(January 1945)

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

Hawkman and the Beanstalk (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Big Red; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)

The Magic of Ultra-Speed (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Midget Joe (villain)
Synopsis:
The Flash disguises himself as a magician to perform feats of "magic" for children in a hospital ward. While using his speed to grant the wishes of his young audience, he unwittingly stops crimes in progress perpetrated by his old nemesis. Midget Joe.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Construction for Crime (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Frank Harry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Slim; Pedro; Fred]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Story of the Huguenots in Florida (Table of Contents)

A Picture Story from American History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
M. C. Gaines
Pencils:
Don Cameron
Inks:
Don Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Meet... Broadcast Bill (Table of Contents)

Who's Who in Zooville / filler / 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:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bill

Indexer Notes

Page count and sequence order corrected per Len Wolinsky, November 2008.

[Hot News] (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

Meet... Gunner Gus (Table of Contents)

Who's Who in Zooville / filler / 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:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gunner Gus

Indexer Notes

This sequence was added by Craig Delich on 2007-11-24.

Page count and sequence order corrected per Len Wolinsky, November 2008.

Grapevine to the Sky (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:
In a futuristic version of 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' the Feathered Fury accidently runs into such a vine, which leads to a city in the clouds whose inhabitants only have one urge: to kill!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hawkman and the Beanstalk
    Hawkman
  2. 1. The Magic of Ultra-Speed
    The Flash
  3. 2. Construction for Crime
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. The Story of the Huguenots in Florida
    A Picture Story from American History
  5. 4. Meet... Broadcast Bill
    Who's Who in Zooville
  6. 5. [Hot News]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. Meet... Gunner Gus
    Who's Who in Zooville
  8. 7. Grapevine to the Sky
    Hawkman
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