(June 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); Julius Schwartz (story editor); Ted Udall (story 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.


[The Mysterious Bottle from the Sea] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

The Bottle from the Sea (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]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan
Synopsis:
A mysterious bottle containing a love potion washes up on the beach and into the hands of the Three Dimwits. The Flash becomes involved when a multi-millionaire drinks of the potion and a gang of crooks learns about it.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Inventor (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder and Peachy Pet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet Thunder

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Let's Mind Our Own Business (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; Pedro; Slim]

Romance of Old Russia (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

Congo Wiles 'neath Texas Skies (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 Great Radium Mystery (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]
Synopsis:
The Hawkman must deal with an emergency situation when the city's entire supply of radium mysteriously disappears, creating an urgent situation at the local hospitals.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Mysterious Bottle from the Sea]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Bottle from the Sea
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Inventor
    Johnny Thunder and Peachy Pet
  4. 3. Let's Mind Our Own Business
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. Romance of Old Russia
    Minute Movies
  6. 5. Congo Wiles 'neath Texas Skies
    The Whip
  7. 6. The Great Radium Mystery
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Veracity
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross