The Flash #270

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1979
Page count
36
Cover price
0.40 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/33101

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor)
Ross Andru (editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-885
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Clown

Credits

Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colours
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Todd Klein

Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin. Klein lettering per his blog: http://kleinletters.com/1980Covers.html

Show/hide 1. A Fast Way to Die! (The Flash) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5564
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris Allen; Melanie (unnamed psychic girl, introduction); Clown [Lyle Corley] (introduction); Clive Yorkin (prison inmate test subject, introduction); Dr. Gilbert Nephron (prison doctor, introduction); Detective Frank Curtis (introduction); Captain Harvey Paulson (Barry's boss, introduction)

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colours
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Action Album (Murray, 1980 series) #17 ([November 1980?])
A Fast Way to Die!

Synopsis

Flash deals with a new villain, using Clown tricks to rampage across Central City, while Barry Allen learns of Professor Nephron's plans to rehabilitate prisoners with mind experiments.

Notes

Chief Paulson's first name is Harvey on his door.

Show/hide 2. An Unbeatable Power! (Superman; Hostess Twinkies) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Hostess Twinkies
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Flash-Grams) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash-Grams
Code
S-3038

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from Thomas Krasker, Jeff DeMos, Tony Edwards and Dave Blanchard.


Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #162.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38103

Entry created

  • 20/04/2019

Index completed

  • 20/04/2019

Last updated

  • 20/04/2019