The Flash #171

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1967
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/21027

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Why? (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #33 ([January 1968])
The Flash Dead and Buried!

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 1. Here Lies The Flash -- Dead and Unburied (The Flash) Comic story, 21.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light; Green Ghost] (villain); Iris Allen; Dexter Miles; Charley Perkins; Justice League of America [Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; J'onn J'onzz; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Atom [Ray Palmer]] (flashback cameo); police laboratory assistants; Elizabeth Perkins; Mrs. Perkins

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Sid Greene (credited)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #33 ([January 1968])
Here Lies the Flash--Dead and Unburied

Synopsis

Dr. Light has mastered a method of using light as disguise, which allows him to battle Flash disguised as the Green Ghost, a spider, Dexter Miles, and even a pile of jewels.

Notes

References Justice League of America #12, The Atom #8, and Green Lantern #33.

Story across 23 pages in three parts of 5.5, 9.5, and 6.5 pages.

Show/hide 2. It's a Comedy of Terrors (Scooter) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Scooter
Characters
Scooter; Professor Kootchy-Koo Caramba

Notes

Advertisement for Swing With Scooter #7, showing cover, on sale April 20th.

Appears at bottom of story page 6.

Show/hide 3. Dive Into an Underwater World of Action With the GI Joe Frogman and Sea Sled (G. I. Joe) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
G. I. Joe
Characters
G.I. Joe

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Ad for G. I. Joe Frogman and Sea Sled set from Hasbro.

Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Flash-Grams -- Extra) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash-Grams -- Extra

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from: L. L. Simpson; Charles Prudence; Robert Jennings; Mark Evanier; David Swift, with no replies.

Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Direct Currents) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents
Characters
Justice League of America [Wonder Woman; Batman; Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Mahunter [J'onn J'onzz]; The Atom]; The Royal Flush Gang; Superman; Hercules

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Information on upcoming DC Comics with two illustrations (one from cover of Justice League of America #54).

Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

Show/hide 6. Presenting the Man of the Hour - Clark Kent! (Superman [Clark Kent]) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman [Clark Kent]
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein ?

Notes

House ad for Superman 197 (80 Page Giant G-36), showing cover, on sale April 11th.

Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

Show/hide 7. Fight Global Air Battles With Planes of All Nations Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Ad for 116 toy airplanes from unnamed company in Rockville Centre, NY.

On bottom of page 16 of story.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Flash-Grams) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash-Grams

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters regarding Flash #167, from: Bruce Powers; Rick Conley; Don Markstein; Joseph Arul; Cary Bates; Kenneth Price; Robert Jennings; Bill Ray, with no replies.

Appears between pages 16-17 of story sequence.

Show/hide 9. The Battle That Rocks the Universe! (The Spectre; The Flash) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre; The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Spectre; The Flash [Barry Allen]

Notes

House ad for The Brave and The Bold #72, showing cover, on sale April 20th.

Appears between pages 16-17 of story sequence.

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

"I want to dust all my models on display."

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Code
6510

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

One boy shows another how to safely dust his models using a small paintbrush.

Notes

Idea is from Keith O'Camb.

Appears between pages 16-17 of story sequence.

Show/hide 11. Catalog Offer of the Year! (Aurora Plastics Corp.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aurora Plastics Corp.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Ad for Aurora's 1967 model catalog, from Aurora Plastics Corp.

Appears between pages 16-17 of story sequence.

Show/hide 12. Boys, Men, Build, Develop Mighty Muscles (Mighty Muscles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mighty Muscles

Credits

Letters
?
typeset

Notes

Ad for Mighty Muscles body building book.

Appears between pages 18-19 of story sequence.

Show/hide 13. Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park (Superman; Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Palisades Amusement Park
Characters
Superman

Notes

Ad for Palisades Amusement Park, with coupons.

Appears on bottom half of last story page.

Show/hide 14. Tank Trap (Helen of Toy Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Helen of Toy Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Ad for Tank Trap game from Helen of Toy, Co.

Show/hide 15. Mystery of the Million-Dollar Briefcase! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff

Notes

Inside back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 22999

Entry created

  • 17/09/2019

Cover added

  • 17/09/2019

Index completed

  • 17/09/2019