(October 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 Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)
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[The Hatchet Cult] (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; Kai Fu (death); Jan Vordyce (villain, introduction); Kong (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Joan Williams, in Chinatown to see an eye doctor, is attacked by a strange sect of the Tong. The Flash decides to intervene to see if he can determine who resurrected the cult and why.
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Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Johnny's New Adopted Daughter (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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Rescued by Radio (Table of Contents)

Les Sparks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Don Cameron
Inks:
Don Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Les Sparks

Adventure of the Siamese Twins (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.

Mistaken Identity (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 [Rod Gaynor]

The Maharajah's Necklace (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

The Adventure of the 'Killer Gang'! (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; Police Commissioner Givvens; Joe Givvens (villain); The Killer Gang (villains)
Synopsis:
A ruthless killing witnessed by Shiera spurs the Hawkman on to track down the gang's leader, but he is shocked when he discovers that man is the Police Commissioner's son!
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

In this story, Hawkman uses a shrill hawk whistle from his helmet to announce his presence.

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Flash
  2. 1. [The Hatchet Cult]
    The Flash
  3. 2. Johnny's New Adopted Daughter
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Rescued by Radio
    Les Sparks
  5. 4. Adventure of the Siamese Twins
    The King
  6. 5. Mistaken Identity
    The Whip
  7. 6. The Maharajah's Necklace
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. The Adventure of the 'Killer Gang'!
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross