(Winter 1944)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gainlee 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 U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cardboard cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound #1-41; Saddle-stitched #42-63
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

In the indicia the issue number is given as: Comic Cavalcade--No. 396492--No. 9


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Keywords:
Christmas tree

What's in This Issue of Comic Cavalcade (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Across the bottom of the page is listed: Comic Cavalcade No. 9. Entire contents copyrighted 1944 by Gainlee Publishing Co.

The Subsea Pirates (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; General Darnell; Etta Candy; the Holiday Girls; Tom Googins (a Merchannt Marine, introduction); Leona Masters [aka King Neptune] (villain, introduction); a school of mermaids (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Steve Trevor investigates a report that a school of mermaids have sunk a ship, and he ends up being captured by them. Meanwhile, Wonder Woman and the Holiday Girls are also captured when they try to rescue him, but they escape to capture a former female swimming champion who had disguised herself as King Neptune as a cover for her piracy operations.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "The Secret History of Wonder Woman" (Jill Lapore, 2014).

["My horse, Lizzie, is just as good as a car!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Lizzie (a horse)
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["But Melie --"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Melie
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["Breakfast of Champions"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Sure, the government is always looking for new ideas --"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["Certainly the government is always looking for new ideas!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["Well, I swore off all my bad habits!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["Dixie, I'm sure your father doesn't like me!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Dixie
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["Join the Junior Justice Society of America"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["These issues are now on sale everywhere"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Consumer Co-Operatives (Table of Contents)

History Feature / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
M. C. Gaines
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

A Tale of a City! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Kuttner
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Dr. Levoy (introduction); Marge Miller (school teacher, introduction, death); Mr. Rogue [Ray Blatt; also as Mr. Rogue's press secretary] (villain, introduction); Rogue's thugs (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
During a pre-Christmas radio program, racial and religious persecution raises its ugly head, prompting Alan Scott to use a life-and-death situation involving Doiby as an example of what America really stands for.
Keywords:
Christmas tree; Green Lamp (mention only); oath; Power Ring; The Ladies Civic Club; The Ladies Hospital Committee; The Women's School Committee

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Alan Scott works for radio station W.M.C.G.

Green Lantern repeats his oath but doesn't charge his ring in this story.

Panel 3 on page 12 is Reinman's swipe of the Howard Purcell G.L. upper body figure seen on Green Lantern #8.

["You see, Mr. Ginmaker, kids wanna see Santa Claus"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Mr. Ginmaker
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["I wish we didn't have to shovel snow!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["Big All-American Comic Book"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

["Picture Stories from the Bible"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Baker Kneaded Dough (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Detective Lieutenant Morrison; Talbot; George "Trigger" Thompson (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

["Here They Come"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Filipinos Are People (Table of Contents)

East-West Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
M. C. Gaines
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Script credit by Craig Delich.

This story was prepared by the East and West Association, and the feature became Johnny Everyman in Comic Cavalcade #10.

["Z-z-z-z-z-z"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["You look like a kind, honest gentleman!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["You got that for Christmas!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["I hear you have another saxophone, neighbor!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["Mistah Fat, is yo or is yo ain't gonna take a airplane ride wif me?"] (Table of Contents)

Fat and Slat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat; Slat

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Sport Short (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

A Ride in the Sky (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

Indexer Notes

Letterer revision from Ed Wheelan to Jon Blummer by Craig Delich.

["Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tale of the Winged Horse (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Emerson Kinnick (introduction); The Liars' Club [Jay Garrick; Emerson Kinnick; rest unnamed]
Synopsis:
It appears that Jay Garrick is in danger of losing his title as champion liar at the Liar's Club, when Emerson Kinnick notifies the club members that he has a winged horse on his property. Unfortunately for Kinnick, when he drives a few of the members out to see the steed, he finds the horse gone and his new stablehands (the Three Dimwits) giving lame excuses for its disappearance.
Keywords:
Liar's Club

["Amazing New Game Sensation"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["The Modern Successor to Joe Miller"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Boys! Girls!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. What's in This Issue of Comic Cavalcade
  3. 2. The Subsea Pirates
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. ["My horse, Lizzie, is just as good as a car!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  5. 4. ["But Melie --"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  6. 5. ["Breakfast of Champions"]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. ["Sure, the government is always looking for new ideas --"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. ["Certainly the government is always looking for new ideas!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["Well, I swore off all my bad habits!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. ["Dixie, I'm sure your father doesn't like me!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  11. 10. ["Join the Junior Justice Society of America"]
  12. 11. ["These issues are now on sale everywhere"]
  13. 12. Consumer Co-Operatives
    History Feature
  14. 13. A Tale of a City!
    Green Lantern
  15. 14. ["You see, Mr. Ginmaker, kids wanna see Santa Claus"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  16. 15. ["I wish we didn't have to shovel snow!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  17. 16. ["Big All-American Comic Book"]
  18. 17. ["Picture Stories from the Bible"]
  19. 18. The Baker Kneaded Dough
  20. 19. ["Here They Come"]
  21. 20. Filipinos Are People
    East-West Story
  22. 21. ["Z-z-z-z-z-z"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  23. 22. ["You look like a kind, honest gentleman!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  24. 23. ["You got that for Christmas!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  25. 24. ["I hear you have another saxophone, neighbor!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  26. 25. ["Mistah Fat, is yo or is yo ain't gonna take a airplane ride wif me?"]
    Fat and Slat
  27. 26. Sport Short
  28. 27. A Ride in the Sky
    Hop Harrigan
  29. 28. ["Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes"]
    Wheaties
  30. 29. The Tale of the Winged Horse
    The Flash
  31. 30. ["Amazing New Game Sensation"]
  32. 31. ["The Modern Successor to Joe Miller"]
  33. 32. ["Boys! Girls!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Darci
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Dwayne Best