The Flash #196
(April 1970)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (with the exception of Jan., July and Oct.)
On-sale date
1970-02-10
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

Also designated on the cover as Giant (DC, 1969 series) #G70 and as G-70 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration. House promotional advertisement for this issue in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #163 (March 1970), listed the on-sale date as February 12th.


Sensational Super-Speed Stunts of the Fastest Man Alive! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-367
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Reverse Flash [Professor Zoom]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Mightiest Punch of All Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Job Number
S-373
Genre
superhero
Characters
Reverse Flash; Mr. Element
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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


Story across 25 pages in three parts of 9.67, 8.67, and 5.67 pages.

The Speed of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-374
Genre
superhero
Reprints

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

Amazing Speeds! / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-403
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The most distant galaxies our telescopes can see...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

The Origin of the Flash's Masked Identity! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Flash / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-378
Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Mirror Master's Invincible Bodyguards (Table of Contents: 5)

The Flash / comic story / 14.34 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-376
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Mirror Master
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 6.67 and 7.67 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Amazing Speeds! / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-404
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The central parts of a glacier travel more rapidly...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sensational Super-Speed Stunts of the Fastest Man Alive!
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Mightiest Punch of All Time!
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Speed of Doom!
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["The most distant galaxies our telescopes can see..."]
    Amazing Speeds!
  5. 4. The Origin of the Flash's Masked Identity!
    The Flash
  6. 5. The Mirror Master's Invincible Bodyguards
    The Flash
  7. 6. ["The central parts of a glacier travel more rapidly..."]
    Amazing Speeds!
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