(May 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)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

none (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]

The Man Who Harnessed the Sun (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
The Fastest Man Alive faces a mad scientist who has invented a machine capable of tracking the Flash at the speed of light and destroying him with purple lightning.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Spooks] (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

[The Costume Brawl] (Table of Contents)

Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall; Emmanuel Demby
Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Frank Harry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Predro; Slim] (introduction, all die, all re-appear in ghost form)

[The Writer and 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.

[Bank Holdup] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Charles Reizenstein
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Jailbreak (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 Case of the Human Plants (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:
Hawk faces the deadly danger of a maniac who has developed a species of half-human, thinking and talking plants.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Hawkman
  2. 1. The Man Who Harnessed the Sun
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Spooks]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. [The Costume Brawl]
    Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. [The Writer and the Witch]
    The King
  6. 5. [Bank Holdup]
    The Whip
  7. 6. Jailbreak
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. The Case of the Human Plants
    Hawkman
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  • Craig Delich
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