(September 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 [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Shiera Sanders; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
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[The Lottery] (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; Tuffy Hecke (villain, introduction); Lefty (villain, introduction, reforms); Mugs (villain, introduction, reforms); Moe (villain, introduction); Lightfinger Joe (villain, introduction); un-named carnival barker (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Joan wins a contest for $1000, but is not present for the drawing, so the Flash decides to wisk her to the drawing at ultra speed. But when Joan is paid, the payoff is made with a phony $1000 bill.
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Indexer Notes

Joan Williams address is given as 222 LaFayette Park Road in this story.

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Johnny Joins the Rodeo (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet (introduction)
Synopsis:
Johnny meets and adopts Peachy Pet.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Adventure of the Phantom Churchyard (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

The Apartment Robbers (Table of Contents)

The King / comic story / 7 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]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich September 2004, up-dated 2007-9-2.

Blackmail (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 [Rodney Gaynor]

Diamonds from Space (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jack Raymond; Sally Raymond; Dak Samson; Tommy
Synopsis:
Jack and Sally Raymond struggle with the aftermath of their indirect involvement in the murder of neighbor Dak Samson, who was killed over the contents of a meteor they unknowingly placed in his yard.

Indexer Notes

Part II

Super Crime (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

[Menace from Space] (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; Noel Ratchford (villain); Egon (villain, Neptunian boy, death)
Synopsis:
The Hawkman spies an alien space ship crashing to Earth, and, upon investigation, discovers that its huge passengers are dead....but a weird egg has survived!
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Hawkman
  2. 1. [The Lottery]
    The Flash
  3. 2. Johnny Joins the Rodeo
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Adventure of the Phantom Churchyard
    Les Sparks, Radio Amateur
  5. 4. The Apartment Robbers
    The King
  6. 5. Blackmail
    The Whip
  7. 6. Diamonds from Space
  8. 7. Super Crime
    Minute Movies
  9. 8. [Menace from Space]
    Hawkman
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