(Summer 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
M C Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor); Ted Udall? (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue contains an ad for Hop Harrigan's All-American Flying Club.


[The Flash and Short Shanks] (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]; Short Shanks

[The Flash and Short Shanks]: Chapter 1: Case of the "Patsy Colt"! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Winky Moylan (introduction); Blinky Boylan (introduction); Noddy Toylan (introduction); Trudy; Short Shanks (a horse)
Synopsis:
Flash meets Winky, Blinky and Noddy while visiting the Cumberly Horse Farm with Joan. Joan's friend Trudy owns a horse named "Short Shanks", a very fast horse that shows little promise of racing fame...until a mysterious fire and sale of the horse at public auction.
Keywords:
Cumberly Horse Farm

[The Flash and Short Shanks]: Chapter 2: A Horse on Mr. King! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Trudy; Short Shanks (a horse); Walter King (villain)
Synopsis:
A blacksmith buys the horse and discovers that the horse has one leg shorter than the others, so he constructs special shoes that allow the horse a chance to become a champion. Meanwhile, the Flash discovers that the Three Dimwits have a photo in their possession showing the guilty party who set the fire at the horse farm: Trudy!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

We Were All Kids Once! / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Helfant

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Butch McLobster

[The Flash and Short Shanks]: Chapter 3: Melodrama in a Sawmill! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Trudy; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Short Shanks (a horse); Walter King (villain)
Synopsis:
Walter King persuades the Three Dimwits to set traps to kill the Flash in hopes of taking full possession of the horse, now a proven contender in racing, and they nearly succeed in sawing the Flash in two!

Runaway Plane (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

[The Flash and Short Shanks]: Chapter 4: The Big Race! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Trudy; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Short Shanks (a horse); Walter King (villain)
Synopsis:
The blacksmith and Trudy kidnap "Short Shanks" and paint him to look like a zebra in order to outwit King. While the Police round up and jail King, Joan Williams decides to ride the horse in a local race.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Flash and Short Shanks]
    The Flash
  2. 1. [The Flash and Short Shanks]: Chapter 1: Case of the "Patsy Colt"!
    The Flash
  3. 2. [The Flash and Short Shanks]: Chapter 2: A Horse on Mr. King!
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    We Were All Kids Once!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster
  6. 5. [The Flash and Short Shanks]: Chapter 3: Melodrama in a Sawmill!
    The Flash
  7. 6. Runaway Plane
    Hop Harrigan
  8. 7. [The Flash and Short Shanks]: Chapter 4: The Big Race!
    The Flash
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