(June-July 1943)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Wonder Woman Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #211, 214, 217, 300)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Lila; Buenos Noches; Doctor Psycho
Reprints:

Battle for Womanhood (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Colonel Darnell; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; three office girls [Adelaide; rest un-named] (introduction for all); a slave girl (introduction); Marva Psycho (Dr. Psycho's wife, introduction); Ben Bradley (Marva's former husband, introduction); Phantasms [Benito Mussolini; George Washington; John L. Sullivan; Carlo Montez]; Dr. Psycho (villain, an evil psychologist, introduction, origin); Adolf Hitler (villain, cameo); Emperor Hirohito (villain, cameo); Mars (villain, god of war); Count Conquest (villain); Earl of Greed (villain); Duke of Deception (villain)
Synopsis:
Inspired by the Duke of Deception, Dr. Psycho tries to convince the public through sabotage and trickery that women are not suited for the war effort.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The abilities of Dr. Psycho and the Duke of Deception are similar, except that the Duke must create his ectoplasmic phantasms prior to using them, whereas the Doctor can form them at will, as long as he has a hypnotized medium drawing ectoplasm from the spirit world.

[The Toothache] (Table of Contents)

Etta Candy and Her Holliday Girls / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Colonel Darnell; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Paula von Gunther; William Moulton Marston (as a waiter, cameo); Harry G. Peter (as a waiter, cameo); Dr. Bill Bollens (a dentist, introduction); Detective Casey (introduction); Mola Chissler (villain, a con artist, introduction); Gyp (villain, Mola's assistant, introduction); Mugger (villain, Mola's assistant, introduction)
Synopsis:
Before Etta can eat her birthday Candy Cocktail, she needs to see a dentist about her toothache, interrupting a jewel scam in the process.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter appear in the first panel, posing as waiters to infiltrate the party. Their identification is included in the opening caption box. Note and proper feature title supplied by Andy Mangels via GCD Error List, July 2007.

[Mars Invades the Moon] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Queen Hippolyte; Paula von Gunther; Diana (goddess of the Moon, introduction); Diana's nymphs (introduction for all); Professor I. B. Wise (an astronomer, introduction); Mar's slave girls (introduction for all); Martian women (introduction for all); Mars (villain); Duke of Deception (villain); Earl of Greed (villain); Lord Conquest (villain)
Synopsis:
A power shift on his home planet leads Mars to conquer the Moon as a base to attack Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Moon

Indexer Notes

The Amazons ride Kangas in their games, and use sky kangas to travel into outer space.

Goddess Diana and her nymphs control pumps that dispense liquid glass over the surface of the Moon, making it reflective.

Susan B. Anthony (Table of Contents)

Wonder Women of History / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alice Marble
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Susan B. Anthony
Synopsis:
Life story of Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), who attained equal rights for women, and started the suffrage movement which gained women the right to vote in 1920.

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Jerry Bails.

Uncle Bud Saves the Day (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Uncle Bud

And "Sew" It Goes (Table of Contents)

Tippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Edwina Dumm
Pencils:
Edwina Dumm
Inks:
Edwina Dumm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tippie

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints?

[The Return of Dr. Psycho] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Colonel Darnell; Etta Candy; Lila Brown (Steve's secretary, death); Joan Whitwe (Dr. Psycho's former secretary and median, introduction); a prison warden (introduction); Phantasms [Regan (prison guard); Buenos Noches]; Dr. Psycho (villain)
Synopsis:
Dr. Psycho, thought dead, is now free from prison and out to kill Steve and Wonder Woman, and almost accomplishes the task if not for Etta.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wonder Woman notes that Amazons practice "yogi" (sic).

Lila Brown, Steve's secretary, dies when she picks up a fountain pen-bomb meant to kill Steve.

Dr. Psycho uses ectoplasm to create his double that was found dead in his jail cell.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Battle for Womanhood
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [The Toothache]
    Etta Candy and Her Holliday Girls
  4. 3. [Mars Invades the Moon]
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Susan B. Anthony
    Wonder Women of History
  6. 5. Uncle Bud Saves the Day
    Hop Harrigan
  7. 6. And "Sew" It Goes
    Tippie
  8. 7. [The Return of Dr. Psycho]
    Wonder Woman
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