(January 1942)

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 editor); Sheldon Mayer (editor); Ted Udall (assistant editor)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; full color; glossy cover; newsprint interior; saddle-stitched

none (Table of Contents)

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]; Big Red (a hawk)

[Joan's Investigation] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams
Synopsis:
When the Flash learns that Joan is working as defense co-ordination secretary to General Merritt in order to uncover spies in the Army and defense industries, he decides she needs a guardian angel for protection.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

Johnny's Messenger Service (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; Mildred Thunder; Pa Thunder; The Thunderbolt; Jimmy the Jerk (villain); Dick The Dope (villain); Ole the Oaf (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Adventure of the Poisoned Pill (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

The Haunted House at Seabrook (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:
western-frontier
Characters:
The King [King Standish]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

Stock Swindle (Table of Contents)

The Whip / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth (signed)
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rodney Gaynor]

The Strange Ant Malady (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Jack Raymond / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jack Raymond

Sudden Shocks (Table of Contents)

Minute Movies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor

In Days of Old (Table of Contents)

Comedy Short / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fuller Phun

Indexer Notes

This feature was added 9-3-07 by Craig Delich.

[The Youth Serum] (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]; Nester Sanders
Synopsis:
Carter Hall is asked to witness an experiment of a doctor who has invented a serum to revitalize certain glands so that the old can be made young again.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Hawkman
  2. 1. [Joan's Investigation]
    The Flash
  3. 2. Johnny's Messenger Service
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Adventure of the Poisoned Pill
    Les Sparks
  5. 4. The Haunted House at Seabrook
    The King
  6. 5. Stock Swindle
    The Whip
  7. 6. The Strange Ant Malady (Part 2)
    Jack Raymond
  8. 7. Sudden Shocks
    Minute Movies
  9. 8. In Days of Old
    Comedy Short
  10. 9. [The Youth Serum]
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross