The Flash #217
(August-September 1972)

DC, 1959 Series
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Volume
23
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1972-06-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
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 Comic Reader #85.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1260
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

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

The Flash Times Five Is Fatal! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1239
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Inks credited to Dick Giordano in Schwartz' records, but credited to McLaughlin on splash page.

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz [as JS]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1267

The Killing of an Archer! Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern Co-Starring Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
S-1203
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Dinah Drake Lance [Black Canary]
Synopsis
During an attack, Green Arrow accidentally kills one of his assailants. After he calls Dinah to say good-bye forever, Dinah summons Green Lantern, who finds the same thugs who attacked GA have now planted a bomb in his building.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Letters credit from 2004 collected edition.

Feature continues from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #89.

Labeled "Chapter 1" on the title page, though the following installments of the series are not labeled chapters.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Flash Times Five Is Fatal!
    The Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  4. 3. The Killing of an Archer! Chapter 1
    Green Lantern Co-Starring Green Arrow
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