(January-February 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (editor); Ted Udall (assistant Editor); Dorothy Roubicek (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Assistant editor dates are approximate.

This issue contains an ad for Hop Harrigan's All-American Flying Club.

Oddity: insides in spots depicts the lightning bolt on Flash's costume backwards!

Some info and story title correction added by Craig Delich 8-22-09.


The Flash and the Formula to Fairyland! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard [as Hibbard] (signed)
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard [as Hibbard] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; various characters from Fairyland

The Formula to Fairyland!: Prologue (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Harry Tschida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Jimmy [a.k.a. Buster]
Synopsis:
The Flash is called in to try and revive the spirits of a blind boy who lies near death at a local hospital.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

The Formula to Fairyland!: Chapter 1: Migration into Fantasy (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard (signed)
Inks:
Harry Tschida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Joan Williams; Jimmy [a.k.a. Buster]; Red; Rats Riley; Lumps Riley (villain); Crusher Riley (villain); various characters from Fairyland
Synopsis:
A local bookstore owner, unknowingly saved by the Flash, believes that the Three Dimwits have saved him and thus rewards them [as scientists] with a rare volume on how to enter Fairyland. When the appointed night, Halloween, arrives, they read the magic incantation, shrink and enter into Fairyland, as do the Flash and Joan, who also repeat the words.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich. Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-8-22.

The Formula to Fairyland!: Chapter 2: Unfairness in Fairyland! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Harry Tschida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Joan Williams; Jimmy [aka Buster]; Red; Rats Riley; Lumps Riley (villain); Crusher Riley (villain); various characters from Fairyland
Synopsis:
Once in Fairyland, Flash, Jean and the Dimwits run into a variety of characters: Cinderella, Puss n' Boots and the Ugly Duckling, as well as an old witch who, with two crooks, abscond with the golden treasure of Fairyland. It's up to the Flash to recover the loot in order to release Joan. who is being accused of the foul deed.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Puts Over a Fast One (Table of Contents)

Butch McLobster the Super Mobster / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Butch McLobster

Japanese Mitsubishi/Italian Savoia-Marchetti-SM81 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Formula to Fairyland!: Chapter 3: The Flash Meets Magic! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard (signed)
Inks:
Harry Tschida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Joan Williams; Jimmy [aka Buster]; Rasts Riley; Red; Lumps Riley (villain); Crusher Riley (villain); various characters from Fairyland
Synopsis:
The Flash meets Jack (of the Beanstalk fame) and climbs up the beanstalk in order to confront the witch and crooks who have teamed up with the giant, but is captured.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Decoys...Made in Japan (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

The Formula to Fairyland!: Chapter 4: Tale's End! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Harry Tschida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Joan Williams; Jimmy [aka Buster]; Red; Rats Riley; Lumps Riley (villain); Crusher Riley (villain); various characters from Fairyland
Synopsis:
Thanks to Mother Frost and friends, the Flash is released from Captivity, and then he seeks out the Fairy Godmother, who provides weapons needed to battle the old witch, recover the loot, and secure the release of Joan. The telling of this story gives the dying boy new hope and he recovers (learning the Flash's secret identity in the process).

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Flash and the Formula to Fairyland!
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Formula to Fairyland!: Prologue
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Formula to Fairyland!: Chapter 1: Migration into Fantasy
    The Flash
  4. 3. The Formula to Fairyland!: Chapter 2: Unfairness in Fairyland!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Puts Over a Fast One
    Butch McLobster the Super Mobster
  6. 5. Japanese Mitsubishi/Italian Savoia-Marchetti-SM81
    How to Spot the Planes in the Skies?
  7. 6. The Formula to Fairyland!: Chapter 3: The Flash Meets Magic!
    The Flash
  8. 7. Decoys...Made in Japan
    Hop Harrigan
  9. 8. The Formula to Fairyland!: Chapter 4: Tale's End!
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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