(January 1943)

DC, 1940 Series
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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); Dorothy Roubicek (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]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Oddity: Hawkgirl is not wearing a mask.

Crime Goes Crazy (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]; 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

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Occupied 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]

[Dry Land] (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

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 by Craig Delich October 2004.

[The Trap] (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]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

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

[Three Little Jewel Chests] (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 by Craig Delich October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flying Colors / filler / ? pages (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 its original sequence. Added by Craig Delich 2007-9-5.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flat and Slat / public service announcement / ? pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Fat; Slat

Indexer Notes

War Bonds ad. This PSA MAY be out of its original sequence. Added by Craig Delich 2007-9-5.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Crime Goes Crazy
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Occupied China]
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. [Dry Land]
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. Last of the Old Whalers
    The King
  6. 5. [The Trap]
    The Whip
  7. 6. Minute Movies Revue
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. [Three Little Jewel Chests]
    Hawkman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Flying Colors
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Flat and Slat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
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