(August 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); 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 Liars Club] (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 Liar's Club [Jay Garrick; others un-named]; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Liars' Club (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]; The Liar's Club [Jay Garrick; others un-named] (introduction)
Synopsis:
Jay Garrick and two other members of the Liar's Club are instructed to relate 'whoppers' about the Fastest Man Alive. Jay wins the contest with a truthful story of his alter ego!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[The Subway Chase] (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

The Demented Dictator (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 [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Puritan Perils (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

The Curse of the Alverados (Table of Contents)

The Whip / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rod Gaynor]

The Haunted Man (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]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis:
The Feathered Furies must battle a man's superstition of seeing a dagger prior to a major tragedy occuring.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fat and Slat / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat; Slat

Indexer Notes

This filler MAY be out of sequence, and was added by Craig Delich 2007-9-16.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Liars Club]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Liars' Club
    The Flash
  3. 2. [The Subway Chase]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. The Demented Dictator
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. Puritan Perils
    Minute Movies
  6. 5. The Curse of the Alverados
    The Whip
  7. 6. The Haunted Man
    Hawkman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fat and Slat
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