(August 1942)

DC, 1942 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)
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; saddle-stitched; newsprint; was ongoing series

Issue Notes

assistant editor dates approximate


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy
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[Battle of the Bullfinch Store] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Colonel Darnell; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Gloria Bullfinch (introduction); Gunsi Del Slimo (villain)
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Spanish Armada (Table of Contents)

The Black Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; Justin Valor; King Phillip II of Spain; Sir Francis Drake

[The Crooked Carnival] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Terrific / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Reizenstein [as Reizenstein] (signed)
Pencils:
Hal Sharp (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sharp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Terrific [Terry Sloane]; Wanda Wilson; crooked carnival owner (villain)
Synopsis:
Wanda suggests that she and Terry visit a local carnival, but every time Terry attempts to win her a prize, he loses. He gets dejected and the crowd really razzes him. But Terry suspects the games are fixed, and so, as Mr. Terrific, he goes back and gives the management a taste of their own medicine!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Jerry Bails.

[Murder At the Movies] (Table of Contents)

O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
O'Malley; Bigkit Tortoni (villain); Cupcake O'Toole; Danny the Drool (Intro for all)

[Flight of the Vultures] (Table of Contents)

The Gay Ghost / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Gay Ghost [Keith Everet]; Deborah Wallace; Blackie Stover (villain); The Vultures (villains)
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Gang Doctor (Part 1) (Table of Contents)

Hal Mason / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Hal Mason

[Reggie, the Mystery Kid] (Table of Contents)

Little Boy Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; superhero
Characters:
Little Boy Blue [Tommy Rogers]; The Blue Boys [Toughy; Tubby]; Dan Rogers; Midget Mike (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails and Craig Delich (December 2005).

[Smokey Joe's Last Fire] (Table of Contents)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Stretch Skinner; Smokey Joe Cummings; Harry Ranson (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [Battle of the Bullfinch Store]
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. Spanish Armada
    The Black Pirate
  4. 3. [The Crooked Carnival]
    Mr. Terrific
  5. 4. [Murder At the Movies]
    O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct
  6. 5. [Flight of the Vultures]
    The Gay Ghost
  7. 6. Gang Doctor (Part 1)
    Hal Mason
  8. 7. [Reggie, the Mystery Kid]
    Little Boy Blue
  9. 8. [Smokey Joe's Last Fire]
    Wildcat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
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