Showcase Presents: The Flash #Volume 1

DC Comics

United States.

Published
May 2007
Page count
516
Cover price
16.99 USD; 20.99 CAD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Peter Hamboussi (editor collected edition)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/360090

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

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Flash (Barry Allen)

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Peter Hamboussi (editor collected edition)

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Printed in
from The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #111, with alterations.
Show/hide 1. Table of Contents Credits, 4 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 2. The Rival Flash! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Jay Garrick]

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia

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Also printed
Australia
The Flash Album (Murray, 1977? series) #13 ([November 1976?])
The Rival Flash
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
The Rival Flash!
From GCD
from Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #104 (February 1949).
 
from Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #104 (February 1949)
Original
Flash Comics 104, February 1949
This version
The Flash 211, December 1971
Show/hide 3. Showcase #4 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Kubert

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From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October)
Show/hide 4. Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Kubert

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Based on
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October 1956)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October 1956)
Printed in
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #3 ([December 1956?])
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
Also printed
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!
Printed in
Australia
The Flash (KG Murray, 1976 series) #131 ([June 1976?])
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
Also printed
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!
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October 1956)
Show/hide 5. The Man Who Broke the Time Barrier! (Flash) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Kubert

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From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October)
Show/hide 6. Showcase #8 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #8.
Show/hide 7. The Secret of the Empty Box! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia

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First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #8 (May-June 1957)
The Secret of the Empty Box!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([October 1957?])
The Secret of the Empty Box!
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
The Secret of the Empty Box!
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #8.
Show/hide 8. The Coldest Man on Earth! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 9. Showcase #13 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #13.
Show/hide 10. Around the World in 80 Minutes! (Flash) Comic story, 14 pages
Show/hide 11. Master of the Elements! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 12. Showcase #14 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #14.
Show/hide 13. Giants of the Time-World! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 14. The Man Who Changed the Earth! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Dr. Alchemy [Albert Desmond]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia

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From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #14.
Show/hide 15. Flash #105 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #105.
Show/hide 16. Conqueror from 8 Million B.C.! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 17. The Master of Mirrors! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 18. Flash #106 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Pied Piper [Hartley Rathaway]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #106.
Show/hide 19. Menace of the Super-Gorilla! (Flash) Comic story, 15 pages
Show/hide 20. The Pied Piper of Peril! (Flash) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Pied Piper [Hartley Rathaway]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #106.
Show/hide 21. Flash #107 (Flash) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #107.
Show/hide 22. Return of the Super-Gorilla! (Flash) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Gorilla Grodd; Solovar

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #107.
Show/hide 23. The Amazing Race Against Time! (Flash) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Kyri

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #107.
Show/hide 24. Flash #108 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #108.
Show/hide 25. The Speed of Doom! (Flash) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #108.
Show/hide 26. The Super-Gorilla's Secret Identity! (Flash) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Gorilla Grodd [also as Drew Drowden]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #108.
Show/hide 27. Flash #109 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #109.
Show/hide 28. Return of the Mirror-Master! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #109.
Show/hide 29. Secret of the Sunken Satellite! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Fred Jansen

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #109.
Show/hide 30. Flash #110 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #110.
Show/hide 31. The Challenge of the Weather Wizard! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Weather Wizard [Mark Mardon]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #110 (December 1959-January 1960)
Challenge of the Weather Wizard!
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #4 (October 1964)
Challenge of the Weather Wizard
 
Australia
Giant Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #2 ([January 1965?])
The Challenge of the Weather Wizard!
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 2 ([March] 2000)
Challenge of the Weather Wizard!
From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #110.
Show/hide 32. Meet Kid Flash! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

Based on
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #110 (December 1959-January 1960)
Meet Kid Flash!
 
United States
Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1 (Summer 1963)
Meet Kid Flash
Printed in
Australia
Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #1 ([1965?])
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
From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #110.
Show/hide 33. Flash #111 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #111.
Show/hide 34. The Invasion of the Cloud Creatures! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 35. The Challenge of the Crimson Crows! (Kid Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #111.
Show/hide 36. Flash #112 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #112.
Show/hide 37. The Mystery of the Elongated Man! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 38. Danger on Wheels! (Kid Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #112.
Show/hide 39. Flash #113 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Trickster [James Jesse]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #113.
Show/hide 40. Danger in the Air! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Trickster [James Jesse]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #113.
Show/hide 41. The Man Who Claimed the Earth! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Zus; Boryas; Po-Sidon

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #113.
Show/hide 42. Flash #114 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Cold [Len Snart]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #114.
Show/hide 43. The Big Freeze! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Cold [Len Snart]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #114.
Show/hide 44. King of the Beatniks! (Kid Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #114.
Show/hide 45. Flash #115 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; William Dawson [Gorilla Grodd]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #115.
Show/hide 46. The Day Flash Weighed 1000 Pounds! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 47. The Elongated Man's Secret Weapon! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #115.
Show/hide 48. Flash #116 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #116.
Show/hide 49. The Man Who Stole Central City! (Flash) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #116.
Show/hide 50. The Race to Thunder Hill! (Kid Flash) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #116.
Show/hide 51. Flash #117 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Boomerang ["Digger" Harkness]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #117.
Show/hide 52. Here Comes Captain Boomerang! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Boomerang ["Digger" Harkness]; W.W. Wiggins; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

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From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #117.
Show/hide 53. The Madcap Inventors of Central City! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #117.
Show/hide 54. Flash #118 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #118.
Show/hide 55. The Doomed Scarecrow! (Flash) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #118.
Show/hide 56. The Midnight Peril! (Kid Flash) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #118.
Show/hide 57. Flash #119 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Mirror-Master [Sam Scudder]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #119.
Show/hide 58. The Mirror-Master's Magic Bullet! (Flash) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Mirror-Master [Sam Scudder]; Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #119.
Show/hide 59. The Elongated Man's Undersea Trap! (Flas) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flas
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1959 series) #119.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31687

Entry created

  • 29/05/2007

Cover added

  • 20/02/2010

Index completed

  • 08/04/2011

Last updated

  • 08/04/2011