Showcase #8

DC Comics

United States

Published
May-June 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
Editing
Julius Schwartz
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13521

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

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Printed in
in Essential Showcase 1956-1959, The (DC, 1992 series) #nn
in Flash Archives, The (DC, 1996 series) #1 ([June] 1996)

Notes

2nd Flash appearance. Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

Show/hide 1. The Secret of the Empty Box! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Reprint history

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!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 1 (May 2007)
The Secret of the Empty Box!
From GCD
in Flash Archives, The (DC, 1996 series) #1 ([June] 1996)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #8.
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #8 (May-June 1957)
Show/hide 2. The Coldest Man on Earth! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart](first appearance; origin; villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #11 ([August 1957?])
The Coldest Man on Earth
 
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-39 (October-November 1975)
The Coldest Man on Earth!
 
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-39 (October-November 1975)
 
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#10 (July 1981)
The Coldest Man on Earth!
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) ([October] 1990)
The Coldest Man on Earth!
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) ([October] 1990)
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1992 series) ([March] 1992)
The Coldest Man on Earth!
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
The Coldest Man on Earth!
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 1 (May 2007)
The Coldest Man on Earth!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 1 (May 2007)
From GCD
in Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1990 series) #nn
in Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1992 series) #nn
in Flash Archives, The (DC, 1996 series) #1 ([June] 1996)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #8.
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #8
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #8 (May-June 1957)
 
from Showcase #8 (May-June 1957)

Synopsis

Flash faces off against Captain Cold, who commits crimes by using a cold-gun to freeze things and create mirages. But once Flash figures out what Captain cold can do, he ignores the mirages and takes the villain in.

Show/hide 3. The Race of Wheel and Keel Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western; period

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Harry Lazarus

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Brave and the Bold (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #19 ([August 1957?])
The Race of Wheel and Keel
From GCD
from All-Star Comics (DC, 1940 series) #53 (June-July 1950)

Notes

2nd Flash appearance. Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38854

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 14/04/2010

Last updated

  • 14/04/2010