The Flash #179
(May 1968)

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
1968-03-05
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.


Fact or Fiction? You be the Judge! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Mike Esposito (signed)
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.

The Flash -- Fact or Fiction? (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Julius Schwartz
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 23 pages in three parts of 9.5, 7.5 and 4.5 pages.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to paint my plastic model airplane tires.

Indexer Notes

Idea from Kerry Broeckling, Florissant, Mo.

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fact or Fiction? You be the Judge!
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Flash -- Fact or Fiction?
    The Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  4. 3. ["I'm going to paint my plastic model airplane tires."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams -- Extra
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