(May 1972)

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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of January, July and October
On-sale date:
1972-03-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
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 Direct Currents #5 in June 1972 cover dated issues.


Death of an Immortal! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-1186

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Vandal Savage
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Death of an Immortal (Table of Contents: 1)

Flash / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin; Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1105

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Vandal Savage; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Garrick; Tempus, Guardian of the Time Stream
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz's records only credit Giordano on inks, but credit in the book itself is "Art: Irv Novick & Frank McLaughlin plus...Dick Giordano." The Giordano credit appears squished into the credit box, as if it was added later.

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

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as JS]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Scott Dickerson, Bob Abrahams, Dave Truesdale, Frank C. Verzyl, Matt Graham, Mike Flynn, Stephen Barry, Jerry Wilson, Anthony Kowalik.

Man Who Broke the Time Barrier (Table of Contents: 3)

Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1145

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Mazdan (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Direct Currents 6 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death of an Immortal!
    Flash
  2. 1. Death of an Immortal
    Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  4. 3. Man Who Broke the Time Barrier
    Flash
  5. 4. Direct Currents 6
    Direct Currents
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