(October 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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

Merman Meets the Flash (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]; Merman [Jon Rogers]; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

Merman Meets the Flash (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Merman [Jon Rogers] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Unable to get work because of a lack of job skills (other than being a great swimmer), Jon Rogers turns to crime, each one involving some form of water in each.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

What Cooks? (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]

The Demon Dozen (Table of Contents)

Minute Movies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
adventure; humor

[Peachy Pet's Job] (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; Peachy Pet

The Voice from the Lake (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]
Synopsis:
A clever criminal discovers that a lake can pick up radio messages and transmit them, so he decides to use it to plot crimes.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan's / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Tank Tinker

Indexer Notes

This sequence, added by Craig Delich on 2007-11-24, is most likely out of its proper sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Merman Meets the Flash
    The Flash
  2. 1. Merman Meets the Flash
    The Flash
  3. 2. What Cooks?
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. The Demon Dozen
    Minute Movies
  5. 4. [Peachy Pet's Job]
    Johnny Thunder
  6. 5. The Voice from the Lake
    Hawkman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Hop Harrigan's
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross