(Spring 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gainlee Publishing Co.
Brand:
An All-American 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

[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:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Great Blue Father (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]; Colonel Darnell; Steve Trevor; Grace; Great Blue Father [Professor Proto Plasm] (villain); "Jimmy" Sissok (villain); Clara (villain)
Synopsis:
A scientist by the name of Professor Proto Plasm invents a "moron hormone" that makes people simple-minded, including Steve Trevor and Wonder Woman.

Indexer Notes

Story title from Dick Sabo on 16 November 2004, originally indexed as "The Great Blue Feather."

Modified synopsis by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 6 pages (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

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Tomorrow the World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Reprints:
Keywords:
adaptation

Indexer Notes

A play adaptation, originally written by James Gow and Armand d'Usseau.

The Man with the Missing Memory! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester ?
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; the Checker Mob (villains); Professor Memory (villain); The Crime Syndicate (villains)
Synopsis:
The Checker Mob and the Crime Syndicate are both after Professor Memory, a man who has been picked up by Doiby in his cab. Green Lantern's job is to discover why.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Alan Scott graduated from Hale University, and his house number is #679 in this story.

Revised synopsis by Craig Delich.

The Story of the French and Indian War (Table of Contents)

Picture Stories from American History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
French and Indian War

The Pearl and the Pelican (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

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

The Dragon Dies in India (Table of Contents)

Johnny Everyman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Johnny Everyman

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from John Daly to ? by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

[The Elevator That Went Sideways] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 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; Joan Williams; un-named stock swindlers (villains)
Synopsis:
Noddy invents a special kind of elevator lever that has a remarkable effect on an elevator the Dimwits operate at work. In fact, it's so remarkable that the local criminal element sees a fortune to be made from its possible use!

Indexer Notes

Revised inker credit from Jon Kozlak to Everett Hibbard by Craig Delich.

Modified synopsis by Craig Delich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Great Blue Father
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. Tomorrow the World
  5. 4. The Man with the Missing Memory!
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. The Story of the French and Indian War
    Picture Stories from American History
  7. 6. The Pearl and the Pelican
  8. 7. The Dragon Dies in India
    Johnny Everyman
  9. 8. [The Elevator That Went Sideways]
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Dwayne Best