(June 1943)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
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

Issue Notes

Page count drops to 60.


[The Adventure of the Gangster's Baby] (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]; Tough Tony; Tony's baby; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[The Gangster's Baby] (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]; ; Tony's baby; Tough Tony (villain)
Synopsis:
The Flash becomes intrigued by the story of "Tough Tony" and his son, whom he kidnapped as a baby and raised as his own.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[The Homesick Thunderbolt] (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; Thunderbolt
Synopsis:
Takes place in Bahdnesia
Keywords:
Bahdnesia

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Bahdnesia.

Ghost Met Ghost (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; Fred; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Disappearing Diamonds (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

Birthdays and Bracelets (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 [Rodney Gaynor]

The Master of Memory (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:
An ingenious scientist-criminal invents a machine that is able to wipe all knowledge about him and his crimes from the memory of any witness.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Adventure of the Gangster's Baby]
    The Flash
  2. 1. [The Gangster's Baby]
    The Flash
  3. 2. [The Homesick Thunderbolt]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Ghost Met Ghost
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. Disappearing Diamonds
    Minute Movies
  6. 5. Birthdays and Bracelets
    The Whip
  7. 6. The Master of Memory
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
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