(May 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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, uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

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)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Justice Society of America Sends You This Message! (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Sandman; Johnny Thunder; Spectre; Dr. Fate; Hawkman; Wonder Woman; Dr. Mid-Nite; The Atom; Starman]
Keywords:
Red Cross

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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.

Time Out for Fun and Adventure (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Johnny Thunder and his pestiferous ward, Peachy Pet, are in Berlin, Germany, on business..."] (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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Like three actors who pop in and out through the curtain looking for applause..."] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Green Planet, Part Two (Table of Contents)

A Jack Raymond Story / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Picture Stories from the Bible / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Rod Gaynor, the pet of the uppercrust set, poses as dainty, tizzy, and fainty, a play-boy and a drip..."] (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]

["For further adventures of the Flash read..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-Flash; The Junior Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Eveready Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Simple Simon Met the Hawkman
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. The Justice Society of America Sends You This Message!
    Justice Society of America
  4. 3. The Peddler's Pipedream!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Time Out for Fun and Adventure
  6. 5. ["Johnny Thunder and his pestiferous ward, Peachy Pet, are in Berlin, Germany, on business..."]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  8. 7. ["Like three actors who pop in and out through the curtain looking for applause..."]
    The Ghost Patrol
  9. 8. Terrors of the "Big Top"
    Minute Movies
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  11. 10. The Green Planet, Part Two
    A Jack Raymond Story
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  13. 12. ["Rod Gaynor, the pet of the uppercrust set, poses as dainty, tizzy, and fainty, a play-boy and a drip..."]
    The Whip
  14. 13. ["For further adventures of the Flash read..."]
    All-Flash; The Junior Justice Society of America
  15. 14. Simple Simon Met the Hawkman
    Hawkman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Weather Man
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Eveready Batteries
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