First Issue #105 - February 1959
Last #350 - October 1985
Continued in Flash (1987 series)
The Flash is a name shared by several superheroes from DC Comics. Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert, the original Flash first appeared in Flash Comics (1940 series).
Nicknamed the Scarlet Speedster, all incarnations of the Flash possess "super-speed".
This series features the second Flash, Barry Allen, generally considered the first hero of the Silver Age of comic books.
The Barry Allen version of the character was featured in a live action television series in 1990, starring John Wesley Shipp.