The Flash #266
(October 1978)

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Volume
30
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1978-07-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893048510
Editing
Joe Orlando (credited) (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (credited) (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (credited) (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #158.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash; Kid Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-2959
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Heat Wave [Mick Rory]; Kid Flash [Wally West]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, supplied by DC Comics. Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Sales Leadership Club Cards / Stationery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Heat Wave Plays It Cool! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Cary Bates (credited)
Pencils
Irv Novick (credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters
Ben Oda (credited)

Job Number
S-2933
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Heat Wave [Mick Rory]; Iris West Allen; Sims (Heat Wave Henchman); Moxie (Heat Wave Henchman); Doc Synett
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Characters added by David Marchand via the GCD Error Tracker.

Beef Up Your T-Shirts. (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Slim Jim / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Grit Newspaper / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Batman and the Corsair of Crime (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[3 Amazing Batman Thrillers!] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Deadman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[The DC Classics!] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Bat Lash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Super Hang Ups (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Milk Duds; Joker / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Superhero Merchandise (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Heroes World / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
#S-2965
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jeff Demos, Paul Zuckerman, and Mark Dunker.

Be a Draftsman (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

On August 8th... (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Vixen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Strong Arms (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel Dynaflex System / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Case of the Missing Super-Speed! (Table of Contents: 18)

Kid Flash / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils
Alex Saviuk (credited)
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte (credited)
Colors
Mario Sen (credited)
Letters
Ben Oda (credited)

Job Number
S-2931
Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Mary West; Rudolph West; Liza Brodner; Howie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Characters added by David Marchand via the GCD Error Tracker.

[Task Force / Tank Trap] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Subscribe] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Volume 78 Issue 27 - Week of July 3, 1978 (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[Fun Factory] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Pilots Only Fly Testor Gliders! (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Testors gliders / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash; Kid Flash
  2. 1. ["Join S.L.C. for super prizes or cash"]
    Sales Leadership Club Cards / Stationery
  3. 2. Heat Wave Plays It Cool!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Beef Up Your T-Shirts.
    Slim Jim
  5. 4. Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke!
    Grit Newspaper
  6. 5. Write Right Now!
  7. 6. Batman and the Corsair of Crime
    Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  8. 7. [3 Amazing Batman Thrillers!]
  9. 8. ["From the pages of Adventure Comics..."]
    Deadman
  10. 9. [The DC Classics!]
    Bat Lash
  11. 10. Super Hang Ups
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
  12. 11. ["Ha ha ha ha ha ha! It's the infamous Milk Duds superduds sweepstakes!"]
    Milk Duds; Joker
  13. 12. Superhero Merchandise
    Heroes World
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
  15. 14. Be a Draftsman
    North American School of Drafting
  16. 15. Write Right Now!
  17. 16. On August 8th...
    Vixen
  18. 17. Strong Arms
    Mike Marvel Dynaflex System
  19. 18. The Case of the Missing Super-Speed!
    Kid Flash
  20. 19. [Task Force / Tank Trap]
    Helen of Toy
  21. 20. [Subscribe]
  22. 21. ["The sound and the fury"]
  23. 22. Volume 78 Issue 27 - Week of July 3, 1978
    Daily Planet
  24. 23. [Fun Factory]
  25. 24. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales
  26. 25. Super Pilots Only Fly Testor Gliders!
    Testors gliders
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