Flash Comics (1939) 1-A

Comic Book by DC, Jan 01 1940
     
 
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Flash Comics (1939) 1-A by DC
Flash Comics (1939) 1-A by DC

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Number:1
Variant:A
Printing:1st
Cover Price:$.10
Publish Date:JAN 01 1940

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DC

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1st appearances of The Flash and the Hawkman.

Flash in "Origin of the Flash"
Written by Gardner F. Fox, penciled & inked by Harry Lampert.
Reprinted in Famous First Edition #8, The Greatest Flash Stories Ever Told, Golden Age Flash Archives #1, & Millennium Edition: Flash Comics #1.
The Flash must face the Faultless Four, who have kidnapped Joan Williams' father.
15 pages.

Cliff Cornwall in "The Disappearing Plane"
Written by Gardner F. Fox, penciled & inked by Sheldon Moldoff.
Reprinted in Famous First Edition #8 & Millennium Edition: Flash Comics #1.
6 pages.

The Hawkman in "The Origin of Hawkman"
Written by Gardner F. Fox, penciled & inked by Dennis Neville.
Reprinted in Famous First Edition #8, Millennium Edition: Flash Comics #1, & Golden Age Hawkman Archives #1.
Weapons collector and research scientist Carter Hall discovers that he is the re-incarnation of an ancient Egyptian , Prince Khu-Fu.
He is further amazed when he also discovers that his lady Shiera Sanders and his murderer Hath-Set have also been reincarnated.
12 pages.

Johnny Thunderbolt in "The Kidnapping of Johnny Thunder"
Written by John B. Wentworth, penciled & inked by Stan Aschmeier.
Reprinted in Famous First Edition #8 & Millennium Edition: Flash Comics #1.
When young Johnny Thunder is kidnapped he is given Badhnisian rites and he would become the most powerful person in the world at the age of 7.
10 pages.

A text story "Warfare in Space, Part 1"
Written by Gardner F. Fox, penciled & inked by Sheldon Mayer.
2 pages.

Flash Picture Novel in "The Demon Dummy, Part 1"
Written, penciled & inked by Ed Wheelan.
Reprinted in Famous First Edition #8 & Millennium Edition: Flash Comics #1.
8 pages.

The Whip in "The Origin of the Whip"
Written by John B. Wentworth, penciled & inked by George Storm.
Reprinted in Famous First Edition #8 & Millennium Edition: Flash Comics #1.
Rod Gaynor decides to take on the guise of the Whip a famed adventurer from the past in order to help the poor from unscrupulous viglantes.
10 pages.

Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff.


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