(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)
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
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 [as E. E. Hibbard]
Inks:
Lou Ferstadt [as E. E. Hibbard]
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 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) /

Comic Cavalcade / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["In the dark days of devastating warfare..."] (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]

["This is a Nazi spy by the name of 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)

Free! An Autographed Picture of Wonder Woman to All Those Who Help the March of Dimes! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

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.

["It's always funny when a playboy with too much money gets rebuffed..."] (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

Thousand-Face, 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) /

Picture Stories from the Bible / 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)

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

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

The 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

Slapstick "Corn" (Table of Contents)

Fat and Slat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat; Slat

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

Philhellenes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sidney M. Elias
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Energy for Victory! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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) (Expand) /

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

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

Boy Commandos; World's Finest Comics; Leading Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Play of the Year
    The Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    All-Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Comic Cavalcade
  5. 4. ["In the dark days of devastating warfare..."]
    The Ghost Patrol
  6. 5. ["This is a Nazi spy by the name of Count Orf..."]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. Free! An Autographed Picture of Wonder Woman to All Those Who Help the March of Dimes!
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. Crime Plays Ball
    The King
  9. 8. ["It's always funny when a playboy with too much money gets rebuffed..."]
    The Whip
  10. 9. Thousand-Face, Part 2
    A Jack Raymond Story
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Green Lantern
  14. 13. The Matinee Murder Mystery
    Minute Movies
  15. 14. Slapstick "Corn"
    Fat and Slat
  16. 15. Philhellenes
    Flash Stamp Page
  17. 16. Energy for Victory!
    Baby Ruth
  18. 17. The Timetable of Crime
    Hawkman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comics
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Boy Commandos; World's Finest Comics; Leading Comics
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross