 23 pages, but pages 11 and 23 are half-pages.

1st issue with art by Andru. Story tied to Superman crossover issue. Superman also appears in #203. 2nd Superman-Flash race, after Superman #199.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

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
6577
First Line of Dialogue or Text
My slot car isn't running well...

Indexer Notes

Idea from Dan Phillips, Glendale, Cal.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Race to the End of the Universe!
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Race to the End of the Universe!
    The Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  4. 3. ["My slot car isn't running well..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams -- Extra
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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