The Flash Archives #4

DC Comics

United States

Published
[April] 2006
Page count
224
Cover price
49.99 USD; 69.99 CAD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/298633

Credits

Editing
Scott Nybakken (collected editions)
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash; Kid Flash

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Scott Nybakken (collected editions)
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Notes

THE FLASH ARCHIVES VOL. 4 reprints issues #125-132 of THE FLASH (1961-1962), faithfully recolored and restored to their original glory. This volume follows the Fastest Man Alive as he zips through adventures around the world, and features an introduction by longtime comics writer and former FLASH editor Mike W. Barr. [per solicitation] Series design by Alex Jay / Studio J. Publication design by Peter Hamboussi. Black and white cover reconstruction by Rob Leigh. Color reconstruction on cover and interior pages and black and white reconstruction on interior covers by Jamison.

Show/hide 1. Table of Contents Credits, 2 pages

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 2. Foreword (Flash) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Introduction by Mike W. Barr

Show/hide 3. Cover - The Flash #125 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #125 (December 1961)
Show/hide 4. The Conquerors of Time! (Flash) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Mynher (villain); The Dokris (villains); Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #125 (December 1961)
Show/hide 5. Cover - The Flash #126 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #126 (February 1962)
Show/hide 6. The Doom of the Mirror Flash! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; The Orinocas; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder] (villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #126 (February 1962)

Synopsis

Flash must once again stop the Mirror Master.

Show/hide 7. Snare of the Headline Huntress! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Daphne Dean (first appearance); Mr. Fowler; Dr. Henry Allen; Nora Allen

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #126 (February 1962)

Synopsis

Daphne Dean's agent wants her to pretend to rekindle her romance with Barry Allen.

Show/hide 8. Cover - The Flash #127 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #127 (March 1962)
Show/hide 9. The Reign of the Super-Gorilla! (Flash) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Gorilla Grodd (villain); Boka

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #127 (March 1962)
The Reign of the Super-Gorilla!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #71 ([August 1962?])
The Reign of the Super-Gorilla
 
United States
DC Special (DC, 1975 series) #16 (Spring 1975)
The Reign of the Super-Gorilla!
 
Australia
The Flash (KG Murray, 1975 series) #133 ([October 1976?])
The Reign of the Super-Gorilla
 
United States
DC Goes Ape (DC, 2008 series) ([October] 2008)
The Reign of the Super-Gorilla!
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #127 (March 1962)
Show/hide 10. The Mystery of the Troubled Boy! (Kid Flash) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Tommy Elkin; James Moon; Mr. Elkin; an international spy ring (villains)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #127 (March 1962)
Show/hide 11. Cover - The Flash #128 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Abra Kadabra

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #128 (May 1962)
Show/hide 12. The Case of the Real-Gone Flash! (Flash) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Abra Kadabra (first appearance; villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #128 (May 1962)
The Case of the Real-Gone Flash!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #73 ([October 1962?])
The Case of the Real-Gone Flash!
 
Australia
Giant Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #7 ([January 1970?])
The Case of the Real-Gone Flash
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #128 (May 1962)

Synopsis

A magician from the 64th century travels back in time and gives the Flash fits.

Show/hide 13. The Origin of the Flash's Masked Identity! (Flash) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 14. Cover - The Flash #129 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Captain Cold; The Trickster

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #129 (June 1962)
Show/hide 15. Double Danger on Earth! (Flash) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Garrick; Iris West; Villains: Captain Cold [Leonard Snart]; The Trickster [James Jesse]; Flashbacks: Justice Society of America [Wonder Woman; The Atom [Al Pratt]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]]; The Key

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #129 (June 1962)

Synopsis

Jay Garrick comes to Earth 1 to get help from Barry Allen.

Show/hide 16. Cover - The Flash #130 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; The Trickster; Captain Cold; The Top; Captain Boomerang; Mirror Master

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #130 (August 1962)
Show/hide 17. Who Doomed the Flash? (Flash) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Villains: Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]; Captain Boomerang [George "Digger" Harkness]; The Top [Roscoe Dillon]; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart; The Trickster [James Jesse]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #130 (August 1962)
Who Doomed the Flash?
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #76 ([January 1963?])
Who Doomed the Flash?
 
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #8 (July-September 1970)
Who Doomed the Flash?
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #130 (August 1962)

Synopsis

Flash vs Mirror Master, with cameo of 4 other villains.

Show/hide 18. Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man (Kid Flash; Elongated Man) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash; Elongated Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Weather Wizard [Mark Mardon](villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

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!
 
Australia
The Flash Album (Murray, 1977? series) #14 ([April 1977?])
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!
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #130 (August 1962)

Synopsis

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

Show/hide 19. Cover - The Flash #131 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #131 (September 1962)
Show/hide 20. Captives of the Cosmic Ray! (Flash) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Carol Ferris; The Myrmitons (villains)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #131 (September 1962)

Synopsis

Flash teams up with Green Lantern to stop some aliens.

Show/hide 21. Cover - The Flash #132 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #132 (November 1962)
Show/hide 22. The Heaviest Man Alive! (Flash) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elider; Dro Dorno (villain); Gobdorans

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #132 (November 1962)
The Heaviest Man Alive!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #78 ([March 1963?])
The Heaviest Man Alive
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #132 (November 1962)

Notes

Continuation of story line from THE FLASH #116

Show/hide 23. The Farewell Appearance of Daphne Dean (Flash) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #132 (November 1962)

Synopsis

Daphne Dean believes she is now in love with the Flash and not Barry Allen.

Show/hide 24. Biographies Biography (nonfictional), 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Notes

Biographies for Murphy Anderson, John Broome, Gardner Fox, Joe Giella, Carmine Infantino and Julius Schwartz.

Show/hide 25. Backcover (Flash) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Mirror Master; Gorilla Grodd; Abra Kadabra

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Murphy Anderson
Colours
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #126
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #127
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #128
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #132

Notes

Reprints covers from THE FLASH (DC, 1959 series) #126, 127, 128 & 132.


Notes

THE FLASH ARCHIVES VOL. 4 reprints issues #125-132 of THE FLASH (1961-1962), faithfully recolored and restored to their original glory. This volume follows the Fastest Man Alive as he zips through adventures around the world, and features an introduction by longtime comics writer and former FLASH editor Mike W. Barr. [per solicitation] Series design by Alex Jay / Studio J. Publication design by Peter Hamboussi. Black and white cover reconstruction by Rob Leigh. Color reconstruction on cover and interior pages and black and white reconstruction on interior covers by Jamison.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34190

Entry created

  • 24/09/2007

Cover added

  • 26/04/2010

Index completed

  • 26/04/2010

Last updated

  • 05/09/2019