(February 1942)

DC, 1942 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:
Sheldon Mayer
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; saddle-stitched; newsprint; was ongoing series

none (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry. G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman
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[The Menace of Dr. Poison] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston (signed as Charles Moulton)
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; V: Dr. Poison (Princess Maru, I); Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Holliday Girls.
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The Sword of Hate (Table of Contents)

Black Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Black Pirate [Jon Valo]; V: Don Carlos; Manuel (I, D); Donna Bonita; King Phillip of Spain.
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Indexer Notes

Writer revision by Craig Delich (Dec. 2005) and verified by Moldoff in interview with Roy Thomas. Credit previously given to Ted Udall.

[The One-Man Benefit Show] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Terrific / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Reizenstein (signed)
Pencils:
Hal Sharp (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sharp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Terrific [Terry Sloan]; Ivanovitch Bizochki; V: Hugo Snitz (I); Wanda Wilson.
Synopsis:
Wanda Wilson, the girl Terry rescued last issue, reveals that she knows he is Mr. Terrific and becomes his assistant. This case revolves about a famous violinist who has his valuable Stradivarius taken and held by crooks, who tell him to perform no concerts for the next three weeks.
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Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-6-08.

[Voyage of Villainy] (Table of Contents)

Gay Ghost / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox (signed)
Pencils:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gay Ghost [Charles Collins]; Deborah Wallace; Villains: Nita, Hugo, Fred, and Kurt (I for all).

Cover-Up (Part 1) (Table of Contents)

Hal Mason / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hal Mason

[The Hot Car Ring] (Table of Contents)

Little Boy Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; superhero
Characters:
Little Boy Blue [Tommy Rogers]; The Blue Boys: Toughy & Tubby; Dan Rogers; Villains: Mayers and his gang (I for all).

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails & Craig Delich (Dec. 2005).

Who Is Wildcat? (Table of Contents)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Joan Fortune; Villains: Barney, Wiley and their gang (I for all,); Kid Nelson (I); Stretch Skinner.
Synopsis:
After becoming the Wildcat in order to find the murderers of his friend and clear his own name [as Ted Grant], Wildcat has further work to do when a gang seeks to silence the witness in the case.
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Indexer Notes

Ted Grant wins the World's Heavyweight boxing title in this story; modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-15-08.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [The Menace of Dr. Poison]
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. The Sword of Hate
    Black Pirate
  4. 3. [The One-Man Benefit Show]
    Mr. Terrific
  5. 4. [Voyage of Villainy]
    Gay Ghost
  6. 5. Cover-Up (Part 1)
    Hal Mason
  7. 6. [The Hot Car Ring]
    Little Boy Blue
  8. 7. Who Is Wildcat?
    Wildcat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes