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

[The Adventure of the Curiosity Ray!] (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]; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

The Affair of the Curiosity Ray (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]; Grey Guardsman (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
An ingenius crook calling himself the Grey Guardsman invents and bathes the Flash in a weird ray that causes him to become extremely curious about things. As the Scarlet Speedster races off on wild goose chases, hunting down irrevelant answers to immaterial questions, the Guardsman and gang rob New York blind.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Peachy Pet Controls the Thunderbolt] (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; Thunderbolt; Peachy Pet

[Invasion Stopped] (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:
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Writer credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[The Harbor Haunt] (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]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich (October 2004).

[Employment Agency Swindle] (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.

Murder Mix-Up (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 Riddle of the Mother Goose House (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis:
Hawkman and Hawkgirl, bored with dull parties, decide to visit the Mother Goose House, located in the desert and full of weird fairy-tale characters intent on killing any visitors!
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Adventure of the Curiosity Ray!]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Affair of the Curiosity Ray
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Peachy Pet Controls the Thunderbolt]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. [Invasion Stopped]
    Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. [The Harbor Haunt]
    The King
  6. 5. [Employment Agency Swindle]
    The Whip
  7. 6. Murder Mix-Up
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. The Riddle of the Mother Goose House
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross