The Greatest Flash Stories Ever Told

DC Comics

United States

Published
1991
Page count
288
Cover price
14.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/49010

Credits

Editing
Mike Gold

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
John Nyberg
Editing
Mike Gold
Show/hide 1. Untitled Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 2 pages

Credits

Script
Carmine Infantino
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Introduction) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Introduction

Credits

Script
Mike Gold
Letters
typeset

Notes

various panels used as illoes

Show/hide 3. The Faultless Four (Flash) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Harry Lampert
Colours
Bob Le Rose

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #1 (January 1940)

Notes

origin & 1st appearance of Flash

Show/hide 4. The Flash and the Black Widow (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Robert Bloch
Art
Everett Hibbard
Colours
Greg Theakston

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From GCD
from Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #66 (August-September 1945)
Show/hide 5. Stone Age Menace (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher +
Art
Joe Kubert
Colours
Greg Theakston

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From GCD
from Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #86 (August 1947)
Show/hide 6. The Slow-Motion Crimes (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher +
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colours
Tom Ziuko

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From GCD
from Comic Cavalcade (DC, 1942 series) #24 (November-December 1947)
Show/hide 7. Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colours
Brian Augustyn

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October 1956)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #3 ([December 1956?])
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
Australia
The Flash (KG Murray, 1975 series) #131 ([June 1976?])
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
Also printed
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1 (Summer 1961)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1973 series) #1 (February-March 1973)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes (Crown, 1976 series) (1976)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#8 (May 1981)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (DC, 1992 series) ([November] 1992)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
United States
Secret Origins Replica Edition (DC, 1998 series) (1998)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Showcase 4 (DC, 2000 series) (January 2000)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
Printed in
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October 1956)

Notes

origin & 1st appearance of Silver Age Flash

Show/hide 8. Return of the Super-Gorilla (Flash) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Tom Ziuko

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #107 (June-July 1959)

Notes

vs. Gorilla Grodd

Show/hide 9. Danger in the Air (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Bob Le Rose

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Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #49 ([September 1960?])
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #113 (June-July 1960)

Notes

vs. Trickster 1st

Show/hide 10. The Mirror Master's Magic Bullet (Flash) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colours
Katie Main

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From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #119 (March 1961)
Show/hide 11. Space Boomerang Trap (Flash) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Tom McCraw

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #160 (April 1966)
The Space Boomerang Trap
Also printed
Australia
Giant Flash Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #4 ([January 1967?])
'The Space Boomerang Trap
 
United States
Showcase Presents The Elongated Man (DC, 2006 series) #Vol. One ([July] 2006)
Space-Boomerang Trap!
From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #124 (November 1961)

Notes

with Elongated Man

Show/hide 12. The Conquerors of Time (Flash) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Glenn Whitmore

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #125 (December 1961)

Notes

with Kid Flash

Show/hide 13. Vengeance of the Immortal Villain (Flash) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Tom Ziuko

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #137 (June 1963)

Notes

with Golden Age Flash vs. Vandal Savage

Show/hide 14. Trail of the False Green Lanterns (Flash) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Glenn Whitmore

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #143 (March 1964)

Notes

with Green Lantern

Show/hide 15. The Doorway to the Unknown (Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Tom McCraw

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #148 (November 1964)
Show/hide 16. The Flash--Fact or Fiction (Flash) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Julius Schwartz

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colours
Tom McCraw
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #179 (May 1968)

Notes

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

Show/hide 17. How to Prevent a Flash (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colours
Rick Taylor

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From GCD
from DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #1 (September 1977)
Show/hide 18. The Final Flash Storyline (Flash) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
various illustrations
Colours
Rick Taylor

Notes

Adapted from Flash #275-350.

Show/hide 19. Hearts of Stone (Flash) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colours
Katie Main
Letters
Steve Haynie

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash (DC, 1987 series) #2 (July 1987)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39131

Cover added

  • 25/04/2010

Index completed

  • 25/04/2010

Last updated

  • 28/03/2009