(April 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)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Man Who Could Read Men's Souls! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Ferstadt
Inks:
Lou Ferstadt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Man Who Could Read Faces (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]; Johnny Bonham (villain)
Synopsis:
When young Johnny Bonham steals a parchment from an Egyptian mummy and attempts to re-create an experiment based upon the symbols found within, the Flash must face the result: a man who can not only read the thoughts of others, but interpret their desires as well!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Into Frozen Russia] (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]

Keep Away Unless You're a Dive (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

Double Trouble (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.

Case of the Patriotic Boys (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]

The Heart of Cha Ming (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
Characters:
Cha Ming

Give Them the Bird (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:
Through a series of misadventures, and with a little help from the Feathered Fury, a college board of trustees is convinced to listen to a lecture on birds and what they could learn from them.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Victory Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A. W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Could Read Men's Souls!
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Man Who Could Read Faces
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Into Frozen Russia]
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. Keep Away Unless You're a Dive
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. Double Trouble
    The King
  6. 5. Case of the Patriotic Boys
    The Whip
  7. 6. The Heart of Cha Ming
    Minute Movies
  8. 7. Give Them the Bird
    Hawkman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross