(April 1957)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of March, June, Sept., and Dec.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #211, 214, 217, 300)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. Changed to Irv Novick pencils and inks in September 2005. Consensus on GCD-main in February 2014 was unanimous for Esposito inks over Novick pencils.

The Master of Earth's Twin World (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Wroten; Margaret Wroten

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor
Synopsis:
Every time Wonder Woman turns on a light, she is transported to a parallel world, where a diabolical villain has prepared deadly traps.

Indexer Notes

Second instance of a parallel universe in DC Comics; the first was Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #59. The villain in this story is not named, but he does note that on his world, "crime-- not justice-- triumphs," similar to the world of the Crime Syndicate of Earth-3, introduced in Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #29 (August 1964).

Wonder Woman makes dinner for Steve Trevor at Diana Prince's apartment.

Careers In Nursing (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Rubern Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen

The Amazon Album (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Wroten; Margaret Wroten

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; Jesse Brown; Miss Green (teacher)
Synopsis:
A young student finds it difficult to take pictures of Wonder Woman in action.

Indexer Notes

Diana Prince uses a phone booth to change into Wonder Woman, just like Superman; the boy in the story is assigned to take pictures of his hero, but Wonder Woman ends up taking the pictures herself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marriage a la Mode / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
China, Hungary, Romania, India

Fabulous Females (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

National Comics Publications
480 Lexington Ave, NY 17,NY
Whitney Ellsworth, Managing Editor
H. Donenfeld, J. Liebowitz, P. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, R. Liebowitz, S.Sampliner, I(rwin). Donenfeld, S. Donenfeld, L. Liebowitz, J. Liebowitz, A. Donenfeld, F. Iger, H. Donenfeld Foundation, , I(rving?) Donenfeld, S. Iger,owners

The Triple Heroine (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Wroten; Margaret Wroten

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Saucer People
Synopsis:
Alien invaders attack humans to determine their fortitude, not realizing their targets-- Wonder Woman and Diana Prince-- are the same person.

Indexer Notes

Wonder Woman removes her bracelets to repel a flying saucer with no ill effect. According to Sensation Comics (DC, 1942 series) #19, Wonder Woman would go berserk when her bracelets were removed.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. The Master of Earth's Twin World
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. Careers In Nursing
    Buzzy
  4. 3. The Amazon Album
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Marriage a la Mode
  6. 5. Fabulous Females
  7. 6. Statement of Ownership
  8. 7. The Triple Heroine
    Wonder Woman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • S Turunen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Allen Ross