The Flash #209

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1971
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/24469

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-892
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Boomerang [Digger; George Harkness]; Trickster [James Jesse]

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

Show/hide 1. Beyond the Speed of Life (Flash) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-843
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris Allen; The Sentinel (first appearance); Captain Boomerang [Digger; George Harkness] (villain); Trickster [James Jesse] (villain); Gorilla Grodd (villain); The Devourer (first appearance; villain)

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano

Synopsis

Flash is pulled into another plane of existense to help fight the Devourer, leaving his physical body behind. Trickster and Captain Boomerang think they are responsible for Flash's "apparent" death.

Notes

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

Show/hide 2. Coincidence Can Kill! (Kid Flash) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-745
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; George Simpson; Mrs. Simpson

Credits

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #91 (November 1972)
Coincidence Can Kill
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #91 (November 1972)
 
Australia
Justice League of America (Murray, 1981?) ([November 1980?])
Coincidence Can Kill
Original
The Flash 209, September 1971

Synopsis

A ring mix-up almost results in a fellow classmate's death.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

Show/hide 3. Flash-Grams (Flash-Grams) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash-Grams
Code
S-899

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from readers - John D. Warner, Scott Gibson, Mike W. Barr, Martin Pasko, Matt Emrick, Michael Great and Gary Kuhlmann - and responses from Julius Schwartz.

Show/hide 4. Flash Facts (Flash Facts) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash Facts
Code
S-924

Credits

Letters
typeset

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Album (KGM, 1976 series) #1 ([July 1976?])
Untitled

Notes

4 facts about lightning flashes, a radiosonde, a stroboscope and the jet stream.

Show/hide 5. Elongated Man's Undersea Trap (Elongated Man) Comic story, 14 pages

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36095

Entry created

  • 07/03/2008

Index completed

  • 24/12/2015

Last updated

  • 24/12/2015