(February 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
An All-American Publication
Editing:
M C Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (editor); Julius Schwartz (assistant editor); Ted Udall (assistant editor)
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; saddle-stitched; newsprint; was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First All-American Comics issue. No DC bullet.


[Wonder Woman Alias Miss Santa Claus] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; snow

Racketeers Kidnap Miss Santa Claus (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] [aka Miss Santa Claus]; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Judith Allen (mother of Pete and Gertie, introduction); Pete Allen (introduction); Gertie Allen (introduction); Joe "The Gyp" Bamko (villain, Judith's sister's cousin, introduction); Joe's mob (villains, introduction for all
Synopsis:
When Wonder Woman decides to play Santa Claus for some children who have lost all hope, she never would believe it would lead her up against a gang of gold thieves.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Golden Lasso; Invisible Plane

The Story of Sir Francis Drake (Table of Contents)

Picture Stories From American History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sir Francis Drake

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Treasure For Ten Cents (Table of Contents)

Little Boy Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Frank Harry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; superhero
Characters:
Little Boy Blue [Tommy Rogers]; The Blue Boys [Toughy; Tubby]; Fingers Fogarty (villain, introduction); Spider (villain, introduction; Tyler (villain, ntroduction)
Synopsis:
Toughy buys a real ruby in a $.10 store.

Double Cross (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 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.

Henry M. Stanley (Table of Contents)

Flying Colors / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John M. Jenks (signed)
Pencils:
John M. Jenks (signed)
Inks:
John M. Jenks (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Henry M. Stanley

Indexer Notes

Facts about the American flag.

Vandals Desecrate Churches (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Gay Ghost [Keith Everet, Charles Collins]; Larry; Nixies; Haytler (villain); Miller (villain); Schiller (villain); Hassenpfeffer (villain); the Checkers (villains, a kid gang); Spike (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The Gay Ghost takes on kid gangs who are painting Nazi graffitti on churches.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Credits by Jerry Bails.

Meet Mr. Waffles (Table of Contents)

Wildcat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher
Inks:
Joe Gallagher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Stretch Skinner; Mr. Waffles (villain, introduction), Killer Perkins (villain, introduction), Diane (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Stretch Skinner tries to write a Wildcat Story.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Wonder Woman Alias Miss Santa Claus]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Racketeers Kidnap Miss Santa Claus
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. The Story of Sir Francis Drake
    Picture Stories From American History
  4. 3. Treasure For Ten Cents
    Little Boy Blue
  5. 4. Double Cross
  6. 5. Henry M. Stanley
    Flying Colors
  7. 6. Vandals Desecrate Churches
    The Gay Ghost
  8. 7. Meet Mr. Waffles
    Wildcat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
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