The Flash Album #14

Published
April 1977
Page count
100
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 270mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

""The Day Flash Aged 100 Years!" Kid Flash meets the Elongated Man! The Justice League and the Justice Society face a "Crisis on Earth-Three!""

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano, line art
 
Ernie Chan, line art
 
Nick Cardy, line art

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Based on
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)
Return of Anakronus!
 
United States
Four Star Spectacular (DC, 1976 series) #2 (May-June 1976)
Untitled
 
United States
DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #5 (July 1976)
The Flash!
Show/hide 1. The Day Flash Aged 100 Years! (The Flash) Comic story, 9.6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1548

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #157 (December 1965)
The Day Flash Aged 100 Years
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #14 ([June 1966?])
The Day Flash Aged 100 Years
 
United States
DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #5 (July 1976)
The Day Flash Aged 100 Years

Notes

This printing of the story has no series logo and includes credits, and is sourced from DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #5 (July 1976)

Show/hide 2. Read the Adventures of the World's Greatest Super-Heroes! Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

"Read the Adventures of the world's greatest super-heroes! Superman appears regularly in Superman Album 96 pages. The Flash appears in his own magazine. Wonder Woman the Amazing Amazon Princess appears in her own magazine! Batman appears regularly in Batman appears regularly in Batman Album 96 pages."

Details

Printed
1975 to 1977
More...
Read the Adventures of the World's Greatest Super-Heroes!
Show/hide 3. Crisis on Earth-Three! (Justice League of America) Comic story, 44.4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1051

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #29 (August 1964)
Crisis on Earth-Three!
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #30 (September 1964)
The Most Dangerous Earth of All!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #46 ([April 1965])
Crisis on Earth-Three!
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)
Crisis on Earth-Three!
 
United States
Crisis on Multiple Earths (DC, 2002 series) ([July] 2002 )
Crisis on Earth-Three!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Justice League of America (DC, 2006 series) #2 ([July] 2007)
Crisis on Earth-Three!

Notes

The stories from Justice League of America #29 and #30 are combined with an introductory panel. This printing has been sourced from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974). This story includes 5 part-page features or advertisements, totalling 1.6 pages for a complete physical page count of 46 pages.

Show/hide 4. Scientifacts (Scienti-Fact) Comic story, 0.3 pages

"It is possible to fish in the sands of the Sahara Desert!"

Featuring

Feature
Scienti-Fact
Genre
Non-Fiction
Code
N-1124

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz , scripter
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)
Scientifacts

Synopsis

Science fact about fishing in the Sahara Desert

Show/hide 5. Dr. Floogle (Dr. Floogle) Comic story, 0.4 pages

"Prof. Beagle is working on some mysterious experiment!"

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Floogle
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #95 (February 1960)
"Prof. Beagle is working on some mysterious experiment!"
Also printed
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)
Dr. Floogle

Notes

This feature has been reduced in size to fit less than 1/2 a page.

Show/hide 6. Extra Action-Packed Pages in Planet Comics! Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Extra action-packed pages in Planet Comics!"

Details

Printed
1974 to 1977?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Extra Action-Packed Pages in Planet Comics!

Notes

The image is from the 80 Page Giant 8, March 1965, which evokes the kind of picture frequently used in early JLA issues to show the League dispersing on an adventure.

Show/hide 7. Supergirl [More thrills] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"More thrills with Supergirl in her own magazine!"

Details

Printed
1977
More...
Supergirl [More thrills]
Show/hide 8. Green Lantern [Don't Miss the Next Action Packed Issue] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Don't miss the next action packed issue of Green Lantern. 96 pages."

Details

Printed
1977? to 1978?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Green Lantern [Don't Miss the Next Action Packed Issue]
Show/hide 9. The End of the World! (The Flash; Hawkman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash; Hawkman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Steve Skeates, scripter
Art
Ric Estrada, penciller
 
Wally Wood, inker
Editing
Gerry Conway, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Super-Team Family (DC, 1975 series) #3 (February-March 1976)
Gorilla My Dreams

Notes

This story is composed of a Prologue; Chapter 1: Gorilla My Dreams!; Chapter 2: Six and Seven Apes!; and Chapter 3: Planned It for the Apes! The overall title is in relatively small print on the top of the first page.

Show/hide 10. The 9th Wonder of the World! (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1187

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Mort Meskin, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #121 (October 1947)
The 9th Wonder of the World!
Also printed
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #232 (March-April 1975)
The 9th Wonder of the World!

Synopsis

After a fire destroys the entire print run of the hit comic, 8th Wonder, Johnny Quick redraws, inks, letters, engraves the plates, prints the entire comic using a handpress and then paints the colors into every single copy by hand in one night.

Notes

This printing has credits, a job number and an introductory panel, and is sourced from The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #232 (March-April 1975).

Show/hide 11. Amazo and his Creator Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Code
N-973
Characters
Justice League of America [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Aquaman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]]; Amazo; Professor Ivo; T. O. Morrow (reference only)

Credits

Writing
Marty Pasko, scripter [as Martin Pasko]
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
 
Joe Giella, inker
 
Sid Greene, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

Reprint history

Based on
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #30 (June-July 1960)
Case of the Stolen Super-Powers!
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #27 (May 1964)
The "I" Who Defeated the Justice League!
 
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #158 (February 1966)
The One-Man Justice League!
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #64 (August 1968)
The Stormy Return of the Red Tornado!
First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #112 (July-August 1974)
Amazo and His Creator

Synopsis

The history and origin of Amazo are briefly retold by the Flash [Barry Allen] and Green Lantern [Hal Jordan].

Notes

This sequence is composed of images from various stories including Amazo. Illustrations taken from The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #30, Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #27, The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #158, and Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #64. This reprint retains the names of particular stories, but the original issue name and number has been removed.

Show/hide 12. Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man (Kid Flash) Comic story, 10.7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kid Flash; The Elongated Man; The Weather Wizard

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #130 (August 1962)
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #78 ([March 1963?])
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man
 
United States
Four Star Spectacular (DC, 1976 series) #2 (May-June 1976)
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man!
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #4 ([April] 2006)
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man
 
United States
Showcase Presents The Elongated Man (DC, 2006 series) #Vol. One ([July] 2006)
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man!

Synopsis

Kid Flash teams up with the Elongated Man to capture the Weather Wizard.

Notes

This printing includes credits and a feature header on each page, and is sourced from Four Star Spectacular (DC, 1976 series) #2 (May-June 1976).

Show/hide 13. Flash Facts (Flash Facts) Comic story, 0.3 pages

"The flash of light called lightning is actually the path of burning air…"

Featuring

Feature
Flash Facts
Genre
Non-Fiction
Code
N-1486

Reprint history

First print
United States
Four Star Spectacular (DC, 1976 series) #2 (May-June 1976)
Untitled

Synopsis

Scientific information on lightening: parallel streaks and time-duration of lightning.

Show/hide 14. Get into Action [Planet Comics] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Get into action with… Supergirl - Superman - Superboy Look for them at your newsagent now! Planet Comics"

Details

Printed
1977 to 1978
More...
Get into Action [Planet Comics]

Notes

The image of Supergirl is from the cover of Adventure Comics #410 (Bob Oksner). The Superboy image is from Superboy #179 (Curt Swan, Murphy Anderson).


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 243

Entry created

  • 23/11/2003

Cover added

  • 01/08/2015

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 29/12/2015