Flash #76 [Direct]
(May 1993)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
1.25 USD; 1.60 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1993-03-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Brian Augustyn; Ruben Diaz (Assistant Editor)

Issue Notes

This issue has variants:

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Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Ty Templeton (signed as Templeton)
Inks
Ty Templeton (signed as Templeton)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are about to experience the most tragic day in the life of Wally West!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Wally West]
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Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #184 (December 1968). Letters credit from Todd Klein via http://kleinletters.com/.

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Identity Crisis (Table of Contents: 2)

Flash / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid (credited)
Pencils
Greg LaRocque (credited)
Inks
Roy Richardson (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Tim Harkins (credited)

Job Number
G-8106
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Wally West]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Cold (cameo); Martian Manhunter (cameo); Captain Atom (cameo); Lady Quark (cameo); Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden] (cameo); Jay Garrick [Flash]; Joan Garrick; Linda Park; Flash [seemingly Barry Allen, but actually Eobard Thawne]; Johnny Chambers [Johnny Quick]; Max Mercury
Synopsis
While Jay Garrick recruits Johnny Chambers and Max Mercury to confront a mysterious threat, Wally and Barry are lured into a trap atop the Broome building. But after Barry escapes the trap he refuses to help Wally and leaves him to die.
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Indexer Notes

The Broome building is an homage to classic Silver Age Flash writer John Broome. Jay and Johnny mention other names Max Mercury has worked under: Lightning, Blue Streak, and Quicksilver. Jay also mentions a case he worked on with Max in 1949 involving "The Screaming Skull."

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You are about to experience the most tragic day in the life of Wally West!"]
    Flash
  2. 1. ["Be Batman's boss!"]
  3. 2. Identity Crisis
    Flash
  4. 3. ["Cop and a Half"]
  5. 4. ["Chomp!"]
  6. 5. ["A brother from another planet and a young woman with a serious attitude: Together, they'll show the world what it means to be a hero."]
  7. 6. ["Twin City Books, Inc."]
  8. 7. ["There goes the neighborhood."]
  9. 8. ["Mile High Comics"]
  10. 9. ["All Arkham is loose."]
  11. 10. ["Write Right Now!"]
  12. 11. ["When your planet just isn't safe anymore..."]
  13. 12. Luthor Fills the Void
    DC Universe
  14. 13. ["Some big problems have very small solutions..."]
  15. 14. ["DC Comics are available through subscription!"]
  16. 15. ["Panic!"]
  17. 16. ["Deadly Weapons!"]
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