The Flash #131

Published
June 1976
Page count
52
Cover price
0.30 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover The Thousand-Year Separation! (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

""Let go of her Flash--or Earth dies!" "I don't care! My wife is coming with me!" "The Thousand-Year Separation!""

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ernie Chan, penciller [as Ernie Chua]
 
José Luis García-López, inker [as Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez]

Reprint history

Printed in
The Flash 237, November 1975
Show/hide 1. The 1,000-Year Separation (The Flash) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker

Reprint history

Original
The Flash 237, November 1975
Show/hide 2. The Day of the Falling Sky (Green Lantern) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Denny O'Neil, scripter
Art
Mike Grell, penciller
 
Tex Blaisdell, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Original
The Flash 238, December 1975
Show/hide 3. The Catch-Me-If-You-Can Crook (Hawkman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hawkman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell, scripter
Art
José Luis García-López, line art [as Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Associate Editor
 
Bob Rozakis, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

Original
Detective Comics 454, December 1975
Show/hide 4. The Atomic Flea (The Atom) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Sid Greene, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #49 ([July 1965])
Original
The Atom 18, April-May 1965
This version
Action Comics 449, July 1975
Show/hide 5. Amazing Speeds (Amazing Speeds) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Amazing Speeds
Genre
Non-Fiction

Reprint history

Original

Notes

Information on the velocity of sound in water, a rocked fired at mars, the speed of the jet stream winds.

Show/hide 6. Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt (The Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Kubert, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October 1956)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #3 ([December 1956?])
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #3 ([December 1956?])
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1 (Summer 1961)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1973 series) #1 (February-March 1973)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes (Crown, 1976 series) (1976)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#8 (May 1981)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
The Greatest Flash Stories Ever Told (DC, 1991 series) (1991)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (DC, 1992 series) ([November] 1992)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
United States
Secret Origins Replica Edition (DC, 1998 series) (1998)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Showcase 4 (DC, 2000 series) (January 2000)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
Original
Showcase 4, September-October 1956
Printed in
Secret Origins 1, Summer 1961
This version
Secret Origins 1, February-March 1973
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October)

Notes

Intro and origin of The Flash (Barry Allen). This reprint may also have been sourced from the 1976 Warner Books "Secret Origins Of The Super DC Heroes".


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Revill

AusReprints ID

  • 2161

Entry created

  • 12/01/2005

Cover added

  • 12/08/2015

Index completed

  • 12/01/2005

Last updated

  • 12/08/2015