(July 1941)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing); Sheldon Mayer (assistant)
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 Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Shiera Sanders; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
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[The Fall Guy] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (signed)
Pencils:
Hal Sharp [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sharp [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Bill; A. Hubbard (villain, introduction); Gypper Zilich (villain, introduction); Bridges (villain, introduction); Jones (villain, introduction); Henry (villain, introduction); Sally (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Jay Garrick accidently hits a man with his car, but later discovers from his insurance company that this man makes his living from phony accidents. So the Flash decides the best cure for the crook is a little psychology.
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Indexer Notes

All-Flash Quarterly is announced in this book as going on sale May 25.

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004. Corrected page count (from 11 pages) by Craig Delich 2007-9-2.

Sharp managed to get his name in the story in panel 5 on page 4 on an office listing board. He signed it as H. Sharp.

Vacuum Cleaner Salesman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Thunderbolt

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All-Flash Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for All-Flash Quarterly #1. Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

Adventure of the Radio Spies (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Les Sparks

Adventure of the Scarlet Mermaid (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The King [King Standish]; the Scarlet Mermaid (villain); an un-named cat(fish) burglar (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

[Sam Chavers] (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]; Sam Chavers

Circus Chimp (Table of Contents)

Minute Movies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All-American Comics; Mutt & Jeff Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House-ad for All-American Comics #28 and Mutt & Jeff Comics #3. Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

Flash Stamps (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Information on stamps. Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

Zansu the Brain-Builder (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for World's Finest #2. Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

Master of Ballantrae (Table of Contents)

Flash Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Book review of "Master of Ballantrae."

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

[Cold Light] (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; The Hood [Pratt Palmer] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
An evil physicist, The Hood, invents a cold light ray which he intends to use to financially aid his criminal institutions.
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Indexer Notes

The Hood is the first super villain ever in Flash Comics.

The writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for All Star Comics #5. Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Hawkman
  2. 1. [The Fall Guy]
    The Flash
  3. 2. Vacuum Cleaner Salesman
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  5. 4. Adventure of the Radio Spies
    Les Sparks, Radio Amateur
  6. 5. Adventure of the Scarlet Mermaid
    The King
  7. 6. [Sam Chavers]
    The Whip
  8. 7. Circus Chimp
    Minute Movies
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    All-American Comics; Mutt & Jeff Comics
  10. 9. Flash Stamps
  11. 10. Zansu the Brain-Builder
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest Comics
  13. 12. Master of Ballantrae
    Flash Comics Monthly Book Review
  14. 13. [Cold Light]
    Hawkman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    All Star Comics
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