(March 1943)

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); Dorothy Roubicek (assistant editor)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; full color; glossy cover; newsprint interior; saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Hawkgirl is not wearing a mask on the cover.

Play of the Year (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
A theatre promoter devises a plan to revive a play with its original cast of stars as the drawing card. Although the Flash thinks the man is crazy, crookdom decides it's too good to pass up!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

A Street in Holland (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 [Pedro; Fred; Slim]

[Count Orf] (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; Count Orf (villain)

Crime Plays Ball (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher
Inks:
Joe Gallagher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Diablo Cafe Mystery (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Matinee Murder Mystery (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

The Timetable of Crime (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 former railroad man devises a foolproof timetable for crimes to be committed, each guaranteed to outwit the law and the Hawkman.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fat and Slat / filler / ? pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat; Slat

Indexer Notes

This filler MAY be out of sequence. Added 2007-9-7 by Craig Delich.

March of Dimes (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / public service announcement / ? pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter ?
Inks:
Harry G. Peter ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]

Indexer Notes

This PSA for the March of Dimes MAY be out of sequence. Added by Craig Delich 2007-9-7.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Play of the Year
    The Flash
  3. 2. A Street in Holland
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. [Count Orf]
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. Crime Plays Ball
    The King
  6. 5. The Diablo Cafe Mystery
    The Whip
  7. 6. Matinee Murder Mystery
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. The Timetable of Crime
    Hawkman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Fat and Slat
  10. 9. March of Dimes
    Wonder Woman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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