(January 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (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

Issue Notes

Indicia states:
"January Flash No. 49 Entire contents copyrighted 1943 by J. R. Publishing Co."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?

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

The Flashlight That Never Failed! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox (signed)
Pencils:
Lou Ferstadt [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams
Synopsis:
A young man's father discovers "carbon light", which can pick up and move any object, no matter how heavy. When criminals accidentally learn of this invention from the Flash himself, the Scarlet Speedster, Joan and the young man fall victim to its strange powers.
Keywords:
Carbon Light

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Impossible Assignment] (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 White Elephant] (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]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Deserters from Disaster (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

Gold on the Hoof (Table of Contents)

The Whip / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Human Dynamo (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:
A freak accident turns a meek scientist into a "human dynamo," and, in order to discover a cure, the scientist finds that he must steal large amounts of money to finance the experiments, so the Hawkman and Hawkgirl seek to prevent this while trying to help him.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. The Flashlight That Never Failed!
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Impossible Assignment]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. [The White Elephant]
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. Deserters from Disaster
    Minute Movies
  6. 5. Gold on the Hoof
    The Whip
  7. 6. The Human Dynamo
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
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  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross