The Flash #209
(September 1971)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (with the exception of Jan., July and Oct.)
On-sale Date
1971-07-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
S-892
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Boomerang [Digger; George Harkness]; Trickster [James Jesse]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Beyond the Speed of Life! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-843
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris Allen; The Sentinel (first appearance); Captain Boomerang [George "Digger" Harkness] (villain); Trickster [James Jesse] (villain); Gorilla Grodd (villain); The Devourer (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Flash is pulled into another plane of existense to help fight the Devourer, leaving his physical body behind. Trickster and Captain Boomerang think they are responsible for Flash's "apparent" death.
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Indexer Notes

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

Coincidence Can Kill! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-745
Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; George Simpson; Mrs. Simpson
Synopsis
A ring mix-up almost results in a fellow classmate's death.
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: 3)

Flash-Grams / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz (signed as JS)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-899

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - John D. Warner, Scott Gibson, Mike W. Barr, Martin Pasko, Matt Emrick, Michael Great and Gary Kuhlmann - and responses from Julius Schwartz.

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

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-924
First Line of Dialogue or Text
If the combined energy of all the lightning flashes...
Genre
math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

4 facts about lightning flashes, a radiosonde, a stroboscope and the jet stream.

The Elongated Man's Undersea Trap (Table of Contents: 5)

The Flash / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-907
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny (formerly Sue Dearbon); Bredans (villains)
Synopsis
Elongated Man goes on a honeymoon with his new bride, debutante Sue Dearbon.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Beyond the Speed of Life!
    The Flash
  3. 2. Coincidence Can Kill!
    Kid Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  5. 4. ["If the combined energy of all the lightning flashes..."]
    Flash Facts
  6. 5. The Elongated Man's Undersea Trap
    The Flash
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