(December 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 Superman 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

[The Spider-Men of Mars] (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]; Spider-Men; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)
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[The Spider-Men of Mars] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Jim Seltzer (introduction); Spider-Men (villains, introduction for all); Dr. Jennings (villain, introduction); Enzil (villain, death)
Synopsis:
When Jay's fellow lab assistant invents a model of an interplanetary spaceship, he laughs, thinking the poor man has been working too hard. However, when the Flash finds himself on Mars, the laugh is on him.
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Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich (September 2004).

The Party for Poor Children (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.

Adventure of the Dyka Head Hunters (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

Hijackers (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-dtaed 2007-9-2.

Construction Conspiracy (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]

South Seas Surprise (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 Hawkwoman] (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]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis:
Carter Hall decides to take Shiera to a masquerade ball, and, just for fun, he lets her borrow one of his Hawk costumes. The fun ends when Hawkman's bird allies summon Shiera to the scene of a crime that nearly costs her her life!
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Indexer Notes

This is the 2nd appearance of Hawkgirl after All-Star Comics #5.

The writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Spider-Men of Mars]
    The Flash
  2. 1. [The Spider-Men of Mars]
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Party for Poor Children
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Adventure of the Dyka Head Hunters
    Les Sparks, Radio Amateur
  5. 4. Hijackers
    The King
  6. 5. Construction Conspiracy
    The Whip
  7. 6. South Seas Surprise
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. [The Hawkwoman]
    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