Flash Comics

 FLAC   (DC, 1940-1949)

©1946 J.R. Publishing Co. (DC)

Flash Comics began in 1939 and soon became a mainstay of DC’s super-hero line. In issue #1, the world met Jay Garrick, a chemistry student who accidentally broke a container filled with gases he had been experimenting on. The room filled with the strange vapors and Garrick barely managed to escape before losing consciousness. When he awoke, however, he found his body chemistry altered by the gas he had inhaled, and became transformed into the Flash, the fastest man alive.

In addition to its title character, Flash Comics introduced the world to Hawkman, Black Canary, and Johnny Thunder (a boy who could summon a “pet thunderbolt” by calling out the magic words “Cei-U” [“Say you!”]). The series ran successfully until 1949 when it fell, a victim of the declining sales of super-hero titles. The Golden Age Flash appeared as a Justice Society member in All Star Comics for a few more years, then vanished for over a decade.

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  NotesWriterArtist

#1

  1/1/1940
  $0.10
  $70,000.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Flash (Jay Garrick); 1st appearance of Hawkman I; 1st appearance of Johnny Thunder; Origin of Flash (Jay Garrick); Origin of Hawkman I; Origin of Johnny ThunderGardner FoxHarry Lampert, Sheldon Moldoff

#2

  2/1/1940
  $0.10
  $8,000.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxDennis Neville, Harry Lampert

#3

  3/1/1940
  $0.10
  $4,700.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#4

  4/1/1940
  $0.10
  $3,600.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, George Storm, Sheldon Moldoff

#5

  5/1/1940
  $0.10
  $3,100.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Jon L. Blummer, Sheldon Moldoff

#6

  6/1/1940
  $0.10
  $4,700.00
No copies available
Flash coverGardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#7

  7/1/1940
  $0.10
  $4,500.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#8

  8/1/1940
  $0.10
  $2,800.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#9

  9/1/1940
  $0.10
  $2,825.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#10

  10/1/1940
  $0.10
  $3,800.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#11

  11/1/1940
  $0.10
  $1,625.00
1 copy available for $1,600.00
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#12

  12/1/1940
  $0.10
  $2,000.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#13

  1/1/1941
  $0.10
  $2,000.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#14

  2/1/1941
  $0.10
  $2,000.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#15

  3/1/1941
  $0.10
  $2,375.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxEverett E. Hibbard, Sheldon Moldoff

#16

  4/1/1941
  $0.10
  $2,000.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxHal Sharp, Sheldon Moldoff

#17

  5/1/1941
  $0.10
  $1,825.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxHal Sharp, Sheldon Moldoff

#18

  6/1/1941
  $0.10
  $1,800.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxSheldon Moldoff

#19

  7/1/1941
  $0.10
  $2,000.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxSheldon Moldoff

#20

  8/1/1941
  $0.10
  $1,850.00
No copies available
 Gardner Fox, John Wentworth, Don Cameron, Ed WheelanEverett E. Hibbard, Stan Aschmeier, Sheldon Moldoff, Don Cameron, Ed Wheelan

#21

  9/1/1941
  $0.10
  $1,775.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxHal Sharp, Sheldon Moldoff

#22

  10/1/1941
  $0.10
  $2,375.00
No copies available
 Gardner FoxSheldon Moldoff

#23

  11/1/1941
  $0.10
  $1,600.00
No copies available
   

#24

  12/1/1941
  $0.10
  $1,625.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Hawkgirl (in costume)  

#25

  1/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,100.00
No copies available
   

#26

  2/1/1942
  $0.10
  $875.00
No copies available
   

#27

  3/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#28

  4/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#29

  5/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#30

  6/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#31

  7/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#32

  8/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#33

  9/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#34

  10/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,075.00
No copies available
   

#35

  11/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,100.00
No copies available
   

#36

  12/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#37

  1/1/1943
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#38

  2/1/1943
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#39

  3/1/1943
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
   

#40

  4/1/1943
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
 Gardner Fox, John WentworthLouis Ferstadt, Stan Aschmeier, Sheldon Moldoff

#41

  5/1/1943
  $0.10
  $800.00
No copies available
   

#42

  6/1/1943
  $0.10
  $540.00
No copies available
   

#43

  7/1/1943
  $0.10
  $800.00
No copies available
   

#44

  8/1/1943
  $0.10
  $800.00
No copies available
   

#45

  9/1/1943
  $0.10
  $2,725.00
No copies available
   

#46

  10/1/1943
  $0.10
  $800.00
No copies available
   

#47

  11/1/1943
  $0.10
  $800.00
No copies available
   

#48

  12/1/1943
  $0.10
  $800.00
No copies available
   

#49

  1/1/1944
  $0.10
  $775.00
No copies available
   

#50

  2/1/1944
  $0.10
  $800.00
No copies available
   

#51

  3/1/1944
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#52

  4/1/1944
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#53

  5/1/1944
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#54

  6/1/1944
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#55

  7/1/1944
  $0.10
  $900.00
No copies available
 Gardner Fox, John WentworthJon Chester Kozlak, Stan Aschmeier, Homer Fleming, Sheldon Moldoff

#56

  8/1/1944
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#57

  9/1/1944
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#58

  10/1/1944
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#59

  11/1/1944
  $0.10
  $725.00
No copies available
   

#60

  12/1/1944
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#61

  1/1/1945
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#62

  2/1/1945
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
  Joe Kubert

#63

  3/1/1945
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#64

  4/1/1945
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#65

  6/1/1945
  $0.10
  $725.00
No copies available
   

#66

  8/1/1945
  $0.10
  $625.00
No copies available
 Robert Bloch, John B. Wentworth, Lynne LovelaceEverett E. Hibbard, Stan Aschmeier, Joe Kubert

#67

  10/1/1945
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
   

#68

  12/1/1945
  $0.10
  $580.00
No copies available
   

#69

  2/1/1946
  $0.10
  $625.00
No copies available
   

#70

  4/1/1946
  $0.10
  $625.00
No copies available
   

#71

  5/1/1946
  $0.10
  $825.00
No copies available
   

#72

  6/1/1946
  $0.10
  $675.00
No copies available
   

#73

  7/1/1946
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
   

#74

  8/1/1946
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
   

#75

  9/1/1946
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
 James RobinsonJoe Kubert

#76

  10/1/1946
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
   

#77

  11/1/1946
  $0.10
  $650.00
No copies available
   

#78

  12/1/1946
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
   

#79

  1/1/1947
  $0.10
  $700.00
No copies available
   

#80

  2/1/1947
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
   

#81

  3/1/1947
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
   

#82

  4/1/1947
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
   

#83

  5/1/1947
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
   

#84

  6/1/1947
  $0.10
  $825.00
No copies available
   

#85

  7/1/1947
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
 Bill PerthJoe Kubert

#86

  8/1/1947
  $0.10
  $2,250.00
No copies available
Johnny Thunder/Black Canary backup Joe Kubert

#87

  9/1/1947
  $0.10
  $925.00
No copies available
Johnny Thunder/Black Canary backup  

#88

  10/1/1947
  $0.10
  $900.00
No copies available
Johnny Thunder/Black Canary backup  

#89

  11/1/1947
  $0.10
  $900.00
No copies available
Johnny Thunder/Black Canary backup  

#90

  12/1/1947
  $0.10
  $900.00
No copies available
Johnny Thunder/Black Canary backup Jon Chester Kozlak

#91

  1/1/1948
  $0.10
  $900.00
No copies available
Johnny Thunder/Black Canary backup  

#92

  2/1/1948
  $0.10
  $3,000.00
No copies available
Solo Black Canary story; Difficult to find in NM  

#93

  3/1/1948
  $0.10
  $700.00
No copies available
Solo Black Canary story  

#94

  4/1/1948
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
Solo Black Canary story  

#95

  5/1/1948
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
Solo Black Canary story  

#96

  6/1/1948
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
Solo Black Canary storyRobert KanigherCarmine Infantino

#97

  7/1/1948
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
Solo Black Canary story  

#98

  8/1/1948
  $0.10
  $1,025.00
No copies available
Solo Black Canary story  

#99

  9/1/1948
  $0.10
  $1,000.00
No copies available
Solo Black Canary story  

#100

  10/1/1948
  $0.10
  $2,500.00
No copies available
Scarce; Solo Black Canary story  
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