(April 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)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; full color; glossy cover; newsprint interior; saddle-stitched

[The Flash Goes to Hollywood] (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]; Mickey Rooney (inset); Judy Garland (inset); Clark Gable (inset); Jimmy Stewart (inset); Gary Cooper (inset); Tyrone Power (inset); Charles Boyer (inset); Marlene Dietrich (inset); and two others

[The Flash Goes to Hollywood] (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:
A cheap publicity man in New York signs up the Flash and Joan to a movie contract to make a film titled "Guns of Gangland." Unaware that he has also signed up several gangsters to kill the Flash, the Scarlet Speedster has his hands full trying to complete the film AND remain alive!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Peachy Pet's Plane Ride] (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; Daisy Darling

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Daisy Darling.

[The Costume Brawl] (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

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Les Sparks.

[The Witch] (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]; The Witch (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Uncle Sharp] (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 [Rodney Gaynor]

Masquerade Mystery (Table of Contents)

Minute Movies / comic story / 7 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 / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor

[The Mechanical Master] (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]; Shiera Sanders
Synopsis:
A giant white bird suddenly appears in Hawk Valley and begins kidnapping people, but Hawkman draws the line on such activity when one of the victims is Shiera.
Keywords:
Hawk Valley
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Flash Goes to Hollywood]
    The Flash
  2. 1. [The Flash Goes to Hollywood]
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Peachy Pet's Plane Ride]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. [The Costume Brawl]
    Les Sparks
  5. 4. [The Witch]
    The King
  6. 5. [Uncle Sharp]
    The Whip
  7. 6. Masquerade Mystery
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. The Inkling Kid
    Minute Movies
  9. 8. [The Mechanical Master]
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
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  • Allen Ross