(Summer 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
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

Indicia title: ALL FLASH QUARTERLY.


[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

Three Indians Bit the Dust! (Table of Contents)

Books Worth Reading / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josette Frank
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover. Page includes Editorial Advisory Board, list of DC titles, Superman Code Message, and indicia.

[The Flash and Short Shanks,] Chapter One: 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

["A special message to the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promotes buying savings stamps.

[The Flash and Short Shanks,] Chapter Two: 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!

["Well, here we are at the zoo at last..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Now fer de roll call, mugs!"] (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:
humor; crime
Characters:
Butch McLobster

[The Flash and Short Shanks,] Chapter Three: 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!

["Here we are again, folks..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Runaway Plane (Table of Contents)

A Hop Harrigan Story / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

["War calls the Justice Society into action!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

An Important Message to the Members of the All-American Flying Club (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Flash and Short Shanks,] Chapter Four: 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.

["Follow the further adventures of the Flash..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Flash Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Here it is again!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)