Flash Annual #1

DC Comics

United States

Published
Summer 1963
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/17748

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Katmos; Mr. Element [Albert Desmond]; Gorilla Grodd; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Star Sapphire

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Kubert (on main figure)
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #1 ([1965?])
Famous Flash Firsts
Show/hide 1. Table of Contents Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Conqueror from 8 Million B.C.! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen] (origin recap); Iris West; Katmos (villain); John Haines

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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Also printed
Australia
Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #1 ([1965?])
Conqueror from 8 Million B.C.!
 
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #11 ([May 1959?])
Conqueror From 8 Million B.C.
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
Conqueror from 8 Million B.C.!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
Conqueror from 8 Million B.C.!
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #105 (February-March 1959)

Synopsis

John Haines frees Katmos from his suspended animation and he begins his plans to take over the world.

Show/hide 3. Master of the Elements! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Mr. Element [Albert Desmond](first appearance; origin; villain; later called Dr. Alchemy); Argon (villain); Radon (villain); Krypton (villain); Xenon (villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #1 ([1965?])
Master of the Elements!
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #22 ([July 1958?])
Master of the Elements
 
United States
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (DC, 1992 series) ([November] 1992)
Master of the Elements
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
Master of the Elements!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
Master of the Elements!
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #13 (March-April 1958)

Synopsis

Mr. Element and his henchmen shoot Flash into space in an attempt to get rid of him.

Notes

1st appearance Mr. Element

Show/hide 4. Mystery of the Elongated Man! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny] (first appearance; origin); Iris West; Perry Veto (villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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Also printed
Australia
Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #1 ([1965?])
The Mystery of the Elongated Man!
 
Australia
The Hundred Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #47 ([July 1960?])
 
Australia
The Hundred Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #47 ([July 1960?])
Mystery of the Elongated Man
 
United States
DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #19 (Fall 1979)
Mystery of the Elongated Man!
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 2 ([March] 2000)
The Mystery of the Elongated Man!
 
United States
Showcase Presents The Elongated Man (DC, 2006 series) #Vol. One ([July] 2006)
The Mystery of the Elongated Man!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
The Mystery of the Elongated Man!
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #112 (April-May 1960)

Synopsis

Elongated Man comes to Central City and Flash suspects him of commiting a string of robberies.

Notes

origin & 1st appear Elongated Man

Show/hide 5. How I Draw the Flash (Flash) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Script
Carmine Infantino
Art
Carmine Infantino

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Also printed
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #169 (April 1967)
How I Draw The Flash
 
Australia
Giant Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #7 ([January 1970?])
How I Draw the Flash
 
Australia
Giant Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #8 ([January 1971?])
How I Draw the Flash
 
Australia
Giant Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #8 ([January 1971?])
From GCD
in Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #169 (April 1967)
in Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-48 (1976)
 
from Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1 (Summer 1963)
This version
The Flash 169, April-May 1967 (80 Page Giant Magazine G-34)
Original
Flash Annual 1, Summer 1963
Show/hide 6. The Amazing Star Sapphire! (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Dr. Maria Flura; Star Sapphire (1st appearance, villain)

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Moe Worthman

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Also printed
Australia
Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #1 ([1965?])
The Amazing Star Sapphire!
From GCD
from All-Flash (DC, 1941 series) #32 (December 1947-January 1948)

Synopsis

The Flash and Dr. Flura are seeming found dead in the streets, but later are discovered to be in a state of suspended animation. Suddenly, Star Sapphire appears to challenge the Flash [in a dream state] to a battle royale, with the preservation of the Earth as the stakes. Unfortunately for the Fastest Man Alive, he has only two minutes to beat her before he dies!

Show/hide 7. Menace of the Super-Gorilla! (Flash) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Gorilla Grodd (first appearance; villain); Fred Pearson; Solovar; Gorilla City

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

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Also printed
Australia
Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #1 ([1965?])
Menace of the Super-Gorilla!
 
Australia
All Favourites, The 100-Page Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #14 ([July 1959?])
Menace of the Super-Gorilla
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
Menace of the Super-Gorilla!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
Menace of the Super-Gorilla!
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #106 (April-May 1959)

Synopsis

Grodd travels to Central City to steal Solovar's mind control power.

Notes

origin & 1st appear of Gorilla Grodd

Show/hide 8. Flash Comics #1 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Suprhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset); Johnny Thunder (inset); The Whip (inset); Cliff Cornwall (inset)

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #1 (January 1940)
Show/hide 9. All-Flash #1 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]

Credits

Art
Everett E. Hibbard

Reprint history

From GCD
from All-Flash (DC, 1941 series) #1 (Summer 1941)
Show/hide 10. Showcase #4 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Kubert

Reprint history

From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October 1956)
Show/hide 11. The Flash #105 (Flash) Cover reprint (on interior page), 0.25 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #105 (February-March 1959)
Show/hide 12. Meet Kid Flash (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West] (first appearance; origin); Iris West

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #1 ([1965?])
Meet Kid Flash!
 
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
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
Meet Kid Flash!
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #110 (December 1959-January 1960)

Synopsis

Wally West visits his aunt Iris and meets the Flash. During the meeting a freak accident gives Wally super speed and he becomes the Kid Flash.

Notes

origin & 1st appear of Kid Flash

Show/hide 13. Index to Flash issues of Showcase and Flash #105-140 Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis

Contains story titles and art credits for each issue.

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 14. Flash and Barry Allen (Flash) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
in Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #160

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39099

Cover added

  • 31/01/2010

Index completed

  • 31/01/2010

Last updated

  • 31/01/2010