(May 1960)

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

Added missing Wonder Girl story and fillers (2008-01-07 Allen Ross).


The Monster Express! (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]
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What's Wrong with These Pictures? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A quiz on general manners and safety information for children.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

The Monster Express!: Part One: The Runaway Balloons! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; General Darnell; robot plane
Synopsis:
Steve Trevor watches Wonder Woman guiding a giant balloon of herself in the Tracy Day Parade. A sudden wind blows away all the giant balloons and their handlers. Wonder Woman calls her robot plane, and rescues all the people.
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The Monster Express: Part Two (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; robot plane; s-bomb
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman and Steve track down the runaway balloons, just to find that they have become animated, and attack various items including trains, planes, and dams. Even the giant Wonder Woman balloon now moves and has stolen an S-bomb. Wonder Woman lassos it, and takes it to space. In space, there is a fleet of flying saucers waiting to invade Earth, but in trying to blast Wonder Woman, they crash into the giant balloon, setting of the S-bomb, destroying them.
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Pre-Historic Women (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Readers' Choice! (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Brave and the Bold #29 (Justice League of America) and Showcase #26 (Rip Hunter).

Behind the Wheel! (Table of Contents)

The Fittin' Thing! / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Wonder Girl's Robot Playmate! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Girl / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Girl [Diana Prince]; Queen Hippolyta; Robot Girl; Merboy
Synopsis:
Young Princess Diana is lonely, with no one her age on Paradise Island. The scientists there make her a robot playmate, but things don't quite go as planned.
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Wedding Forecast! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

First line: "To determine which of her many suitors she was destined to marry, a girl would scratch each of their names on an onion, and allow the onions to sprout in a dark place."

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

A total of 4 one-page ads for: Palisades Amusement Park NJ (amusement park), Do You Want Spending Money? (greeting cards, Stephens Credit Sales), In 15 minutes I'll Prove You can have a Rugged, He-Man Body! (muscle-building info, Joe Weider), and Win a Beautiful Signet Ring (Clovering Brand Salve, Wilson Chemical Company). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Monster Express!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  3. 2. The Monster Express!: Part One: The Runaway Balloons!
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. The Monster Express: Part Two
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Pre-Historic Women
  6. 5. The Readers' Choice!
  7. 6. Behind the Wheel!
    The Fittin' Thing!
  8. 7. Wonder Girl's Robot Playmate!
    Wonder Girl
  9. 8. Wedding Forecast!
  10. 9. [Ads]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Allen Ross