(October 1940)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

none (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)
Reprints:

[The Education of Killer Kelly] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox (signed)
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; John Higgins (introduction); Killer Kelly (villain, introduction); Butch (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A political organization backed by Killer Kelly takes over the local Board of Education, and tries to divert school funds into phony corporations......that is, until the Flash decides to "teach" the criminals the error of their ways.
Reprints:

The Green Cap (Table of Contents)

King Standish / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The King [King Standish]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich September 2004, up-dated 2007-9-2.

The Orphanage Benefit (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

The Whip / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rod Gaynor]

White Renegade (Table of Contents)

Cliff Cornwall / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John E. Ayman
Inks:
John E. Ayman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

The Warehouse Flames (Table of Contents)

Radio Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

This strip usually runs in Adventure Comics.

[The Picnic] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunderbolt / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

War (Table of Contents)

Rod Rian of the Sky Police / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Inks:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rod Rian

Indexer Notes

Credits corrected September 2004.

Two A.M. (Table of Contents)

Flash Picture Novelette / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
adventure

[The Secret of the Spanish Blunderbuss] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Goldie; John Denver (villain, death)
Synopsis:
A treasure map secreted in the barrel of an old gun leads the Feathered Fury to a fortune in gold and some very determined killers!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Flash
  2. 1. [The Education of Killer Kelly]
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Green Cap
    King Standish
  4. 3. The Orphanage Benefit (Part 2)
    The Whip
  5. 4. White Renegade
    Cliff Cornwall
  6. 5. The Warehouse Flames
    Radio Squad
  7. 6. [The Picnic]
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  8. 7. War
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  9. 8. Two A.M.
    Flash Picture Novelette
  10. 9. [The Secret of the Spanish Blunderbuss]
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
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  • Bob Hughes
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