(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 [Jonathan Chevel] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Jonathan Cheval is an honest businessman in optics, he loses his business due to the schemes of criminals. Cheval plans his revenge on those who ruined him and uses his knowledge of optics (and their relation to the invisible rays of the atmosphere) to invent a variety of monocles that emit beams of energy. He gets revenge on two of the three before he's captured by Hawkman and imprisoned alongside the third.

[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.

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Series Information
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