(January 1943)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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, uncredited); Dorothy Roubicek (assistant editor, uncredited)
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]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Oddity: Hawkgirl is not wearing a mask.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Sons of the Hurricane (Table of Contents)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Josette Frank
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Crime Goes Crazy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Hal Sharp [as E. E. Hibbard]
Inks:
Hal Sharp [as E. E. Hibbard]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams
Synopsis:
As part of an initiation ceremony for Joan, the Flash must convince the authorities that he is insane and be committed to an institution. Unfortunately for the Flash, the warden is a crook and Joan blows the Scarlet Speedster's cover.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["As Japan's hordes spill across war-torn China..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ted Udall
Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Frank Harry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Slim; Pedro; Fred]

["What happened to Johnny Thunder shouldn't happen to a dogfish..."] (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 New World's First Banner! (Table of Contents)

Flying Colors / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

The Last of the Old Whalers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Sam Burlockoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits from Craig Delich.

["There's a price on the Whip's head, and it's a fancy price!"] (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]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mutt and Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

If Time Would Only Tell! Part 2 (Table of Contents)

A Jack Raymond Story / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Boy Commandos / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Minute Movies Revue (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

["Gee, Fat, this poster sure looks swell now..."] (Table of Contents)

Flat and Slat / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Fat; Slat

Indexer Notes

War Bonds ad. Sequence added by Craig Delich.

Bermuda (Table of Contents)

Flash Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Picture Stories from the Bible / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["...Three little jewel chests - One gold, one silver and one copper..."] (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]; Chance (villain)
Synopsis:
The Hawk is trapped by a man named Chance who gives the Feathered Fury the opportunity to choose his fate: freedom, slavery or death!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Sons of the Hurricane
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Crime Goes Crazy
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    All-Flash
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  7. 6. ["As Japan's hordes spill across war-torn China..."]
    The Ghost Patrol
  8. 7. ["What happened to Johnny Thunder shouldn't happen to a dogfish..."]
    Johnny Thunder
  9. 8. The New World's First Banner!
    Flying Colors
  10. 9. The Last of the Old Whalers
    The King
  11. 10. ["There's a price on the Whip's head, and it's a fancy price!"]
    The Whip
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  14. 13. If Time Would Only Tell! Part 2
    A Jack Raymond Story
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Boy Commandos
  16. 15. Minute Movies Revue
    Minute Movies
  17. 16. ["Gee, Fat, this poster sure looks swell now..."]
    Flat and Slat
  18. 17. Bermuda
    Flash Stamp Page
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comics
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  21. 20. ["...Three little jewel chests - One gold, one silver and one copper..."]
    Hawkman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross