(March 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
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art id by Jerry Bails. Credit in Archives edition to H.G. Peter is wrong.

[Diana Prince--Framed for Espionage] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Col. Darnell; Etta Candy; The Holliday Girls; Gross (villain, introduction); Nazi agents (villains, introduction); Lila Brown (introduction); Eve Brown (introduction)
Synopsis:
Diana gets a job as Col. Darnell's secretary.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash

[The Schemes of Juan Marche] (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 Valor]; Don Carlos (villain); Manuel; Juan Marche (introduction, death); King Phillip; Donna Bonita

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 Phony Presidente] (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]; Wanda Wilson; Presidente Del Rio (of Santa Flora); Miguel (villain, introduction); Carlos (villain, introduction); Jose (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
While visiting Santa Flora, Terry saves the life of the newly elected Presidente, who decides to return with Sloan to America in order to obtain a large loan to help out his poor populace.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Jerry Bails. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-6-08.

[The Ghost and the Gangsters] (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; Billy the Blood (villain, introduction); Boxcar Benny (villain, introduction)

Cover-Up (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hal Mason

[The Case of Croaker Shayne] (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; Croaker Shayne (villain, introduction); Jed Peters (introduction); Mr. Drexel

Indexer Notes

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

The Case of the Phantom Killers (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]; The Purple Mask Gang [Mitch Daly (death); Joe Conti (death); Malcom Glibson] (villains, introduction)
Synopsis:
When the Police round up members of the Purple Mask gang, convict them in court and see them executed, they are warned beforehand that they WILL return and seek their own revenge on those responsible. But Wildcat soon discovers their clever ruse and ends their reign of terror.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Oddity: Wildcat leaves behind the pawprint of a wildcat on the forehead of criminals as his calling card to the Police; Synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-15-08.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [Diana Prince--Framed for Espionage]
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. The Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday
    The Flash
  4. 3. [The Schemes of Juan Marche]
    Black Pirate
  5. 4. [The Phony Presidente]
    Mr. Terrific
  6. 5. [The Ghost and the Gangsters]
    Gay Ghost
  7. 6. Cover-Up (Part 2)
    Hal Mason
  8. 7. [The Case of Croaker Shayne]
    Little Boy Blue
  9. 8. The Case of the Phantom Killers
    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