Flash Album #1

Published
1965
Page count
84
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Famous Flash Firsts (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

"Famous Flash firsts… Featuring origin stories of heroes and villains in the Flash Hall of Fame! Elongated Man Katmos Metal Monach Mr Element Grodd Super Gorilla Kid Flash Star Sapphire Extra! An "Original Flash" story from the Golden Age of comics!"

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Kubert, inker (main figure)
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1 (Summer 1963)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Conqueror from 8 Million B.C.! (The Flash) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 2. Master of the Elements! (The Flash) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 3. Peter Puptent Explorer (Peter Puptent Explorer) Comic story, 1 page

"I'm leaving! That statue of Amorrah gives the evil eye to anyone who stares at it."

Featuring

Feature
Peter Puptent Explorer
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 4. The Mystery of the Elongated Man! (The Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #112 (April-May 1960)
The Mystery of the Elongated Man!
This version
United States
Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1 (Summer 1963)
Mystery of the Elongated Man!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #47 ([July 1960?])
Mystery of the Elongated Man
 
Australia
The Hundred Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #47 ([July 1960?])
 
United States
Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1 (Summer 1963)
 
United States
DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #19 (Fall 1979)
Mystery of the Elongated Man!
 
United States
DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #19 (Fall 1979)
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 2 ([March] 2000)
The Mystery of the Elongated Man!
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 2 ([March] 2000)
 
United States
Showcase Presents The Elongated Man (DC, 2006 series) #Vol. One ([July] 2006)
The Mystery of the Elongated Man!
 
United States
Showcase Presents The Elongated Man (DC, 2006 series) #Vol. One ([July] 2006)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
The Mystery of the Elongated Man!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #112 (April-May 1960)
 
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #112
 
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #112.

Synopsis

Elongated Man comes to Central City and Flash suspects him of commiting a string of robberies.

Show/hide 5. The Planet Pals (The Planet Pals) Comic story, 1 page

"Look--The Planet X. We're the first men to reach it!"

Featuring

Feature
The Planet Pals
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 6. On the Planet Og (On the Planet Og) Comic story, 1 page

"Ah--this spot looks fine."

Featuring

Feature
On the Planet Og
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #46 (September-October 1963)
["Ah -- this spot looks fine."]
Show/hide 7. The Amazing Star Sapphire! (The Flash Fastest Man Alive!!) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash Fastest Man Alive!!
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jay Garrick

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Lee Elias, penciller
 
Moe Worthman, inker
Editing
Sheldon Mayer, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-Flash (DC, 1941 series) #32 (December 1947-January 1948)
The Amazing Star Sapphire!
This version
United States
Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1 (Summer 1963)
The Amazing Star Sapphire!
Show/hide 8. Menace of the Super-Gorilla! (The Flash) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #106 (April-May 1959)
Menace of the Super-Gorilla!
This version
United States
Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1 (Summer 1963)
Menace of the Super-Gorilla!
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites, The 100-Page Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #14 ([July 1959?])
Menace of the Super-Gorilla
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
Menace of the Super-Gorilla!
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
Menace of the Super-Gorilla!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #106.
 
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #106 (April-May 1959)

Synopsis

Fred Pearson, star of the Central City Theatre's "The Great Gorilla" and friend of Barry Allen's, has been having blackouts, at the same time that a mysterious gorilla has been seen roaming Central City. As Flash wonders whether there is a connection, he also has to solve the mystery of the super-sonic vehicle that passes him like he's standing still.

Show/hide 9. Peter Puptent Explorer (Peter Puptent Explorer) Comic story, 1 page

"Missed him! I just saw you miss that Animal."

Featuring

Feature
Peter Puptent Explorer
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 10. Meet Kid Flash! (The Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #110 (December 1959-January 1960)
Meet Kid Flash!
This version
United States
Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1 (Summer 1963)
Meet Kid Flash
Also printed
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 2 ([March] 2000)
Meet Kid Flash!
 
United States
Even More Secret Origins (DC, 2003 series) (June 2003)
Meet Kid Flash
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
Meet Kid Flash!
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #110 (December 1959-January 1960)
 
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #110.

Synopsis

Wally West visits his aunt Iris and meets the Flash. During the meeting a freak accident gives Wally super speed and he becomes the Kid Flash.

Show/hide 11. Amazing Ratios! (Amazing Ratios!) Comic story, 1 page

"During the course of a year the Earth receives as much heat and light from the moon as it receives in 13 seconds from the sun…"

Featuring

Feature
Amazing Ratios!
Genre
Fact

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Art
Morris Waldinger, penciller
 
Tom Nicolosi, inker [as Tommy Nicolosi]
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #97 (October 1958)
Amazing Ratios!
 
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #55 (July-August 1962)
Amazing Ratios!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #192 ([October 1975?])
Amazing Ratios

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Cannon

AusReprints ID

  • 1490

Entry created

  • 22/06/2004

Cover added

  • 13/02/2012

Index completed

  • 13/02/2012

Last updated

  • 26/04/2013