Flash Comics #13 [American price only]
(January 1941)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Box under the American price is blank.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?

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

[The Silver Mine Mystery] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Jim Carter; Sheriff Bill (villain); Tex (villain)
Synopsis:
When Jay Garrick's long-time friend Jim Carter is found shot in the back near his recently opened mine, Jay decides the Flash should find out why the local sheriff has not brought the criminals to justice.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Oddity: Panel 5 on Page 2 shows Flash's uniform in a closet, and the pants have the lightning bolt down the leg, but in the story, the bolt doesn't appear on the pants.

Editor Sheldon Mayer's last name appears on a building on Page 11, panel 6.

Writer credit by Craig Delich (September 2004).

[The Creeps] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Johnny wears a costume in the splash only.

Adventure of the Monster of the Tombs (Table of Contents)

Les Watts, Radio Amateur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Don Cameron
Inks:
Don Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Les Watts

The Distilatomic Dynamo (Table of Contents)

The Whip / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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

Warning from the Witch (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]; The Witch (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

The Capture of Snowland (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.

Shadows of the Past (Table of Contents)

Flash Picture Novelette / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

[Satana, the Tiger Girl] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 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]; Shiera Sanders; Satana the Tiger Girl (villain)
Synopsis:
Hawkman faces the threat of a girl who has discovered a way to transplant human brains into tigers -- a fate she has planned for Shiera.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

The last panel of the story features another in the series "Weapons of the Past": The Claw.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. [The Silver Mine Mystery]
    The Flash
  3. 2. [The Creeps]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Adventure of the Monster of the Tombs
    Les Watts, Radio Amateur
  5. 4. The Distilatomic Dynamo
    The Whip
  6. 5. Warning from the Witch
    King Standish
  7. 6. The Capture of Snowland
    Cliff Cornwall
  8. 7. Shadows of the Past
    Flash Picture Novelette
  9. 8. [Satana, the Tiger Girl]
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Peter Croome
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross