(May 1943)

DC, 1942 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 Rubicek (assistant editor)
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; saddle-stitched; newsprint; was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Ad for Hop Harrigan on the radio in this issue.


The Talking Lion (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman
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Indexer Notes

Credits by Jerry Bails.

The Talking Lion (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston [as Charles Moulton]
Pencils:
Frank Godwin
Inks:
Frank Godwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Princess Yasmini (Intro, villain); Nazis; Bobby Lee (intro); Sally Lee; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Ginger (Steve Trevor's niece); Smaltz
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman takes Bobby to the zoo, where they meet Steve Trevor and his niece. The two kids discover that one of the lions can talk. This leads Wonder Woman and Steve to Cairo where the uncover Princess Yasmini and her group of spies.
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Indexer Notes

Title from cover. Artist data from Jerry Bails.

[The Kid From England] (Table of Contents)

Little Boy Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; superhero
Characters:
Little Boy Blue; Tubby; Toughy; Dan Rogers; Nazis; Ronnie Graham (intro); Mr. Dexter

Indexer Notes

Artist data from Jerry Bails.

That's Gratitude! (Table of Contents)

Tippie / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Pencils:
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Inks:
Edwina Dumm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Ghosts Who Saved Skyros] (Table of Contents)

Gay Ghost / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall (signed)
Pencils:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gay Ghost; Hawkins; General Von (Intro, villain); Nazis

The Emperor's Millions (Table of Contents)

Mr. Terrific / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall ?
Pencils:
Hal Sharp (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Terrific; Wanda Wilson; Napoleon Bonaparte (Dies; flashback); Duke De L'Argent (intro, flashback), De L'Argent X; Al Klipp (villain); Fluke (Intro for both)

Penniless Margaret (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Hal Mason / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hal Mason

The Return of the Black Pirate (Table of Contents)

Black Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jon Valor; Justin Valor; Jon and Justin Valor of 1943 (intro); a Jester (latter in flashback); Don Muerte and his "birdmen" (Intro for all; in flashback); Nazis
Synopsis:
Justin and Jon Valor, 20th century descendants of the original, visit the Black Pirate's island headquarters and read an adventure of the original in an old book.

The Case of the Half-Finished Tie (Table of Contents)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tim Daly (Intro); Mingo and his gang (Villain; Intro); Trig (Intro, Dies)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Talking Lion
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. The Talking Lion
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [The Kid From England]
    Little Boy Blue
  4. 3. That's Gratitude!
    Tippie
  5. 4. [The Ghosts Who Saved Skyros]
    Gay Ghost
  6. 5. The Emperor's Millions
    Mr. Terrific
  7. 6. Penniless Margaret (Part 2)
    Hal Mason
  8. 7. The Return of the Black Pirate
    Black Pirate
  9. 8. The Case of the Half-Finished Tie
    Wildcat
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