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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Man Who Commanded the Night (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Hal Sharp
Inks:
Hal Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Shade [Richard Swift] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Fastest Man Alive must face a new villain who can turn the brightness of day to the darkness of night in order to commit crime.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Peachy Pet, Navy Mascot] (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; Peachy Pet

The Ferret (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ted Udall; Emmanuel Demby
Pencils:
Frank Harry (signed)
Inks:
Frank Harry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]; The Ferret (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credits by Craig Delich October 2004. Credit reads : 'by DEMBY - TED & FRANK HARRY'

Crime Invades the Art World (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

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

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[The Masquerader] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John B. Wentworth ?
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rod Gaynor]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004. But sole credit in original to Homer Fleming. Up to issue 26 Wentworth always signed his work on this strip.

Fate Rides the Range (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 Affair of Father Time (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]
Synopsis:
Hawkman faces a dire warning of death from an individual who has taken a serum to gain knowledge of lost arts and sciences.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. The Man Who Commanded the Night
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Peachy Pet, Navy Mascot]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. The Ferret
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. Crime Invades the Art World
    The King
  6. 5. [The Masquerader]
    The Whip
  7. 6. Fate Rides the Range
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. The Affair of Father Time
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Veracity
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross