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Showcase (1956-1978) comic books graded by CBCS

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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino and Bob Kanigher (cover design), inks by Joe Kubert. Origin and first appearance of Barry Allen, the Silver Age Flash in "Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Kubert; By a freak accident involving lab chemicals and lightning, Barry Allen becomes the fastest man alive and originates a costume based on the comic adventures of the Flash from the 1940's; And it's a good thing too: for he must now face the Turtle Man, termed "The Slowest Man Alive." This is the first DC Silver Age super-hero, and this issue begins the Silver Age of comics. "Fastest Creatures on Earth!" article about animals. "The Man Who Broke the Time Barrier!", script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Kubert; The criminal Mazdan was tried for his crimes and sentenced to be sent to a future time period where he could harm nobody but was accidentally sent backwards to the 20th century, where he is captured by the Flash. "100-Yard Dash" article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #45446450
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Moderate amount of archival tape on interior cover and 2 pieces on centerfold.
    • Label #068B20-011
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia. 4th appearance of the Flash in "Giants of the Time-World!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia; The Flash, Fastest Man Alive, battles the strongest menace of all time, people who grow bigger every second. Origin of Dr. Alchemy in "The Man Who Changed the Earth!", script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia; In the previous issue of Showcase, the Flash - after a hectic series of adventures - capture and sent to jail his most formidable foe, Mr. Element!; Now another criminal appears - more bold, more daring, and possessing even greater uncanny than Mr. Element - The Amazing Doctor Alchemy - who to Flash's astonishment turns out to be a two-in-one criminal! 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    • Paper: Cream
    • Label #15D9AA-027
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    3rd appearance of Green Lantern. Cover and interior pencils by Gil Kane, cover and interior inks by Joe Giella. The Secret of the Black Museum!; When a group of spies steal secret plans for a new space plane from Hal Jordan, Green Lantern goes into action to recover them. The Creature That Couldn't Die!; A blob is turned into a giant monster when exposed to cosmic rays; It is up to Green Lantern to stop the destruction. Scripts by John Broome. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Creature King of the Sea starring Aquaman, Aqualad, and Wilo the Wizard, script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy; Aquaman and Aqualad help a diver recover a lost treasure chest hidden by Wilo the Wizard. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    • Slight amateur restoration
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    • Amateur Restoration Includes: Small amount of color touch on cover, tiny spine split sealed with glue. Bottom edge trimmed. Top edge of back cover trimmed.
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. Origin and 1st appearance of Silver Age Atom in "Birth of the Atom!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; Scientist Palmer is experimenting with his reducer lens to try and reduce objects in size without blowing them up, all without success; However, when he, Jean and students are trapped in a cave-in, he decides to use the lens on himself and save the others before he is destroyed. "Battle of the Tiny Titans!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; When one of Jean Loring's friends is accused of stealing money from the bank where she works as a teller, she explains that a little man appeared and stole the money; When Jean tells Ray that her friend is a trustworthy person, Ray decides to see what he can do with his shrinking powers. 2-page text history of the Atom from the Golden Age by Julius Schwartz, art by Ben Flinton; E. E. Hibbard. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. Origin and 1st appearance of Silver Age Atom in "Birth of the Atom!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; Scientist Palmer is experimenting with his reducer lens to try and reduce objects in size without blowing them up, all without success; However, when he, Jean and students are trapped in a cave-in, he decides to use the lens on himself and save the others before he is destroyed. "Battle of the Tiny Titans!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; When one of Jean Loring's friends is accused of stealing money from the bank where she works as a teller, she explains that a little man appeared and stole the money; When Jean tells Ray that her friend is a trustworthy person, Ray decides to see what he can do with his shrinking powers. 2-page text history of the Atom from the Golden Age by Julius Schwartz, art by Ben Flinton; E. E. Hibbard. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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