(May 1944)

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); 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

This issue contains an ad for the Junior Justice Society.


Simple Simon Met the Hawkman (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Simple Simon; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)

The Peddler's Pipedream (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; the Alchemist [Wally Hacker] (villain)
Synopsis:
Baffled by the sudden rags-to-riches luck of peddler Wally Hacker, the Flash decides to investigate and discovers more than he bargained for.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Sabotage in Berlin] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder

Indexer Notes

Johnny is discharged from the Navy.

Salvaging Waste Paper (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Terrors of the Big Top (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

Hunting a Story (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]

Simple Simon Met the Hawkman (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]; Simple Simon (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Feathered Fury is challenged by a criminal who believes that a successful crook commits simple crimes.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The JSA for the March of Dimes (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / public service announcement / ? pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher ?
Inks:
Joe Gallagher ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Justice Society of America
Keywords:
informational

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich on 2007-11-17 and may be out of its proper order.

Artist credits added by Craig Delich 2013-11-16.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Simple Simon Met the Hawkman
    Hawkman
  2. 1. The Peddler's Pipedream
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Sabotage in Berlin]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Salvaging Waste Paper
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. Terrors of the Big Top
    Minute Movies
  6. 5. Hunting a Story
    The Whip
  7. 6. Simple Simon Met the Hawkman
    Hawkman
  8. 7. The JSA for the March of Dimes
    Justice Society of America
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
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