The Flash #300 [Direct]
(August 1981)

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Volume
33
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-04-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Len Wein
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

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-627
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Weather Wizard [Mark Mardon]; Dr. Alchemy [Albert Desmond]; Abra Kadabra; Rainbow Raider [Roy Bivolo]; Trickster [James Jesse]; Captain Boomerang [Digger Harkness]; Captain Cold [Len Snart]; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]; Gorilla Grodd
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

Letters credit from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker. Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Flash-Grams (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Letters
Fred Hembeck

Job Number
J-7524
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Abra Kadabra; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]; Fred Hembeck
Synopsis
Fred Hembeck spoofs some classic Flash covers.

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers.

1981 -- A Flash Odyssey (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7257
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Dr. Petrou; Dr. Fredrick Wyngarde; The Turtle; Henry Allen; Nora Allen; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Garrick (Cameo); Justice Society of America [Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; The Atom [Al Pratt]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Midnite [Charles McNider]; Flash [Jay Garrick]] (Earth 2, Cameo); Shade [Richard Swift] (Earth 2, Cameo); Thinker [Clifford DeVoe] (Earth 2, Cameo); Fiddler [Issac Bowin] (Earth 2, Cameo); Vandal Savage (Earth 2, Cameo); Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]; Pied Piper [Hartley Rathaway]; Captain Boomerang [Digger Harkness]; Clyde Mardon (Cameo); Weather Wizard [Mark Mardon]; Ira West; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Dexter Myles; New Teen Titans [Kid Flash [Wally West]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]] (Cameo); Gorilla Grodd; Solovar (Cameo); Abra Kadabra; Heat Wave [Mick Rory]; Captain Cold [Len Snart]; Golden Glider [Lisa Snart]; The Top [Roscoe Dillon]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibney]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Sue Dibnet (Cameo, picture on book cover); Mr. Element [Al Desmond]; Dr. Alchemy [Al Desmond]; Rita Desmond; Trickster [James Jesse]; Rainbow Raider [Roy Bivolo]; Reverse Flash [Professor Adrian Zoom]; Iris Allen; Wally Summers; Sasha Summers; Jeffrey Summers;
Synopsis
Flash wakes up in a hospital where the reality seems to be that he never inherited super power but instead was horribly wounded when lightning struck the cabinet of chemicals to begin his career.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Origin of the Flash, Kid Flash, Elongated Man and many of Flash's Rouges Gallery. Most of the story is a recounting of the Flash comic.

Colors and letters credits from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Flash-Grams
    The Flash
  3. 2. 1981 -- A Flash Odyssey
    The Flash
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