(Fall 1941)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing); Sheldon Mayer (assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Begin book-length adventures.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Reprints:

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

A Message to Our Readers (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Flash! Fastest Man Alive! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer [as Gardner Fox] (signed)
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page consists of several reprint pieces of art from previous Flash covers and stories.

A Short History of the Flash (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A capsule introduction to the Flash and his powers is provided (no doubt for newer readers).

[Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter One: The Adventure of Roy Revenge! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; District Attorney/Mayor Jim Kelley (introduction); Mrs. Kelley (introduction); Roy Revenge (Jim Kelley's son, introduction); Annie Crowley [also as Annie Connor] (introduction); Ann Connor (Roy's sister, introduction); The Threat ["Tough" Joe Connor] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A hardened criminal, in order to exact revenge upon District Attorney Kelley, who originally sent him to prison, kidnap's the D.A.'s son, raising him and influencing him to believe that the D.A. is his enemy.
Reprints:

The Flash Presents His Hall of Speed Records (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Atley Donald; Jesse Owens; John R. Cobb
Synopsis:
The Flash presents some more speed records, this time by John R. Cobb in his streamlined racer, runner Jesse Owens, N. Y. Yankees pitcher Atley Donald and the London to Glasgow express train.
Reprints:

How to Develop Your Speed by The Flash! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports; superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
Through illustrations, the Flash demonstrates the proper positions a runner must take in order to be successful.
Reprints:

[Challenge of the Threat] Chapter Two: The Adventure of the Blood-Red Ray (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Mayor Jim Kelley; Mrs. Kelley; Roy Revenge (Jim Kelley's son); Ann Connor (Roy's sister); The Threat [Joe Connor] (villain); D'Arcy (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The sister of Roy Revenge, unable to influence her father or brother to stop their campaign of revenge, turns to the Flash, hoping he can find a way to halt their plans.
Reprints:

The Justice Society of America Proudly Presents All-Star No. 7! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter Three: [The Threat Returns to the Big House] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Mayor Jim Kelley; Roy Revenge (Jim Kelley's son); Ann Connor (Roy's sister); Farmer Dell (introduction); The Threat [Joe Connor; also as Dr. Cravath] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Threat escapes prison, secreted in a barrel of lye which burns him horribly. Now disfigured, he adopts a new identity, locates his son, and plots once again to kill the D.A., unaware that his daughter is on the train he plans to blow up.
Reprints:

Blackmail Money (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer (spot illustrations)
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer (spot illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

Indexer Notes

Not found in the archive edition.

["Here's more good news for members of the All-American Flying Club!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Lissen, mob, here's a letter from a mug named Joe Kantzen of Brooklyn..."] (Table of Contents)

Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; crime
Characters:
Butch McLobster

Indexer Notes

Not found in the archive edition.

["Follow the further and amazing adventures of the Flash..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter Four: [Roy Revenge Learns the Truth] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Governor Jim Kelley; Mrs. Kelley; Roy Revenge (Jim Kelley's son); Ann Connor (Roy's sister); The Threat [Joe Connor] [aka Jake Boyles] (villain)
Synopsis:
Learning that he is really the D.A.'s son, Roy helps the Flash trap his insidious father before his revenge becomes complete!
Reprints:

Choose Your Prize (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Modern Concise Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. A Message to Our Readers
  4. 3. The Flash! Fastest Man Alive!
    The Flash
  5. 4. A Short History of the Flash
    The Flash
  6. 5. [Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter One: The Adventure of Roy Revenge!
    The Flash
  7. 6. The Flash Presents His Hall of Speed Records
    The Flash
  8. 7. How to Develop Your Speed by The Flash!
    The Flash
  9. 8. [Challenge of the Threat] Chapter Two: The Adventure of the Blood-Red Ray
    The Flash
  10. 9. The Justice Society of America Proudly Presents All-Star No. 7!
  11. 10. [Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter Three: [The Threat Returns to the Big House]
    The Flash
  12. 11. Blackmail Money
    Hop Harrigan
  13. 12. ["Here's more good news for members of the All-American Flying Club!"]
    Hop Harrigan
  14. 13. ["Lissen, mob, here's a letter from a mug named Joe Kantzen of Brooklyn..."]
    Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster
  15. 14. ["Follow the further and amazing adventures of the Flash..."]
    Flash Comics
  16. 15. [Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter Four: [Roy Revenge Learns the Truth]
    The Flash
  17. 16. Choose Your Prize
    American Specialty Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Modern Concise Encyclopedia
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed