(March 1942)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (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]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)

[The Reform of Spike Dugan] (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]; Spike Dugan (villain)
Synopsis:
The Flash decides to try to reform the brother of hardened criminal "Slit" Dugan before he follows in his brother's footsteps.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Drifting Down the Amazon] (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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Secret Sub Base (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron (signed)
Pencils:
Don Cameron (signed)
Inks:
Don Cameron (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Les Sparks

[Racketeers] (Table of Contents)

The King / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The King [King Standish]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[High-Priced Meals] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ted Udall
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Crime Cave (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
adventure; humor

The Inkling Kid (Table of Contents)

Minute Movies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
adventure; humor

The Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Doc Benson; Tommy (infantile paraylsis patient); Tommy's mother and father
Synopsis:
After discovering the need for an iron lung to save the life of a small child, the Flash races out to secure one, thus saving the little boy's life.

Indexer Notes

A separate illustrated text section below the 6-panel story further empahsizes the need for more such equipment as Tommy required in the story, and the publisher encourages all readers to donate as much money as they can to the President's Diamond Jubilee.

Appears concurrently in
All-Star Comics #9, Feb-Mar 1942;
All-American Comics #36, Mar 1942;
Flash Comics #27, Mar 1942;
Sensation Comics #3, Mar 1942

[The Winged Stage-Robbers] (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]
Synopsis:
Homing pigeons are being used to convey plans for crimes to be committed, but the criminals make the mistake of having the birds fly over Hawk Valley.
Keywords:
Hawk Valley
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. [The Reform of Spike Dugan]
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Drifting Down the Amazon]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. The Secret Sub Base
    Les Sparks
  5. 4. [Racketeers]
    The King
  6. 5. [High-Priced Meals]
    The Whip
  7. 6. Crime Cave
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. The Inkling Kid
    Minute Movies
  9. 8. The Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday!
    The Flash
  10. 9. [The Winged Stage-Robbers]
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lionel English
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Allen Ross