The Flash #252
(August 1977)

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Volume
28
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1977-05-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893048508
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
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 #143.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2638
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Double Dose of Danger! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2604
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny; also as The Molder (1st appearance)]; Sue Dibny; Iris Allen; Officer Chet; Chene Gang (criminal twins, introduction)
Synopsis
Flash has to help Sue find the missing Elongated Man. Flash finds him, and they work against the Chene Gang, but along the way, Ralph gets a dose of Gingold charged with super-speed, which turns him into the villainous Molder, who can turn things to putty with a touch.
Reprints
Keywords
Gingold

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: 2)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2646

What Does "Showcase" Mean, Anyway? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

DC Publishorial / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

In Memorium (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Double Dose of Danger!
    The Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  4. 3. What Does "Showcase" Mean, Anyway?
    DC Publishorial
  5. 4. In Memorium
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