The Flash #178
(April-May 1968)

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:
1968-02-08
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

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G46 and as G-46 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Scarlet Speedster's Most Terrific Team-Ups! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart]; The Trickster [James Jesse]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Land of Golden Giants! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Iris West; Dr. Manners; Gail Manners; Grodan (villain); Golden Giants (villain)
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as The Editor]
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Paul Broughton, Peter Sanderson and Daryl Busby, with replies from Schwartz.

Double Danger on Earth! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Flash / comic story / 22.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Garrick; Iris West; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart] (villain); The Trickster [James Jesse] (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the original page 4, page 5, and the top half of page 6 removed for this reprint.

Go and Grow with Motorific's New Special Sets! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Motorific; Ideal Toy Corporation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captives of the Cosmic Ray! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Flash / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Carol Ferris; The Myrmitons (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story across 25 pages in three parts of 4.67, 8.67, and 10.67 pages.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Scarlet Speedster's Most Terrific Team-Ups!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Land of Golden Giants!
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Giant Flash-Grams
  5. 4. Double Danger on Earth!
    The Flash
  6. 5. Go and Grow with Motorific's New Special Sets!
    Motorific; Ideal Toy Corporation
  7. 6. Captives of the Cosmic Ray!
    The Flash
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