(Fall 1941)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
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. This issue contains an ad for Hop Harrigan's All-American Flying Club.


[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:

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / table of contents / 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 1: 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 / filler / 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 / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
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 2: 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:

[Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter 3: [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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Butch McLobster

Indexer Notes

Not found in the archive edition.

[Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter 4: [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:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
    The Flash
  3. 2. A Short History of the Flash
    The Flash
  4. 3. [Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter 1: The Adventure of Roy Revenge!
    The Flash
  5. 4. The Flash Presents His Hall of Speed Records
    The Flash
  6. 5. How to Develop Your Speed by The Flash!
    The Flash
  7. 6. [Challenge of the Threat] Chapter 2: Adventure of the Blood-Red Ray
    The Flash
  8. 7. [Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter 3: [The Threat Returns to the Big House]
    The Flash
  9. 8. Blackmail Money
    Hop Harrigan
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster
  11. 10. [Challenge of the Threat]: Chapter 4: [Roy Revenge Learns the Truth]
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed