(July 1944)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
M.C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (editor); Julius Schwartz (assistant editor); Ted Udall (assistant editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Grown Down Land (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Etta Candy; Steve Trevor
Reprints:
Keywords:
castles

Grown-Down Land (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steve Trevor; Etta Candy
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman helps bring a family together by showing the parents how to act like children
Reprints:

[If That Picture Could Only Talk] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
The Gay Ghost [Charles Collins]; Governor Phillip Law (Dan's son); Jimmy Brennan (tavern owner); Edith Law (wife of Dan Law, image only, flashback); Handsome Dan Law [aka The King of Crime] (villain, Phillip's father, mob leader, flashback); Lippy Logan (villain, death, flashback)
Synopsis:
When Collins and Law visit a local tavern for some great steaks, they note a photo on the wall, which Law seems to vaguely recognize. Flashing back to 1930, the photo turns out to be the picture of mob leader, Dan Law, who is having a tough time with the District Attorney, Phillip Law, who has vowed to stop him. Eventually, Dan learns than Phillip is his son and he saves his life from other members of his mob.
Keywords:
Belmonts Jewelry; Brennans Stone House; Gotham City; supernatural; The News

Indexer Notes

Data by Jerry Bails.

Most of the story is told in flashback.

Boys' Week In Big City (Table of Contents)

Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Frank Harry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; superhero
Characters:
Little Boy Blue; Toughy; Tubby; Mayor Graham; Dan Rogers; Banker Jones; Chips

Indexer Notes

Art data by Jerry Bails. Writer credit by Jerry Bails & Craig Delich (Dec. 2005). Takes place in Big City.

Land of the Little People (Table of Contents)

Black Pirate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jon Valor; Justin Valor; Captain Thunder
Synopsis:
The Black Pirate and Sons visit a country where people are only six inches tall.

Indexer Notes

data by Jerry Bails; next Black Pirate in issue 41

Mysterious Phone Call Part Two (Table of Contents)

Hal Mason / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Blindfold Test (Table of Contents)

Mr. Terrific / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Terrific; Nails Jackson
Synopsis:
Nails Jackson blinds Mr. Terrific with acid.

Indexer Notes

data by Jerry Bails

Case of the Corn Corners Cow Killers (Table of Contents)

Wildcat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildcat; Stretch Skinner; Homer Heifer; Tulip Trance
Synopsis:
Wildcat and Stretch have to solve the murder of a bull in Stretch's home town.

Indexer Notes

data by Jerry Bails

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Grown Down Land
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Grown-Down Land
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [If That Picture Could Only Talk]
    The Gay Ghost
  4. 3. Boys' Week In Big City
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  5. 4. Land of the Little People
    Black Pirate
  6. 5. Mysterious Phone Call Part Two
    Hal Mason
  7. 6. The Blindfold Test
    Mr. Terrific
  8. 7. Case of the Corn Corners Cow Killers
    Wildcat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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