(January 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer; Julius Schwartz (story editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[The Battle of the Birds] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak [as Kozlak] (signed)
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak [as Kozlak] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints:
  • in Alter-Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) Vol. 3 #4 (Spring, 2000) [in black and white]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Evil over Eelton! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Joan Williams; The Eel (villain)
Synopsis:
Flash's old villain is released on parole and decides to create a town named after himself --- and, horror of horrors, decides to name the Three Dimwits as Mayor, Judge and Police Chief!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Revised synopsis added by Craig Delich 2007-12-11.

[Crime With an Animal Twist] (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Frank Harry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]; Oswald Peebles

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

[Turning Pages in a Book] (Table of Contents)

Rockhead McWizzard / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rockhead McWizzard

Indexer Notes

Credits added by Craig Delich 2007-12-11.

[The Barefoot Bandit] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Ma Thunder; Peachy Pet; The Barefoot Bandit (villain)
Synopsis:
Johnny goes to borrow some baking powder and Peachy Pet ends up capturing a bandit.

Indexer Notes

The Thunbderbolt does not appear.

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Junk (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall [as Charles King] (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Revolt of the Birds! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak (signed)
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis:
The birds of Hawk Valley revolt due to the influence of the Jewel of Shakarr, a gem which, down through the years, absorbed the evil desires of its possessors.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2007-12-11.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Battle of the Birds]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Evil over Eelton!
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Crime With an Animal Twist]
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. [Turning Pages in a Book]
    Rockhead McWizzard
  5. 4. [The Barefoot Bandit]
    Johnny Thunder
  6. 5. Junk
  7. 6. The Revolt of the Birds!
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross