(June 1945)

DC, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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

Issue Notes

AA issue, no DC symbol on cover.

Indicia states:
"June Flash No. 65. Entire contents copyrighted 1945 by J. R. Publishing Co."


The Return of Simple Simon..... (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

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

Adventure of the Thinking-Cap! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
A scientist invents a cap that uses thought power to accomplish certain things. However, when the criminal underworld discovers that invention, the Fastest Man Alive is faced with a criminal genius who can out-think even him!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Angel] (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

The Story of Rebellion in the Colonies (Table of Contents)

Picture Stories from American History / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Swami Howmuh Dooeen (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]; Swami Howmuh Dooeen (villain)

The Return of Simple Simon (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]; Simple Simon (villain)
Synopsis:
Simple Simon takes up knitting in jail --- but unknown to his captors, he knits an escape plan into a sweater and his gang busts him out of jail so that he can renew his battle with the Hawkman!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

[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 2007-12-2 and is most likely out of its proper sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Return of Simple Simon.....
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Adventure of the Thinking-Cap!
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Angel]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. The Story of Rebellion in the Colonies
    Picture Stories from American History
  5. 4. Swami Howmuh Dooeen
    The Ghost Patrol
  6. 5. The Return of Simple Simon
    Hawkman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross