(April 1959)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
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

Issue Notes

First issue officialy credited to Robert Kanigher as editor.


The Eagle of Space! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman [part 1] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince; also as Wonder Girl]; Hippolyta; Aphrodite; Athena; Mercury; Hercules
Synopsis:
Diana is born "centuries ago" and is bequeathed powers by Aphrodite, Athena, Mercury, and Hercules. When Diana is a teen ager, her father and all the men are killed in "the wars". Young Diana helps her mother bring the Amazons to their new home on Paradise Island.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A Wonder Girl Story. Wonder Girl does not appear in costume.

Silver age origin of Wonder Woman.

The Steve Trevor part of the origin appears in Wonder Woman #98, and the Diana Prince part of the origin appears in Wonder Woman #99.

Penciler credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008).

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

[The Brave and the Bold #23] (Table of Contents)

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

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

What's Your B. Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Marriage a la Mode (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince; also as Wonder Girl]; Athena
Synopsis:
Diana and the Amazons move to Paradise Island.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008).

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

["Hello Bob, I'm sorry I can't keep our date to go out."] (Table of Contents)

Linda Lee / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Midnight Ride of Betsy Dowdy (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Eagle of Space! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman battles dinosaurs in space.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Eagle of Space!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman [part 1]
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. [The Brave and the Bold #23]
  5. 4. What's Your B. Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  6. 5. Marriage a la Mode
  7. 6. The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman Part 2
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  9. 8. ["Hello Bob, I'm sorry I can't keep our date to go out."]
    Linda Lee
  10. 9. Midnight Ride of Betsy Dowdy
  11. 10. Eagle of Space!
    Wonder Woman
  12. 11. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
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