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Object ID 001426

Object Name The Flash

Object Desc The Flash comic book, featuring "Captain Cold's Polar Perils!" Feb. 1965 No.150

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001196

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Comic Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 12

Object Date 1965

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords The Flash,Captain Cold,DC Comics,Big Frankie,Superboy,comic books,

Title The Flash

Sub-Title Captain Cold's Polar Perils

Series The Flash

Edition Feb 1965 No. 150

Description / Abstract The Flash issue featuring "Captain Cold's Polar Perils!" Co-feature: "The Touch and Steal Bandits". Also includes various advertisements (silly putty, fire safety, "Big Frankie", etc.) The Flash is a name of a fictional comic book superhero from the DC Comics universe. Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert, the original Flash first appeared in Flash Comics #1 (January 1940). Four different characters: Jay Garrick (1940-present), Barry Allen (1956-1985, 2008-present), Wally West (1986-2006, 2007-2012), and Bart Allen (2006-2007, 2009-present).

Physical Description Paperback comic book with green front cover featuring illustration of The Flash fighting Captain Cold. Back cover is an ad for "Big Frankie" assembly kit. Inside front cover is an ad for fire safety using Superboy. Inside back cover is an offer for comics and a "Mike Marvel System" ad. Comics are in full color (except Superboy). Measurements: 10" length/height, 7" width.

Author DC Comics

Author Details DC Comics, Inc. is one of the largest and most successful companies operating in the market for American comic books and related media. It is the publishing unit of DC Entertainment, a company of Warner Bros. Entertainment, which itself is owned by Time Warner. DC Comics produces material featuring a large number of well-known characters, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, the Flash, Aquaman, Hawkman, and Green Arrow, along with such superhero teams as the Justice League and the Teen Titans, as well as antagonists such as the Joker, Lex Luthor and Catwoman.




Language English

Publisher National Periodical Publications Inc.

Publisher Details Sparta Ill. and New York

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Image Caption CMY001196

Description The Flash "Captain Cold's Polar Perils!"


Date FEB 6,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes This issue has minor tearing/folding on edges of cover. Some yellowing on edges, pages are off-white.


Date JUN 20,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from Room 1, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 20,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 1, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin