([August] 2007)

DC, 2007 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD, 23.99 CAD
Pages
212
On-sale Date
2007-08-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
978-1-4012-1372-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401213725 51999
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor - original series); Brian Augustyn (editor - original series); Bob Joy (editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects stories from:
Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #86, 104
The Flash (DC, 1959 series), #123, 155, 165, 179
DC Special Series #11
Flash (DC, 1987 series) #91

No covers are included.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

Flash / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration taken from the cover.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Wieringo
Inks
Jose Marzan Jr.
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Flash [Wally West]

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information with illustration from Flash (DC, 1987 series) #91.

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It only makes sense that the Fastest Men Alive are always the first at something.

Stone Age Menace (Table of Contents: 5)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AF 32 A
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis
The sudden appearance of a prehistoric dinosaur in Keystone City lands Jay Garrick in prison when the Police fail to believe his story. So, the Flash must save him!
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The Rival Flash! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL 110
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick] (origin recap); Joan Williams; The Rival (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Flash is captured and forced to breathe in the by-product of hard water gasses so that he loses his speed. His place is then to be taken by a mysterious masked Flash with criminal tendencies.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the script to Robert Kanigher and the inks to Frank Giacoia.

Flash of Two Worlds! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Flash / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick] (Earth-2); Iris West; Joan Garrick (Earth-2); Edward Jarvis (millionaire); un-named butler of Jarvis; The Fiddler [Isaac Bowin] (Earth-2 villain); The Thinker [Clifford Devoe] (Earth-2 villain); The Shade [Richard Swift] (Earth-2 villain)
Synopsis
Barry Allen appears at the Community Center in Central City to perform for kids and during one of his amazing tricks is mysteriously transported to Keystone City...a place that he recalls that the original Flash once lived. The two meet and team-up to stop a crime wave by The Thinker, the Fiddler, and the Shade.
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Indexer Notes

Story in three chapters: unnumbered chapter 1 (10.67 pages), Chapter 2 (7.67 pages), Chapter 3 (5.67 pages)

The Gauntlet of Super-Villains! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Flash / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gorilla Grodd; The Top; Captain Boomerang; Heat Wave; Pied Piper; Captain Cold; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]; Flash [Barry Allen]; J. M. Leach (tailor); Solovar; Pola
Synopsis
Gorilla Grodd uses his powers to switch bodies with a gorilla in the Central City zoo and from there he uses Flash's greatest foes to battle Flash until he can take control of Barry Allen's mind.
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Indexer Notes

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 10.67 pages, 5.67 pages, and 6.67 pages.

One Bridegroom Too Many! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Flash / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Reverse-Flash [aka Professor Zoom; Eobard Thawne]; Pee Wee (Bank Robber); Longo (Bank Robber); Rudy West (Wally West's father, Cameo); Mary West (Wally West's mother, Cameo); Henry Allen (Barry Allen's father); Nora Allen (Barry Allen's mother); Al Desmond (not in his Mr. Element identity, Cameo); Mrs. Rita Desmond (Cameo); Daphne Dean (Cameo); Dexter Miles; Professor Ira West (Iris West's father); Kid Flash [Wally West];
Synopsis
Barry Allen marries Iris West with a few complications.
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Indexer Notes

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 5.67, 9.67, and 7.67 pages.

The Flash -- Fact or Fiction? (Table of Contents: 10)

The Flash / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Julius Schwartz
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Indexer Notes

Story across 23 pages in three parts of 9.5, 7.5 and 4.5 pages.

Beyond the Super-Speed Barrier! Prologue (Table of Contents: 11)

The Flash / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2832
Genre
superhero
Characters
Turtle Man; Grodd; Solovar; Gorilla City; Flash [Barry Allen] (Cameo); Secret Society of Super-Villains [Copperhead; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]; Wizard] (Cameo); Trickster [James Jesse] (Cameo)
Synopsis
Solovar and the other gorillas execute Grodd for his crimes against Gorilla City.
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Part One (Table of Contents: 12)

Kid Flash / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2832
Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Mary West (Wally's mother); Leslie; Lightning (Wally's dog); Bob West (Wally's father)
Synopsis
Wally and his date Leslie are secretly attacked by a gorilla with a gun that causes Leslie to move at super-speed.
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Indexer Notes

Kid Flash reveals his secret identity to his parents, Bob and Mary West.

Part Two (Table of Contents: 13)

The Flash / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2832
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Trydd (Gorilla); Solovar; Gorilla City; Patty; Turtle Man; Iris West
Synopsis
Turtle Man tries to rob a bank but is defeated by the Flash, even though he is secretly helped by a strange Gorilla with a super-speed gun.
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Part Three (Table of Contents: 14)

The Golden Age Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2832
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Jay Garrick]; Johnny Quick [John Chambers]; Tubby; Joan Garrick
Synopsis
A strange gorilla with a super-speed gun causes Johnny Quick to accidentally prevent Jay Garrick from stopping several calamities.
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Beyond the Super-Speed Barrier! [Part Four] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2832
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Iris West; Mary West; Bob West; Jroyy; Grodd; Solovar; Gorilla City
Synopsis
Grodd's displaced mind combined with actions by the three Flashes caused his body to come back to life. After being defeated, Grodd was sentenced to life in prison in Gorilla City.
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Epilogue (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2832
Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Bob West; Mary West; Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Professor Ira West; Edgar Rhodes (Wally's uncle); Mrs. Rhodes (Wally's aunt); Inez Rhodes; Stacy Conwell; Dexter Myles; Harlequin [Duela Dent]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Aqualad; Mal Duncan; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny
Synopsis
Kid Flash gratuates from High School.
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Out of Time (Table of Contents: 17)

Flash / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
Mike Wieringo
Inks
Jose Marzan Jr.
Colors
Gina Going
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Wally West]; Iris West (cameo); Bart Allen (cameo, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Flash recites Johnny Quick's magic formula for extra speed.

He Is the Fastest Man Alive (Table of Contents: 18)

Flash / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Ross (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration taken from the front cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash
  2. 1. [Title Page]
    Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. Introduction
  6. 5. Stone Age Menace
    The Flash
  7. 6. The Rival Flash!
    The Flash
  8. 7. Flash of Two Worlds!
    The Flash
  9. 8. The Gauntlet of Super-Villains!
    The Flash
  10. 9. One Bridegroom Too Many!
    The Flash
  11. 10. The Flash -- Fact or Fiction?
    The Flash
  12. 11. Beyond the Super-Speed Barrier! Prologue
    The Flash
  13. 12. Part One
    Kid Flash
  14. 13. Part Two
    The Flash
  15. 14. Part Three
    The Golden Age Flash
  16. 15. Beyond the Super-Speed Barrier! [Part Four]
    The Flash
  17. 16. Epilogue
    The Flash
  18. 17. Out of Time
    Flash
  19. 18. He Is the Fastest Man Alive
    Flash
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