(October 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

The Robbers of the Round Table (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Hal Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Ink credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Robbers of the Round Table (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
A modern-day blacksmith succeeds in creating a paper-light suit of armor that resists all bullets. When crooks suddenly appear in Keystone City wearing such armor, the Flash thinks them merely to be extras in a medieval picture he is working in.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

Nazism and Fascism (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]; the Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Writer credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Out at Sea] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder

The Men Who Sought Arrest (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.

Japanese Spies (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 [Rodney Gaynor]

Blood and Thunder (Table of Contents)

Minute Movies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
adventure; humor

A Second Guess (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:
A clever criminal organizes the "Second Guessers Club," composed of crooks who study the mistakes of other criminals, and then profits from that knowledge.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flying Colors / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John M. Jenks (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

This filler MAY be out of sequence. Added by Craig Delich 2007-9-5.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

How to Spot Planes in the Skies / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Falcon Mathieu
Pencils:
Falcon Mathieu
Inks:
Falcon Mathieu
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

This filler MAY be out of sequence. Added by Craig Delich 2007-9-5.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Robbers of the Round Table
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Robbers of the Round Table
    The Flash
  3. 2. Nazism and Fascism
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. [Out at Sea]
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. The Men Who Sought Arrest
    The King
  6. 5. Japanese Spies
    The Whip
  7. 6. Blood and Thunder
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. A Second Guess
    Hawkman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Flying Colors
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    How to Spot Planes in the Skies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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