(Fall 1944)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer; Ted Udall (assistant editor); Julius Schwartz (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Five Clues to Crime (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan

Five Clues to Crime: Introduction (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Sinister (villain)
Synopsis:
(See synopsis for Chapter 1)

Five Clues to Crime: Chapter 1: The Letter of the Law (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Sinister (villain)
Synopsis:
The mouthpiece of one of the Scarlet Speedster's most dangerous foes, The Sinister, decides he can no longer cover up for his client's criminal misdeeds. So he sends the Flash a letter giving the first of five clues to reveal the Sinister's planned crime sprees.

Five Clues to Crime: Chapter 2: Menace in the Museum (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Sinister (villain)
Synopsis:
The Sinister turns to the Three Dimwits for his defense in court. However, the crafty lawyers actually try to railroad their client into jail, quite accidently of course. In the end, the Sinister is set free and Winky, Blinky and Noddy are jailed!

150 Mile Race to Save a Nation (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Indexer Notes

Actually a Thom McAnn shoe ad.

Five Clues to Crime: Chapter 3: Meddling with a Medium (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Sinister (villain); the Sinister's Gang (villains)
Synopsis:
With his men committing crimes that he no longer sanctions, the Sinister consults a medium in an attempt top locate and stop his gang from committing more crimes for which he would be blamed!

Oxen Can Pull (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jay Marr] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, confirmed by the Who's Who.

Meet Timid Bertie (Table of Contents)

Who's Who in Zooville / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ronald Santi [as R. Santi] (signed)
Pencils:
Ronald Santi [as R. Santi] (signed)
Inks:
Ronald Santi [as R. Santi] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ronald Santi

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bertie

Five Clues to Crime: Chapter 4: It All Comes Out in the Wash (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; the Sinister (villain)
Synopsis:
Reading a carbon copy of the letter written to the Flash by his mouthpiece, the Sinister attempts to reach the clues before the Flash and remove them so that the Scarlet Speedster could not stop the crimes.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Five Clues to Crime
    The Flash
  2. 1. Five Clues to Crime: Introduction
    The Flash
  3. 2. Five Clues to Crime: Chapter 1: The Letter of the Law
    The Flash
  4. 3. Five Clues to Crime: Chapter 2: Menace in the Museum
    The Flash
  5. 4. 150 Mile Race to Save a Nation
  6. 5. Five Clues to Crime: Chapter 3: Meddling with a Medium
    The Flash
  7. 6. Oxen Can Pull
  8. 7. Meet Timid Bertie
    Who's Who in Zooville
  9. 8. Five Clues to Crime: Chapter 4: It All Comes Out in the Wash
    The Flash
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
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