(April 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:
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 US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (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]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

Indexer Notes

The cover carries the AA bullet for All-American Comics, Inc..

The Fire Bandits (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan
Synopsis:
The Three Dimwits decide that they want to be firemen and the Flash must deal with the ineptness as well as a mysterious tipster who predicts future fires.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Story of Benjamin Franklin (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:
Benjamin Franklin

[Cousin Howie] (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; Howie

Adventure of the Man Who Quit Too Late (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; Fred; Pedro]

The Man with the Magic Monocles (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Monocle (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Feathered Fury faces the Monocle, a criminal genius who uses the knowledge of optics and their relation to the invisible rays in the atmosphere, to become the most feared man in the city.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Victory Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A. W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich on 2007-12-2 and is most likely out of its proper sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Fire Bandits
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Story of Benjamin Franklin
    Picture Stories from American History
  4. 3. [Cousin Howie]
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. Adventure of the Man Who Quit Too Late
    The Ghost Patrol
  6. 5. The Man with the Magic Monocles
    Hawkman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross