The cover artist was mis-credited as Harry Lampert in the Millennium Edition, but corrected in the corrections page in Millennium Edition: Superboy #1 (2001 series), and also correctly credited in the two Archives. Flash has lightning bolts on his trousers and on his belt buckle.
First line is "But before he became known and feared as 'the fastest thing on Earth,' Jay Garrick was an unknown student at Midwestern University..." The Flash has lightning bolts on his belt buckle and trousers.
Writer credit by Craig Delich. The Millennium Edition incorrectly credits Sheldon Moldoff for the writer.
The title here was given in Golden Age Hawkman Archives Vol. 1 where this story was reprinted.
Thunderbolt appears as a yellow streak of lightning and as a pink cloud in this story.
Story continued in Flash Comics (1940 series) #2. There are three small ads for fireworks at the end of page 2 for Baltimore Fireworks Co., Spencer Fireworks Co., and The Brazel Novelty Manufacturing Co.
Story continued in Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #2.
The Whip is Eastern playboy Rod Ellwood Gaynor. The strip is set in the contemporary Southwest.