(August 1942)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
M. C. Gaines
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Fictitious Villains (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Adventures of the Fictitious Villains (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
The Flash has his hands full in combating villains imagined by a frustrated writer.....villains that come to life and who have but one ambition: crime will win over good!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[The Navy Is Looking for You, Johnny] (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
Synopsis:
Johnny Thunder joins the Navy.

[Adventure in Germany] (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; Pedro; Slim]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Beetle (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher
Inks:
Joe Gallagher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The King [King Standish]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

Adventure of the Nisei Japanese Patriot (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 [Rod Gaynor]

Cinderella (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 Coin] (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]; The Coin (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A mysterious crook named The Coin commits successful robberies and leaves a $5 gold piece behind as his trademark.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fictitious Villains
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Adventures of the Fictitious Villains
    The Flash
  3. 2. [The Navy Is Looking for You, Johnny]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. [Adventure in Germany]
    Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. The Beetle
    The King
  6. 5. Adventure of the Nisei Japanese Patriot
    The Whip
  7. 6. Cinderella
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. [The Coin]
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross