(Summer 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
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

Issue Notes

This issue contains an ad for Hop Harrigan's All-American Flying Club.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman; Flash; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash; Green Lantern; Wonder Woman

The Cheetah Returns (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joyce Murchison
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; the Cheetah Priscilla Rich]; Mala; Aphrodite; Claudia Rich.
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman arrives in Paradise Island after being informed that the Cheetah had escaped and supposedly drowned in the ocean. However, the Cheetah stows away in the Invisible Plane, returns to the Man's World, and impersonates her twin Claudia, capturing Steve and Wonder Woman.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Much info and expanded synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-2-09.

Mutt & Jeff Gags (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 3 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 added by Craig Delich 9-2-09.

Two Characters in Search of a Brain (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:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Sure-Shot Mob (villains); Murphy.
Synopsis:
Two petty thieves kidnap a college professor in order to convince fellow criminals that they are the "brains" of their mob, and to cover up their theft of stolen funds.

Indexer Notes

Doiby uses a green signal flare to summon the Green Lantern in this story. Note, most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-2-09.

The Lucky Rings (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Tank Tinker; Corporal "Tooky" Jones; Captain Arthur Isaac; the Japanese (villains).
Synopsis:
Using Corporal Jones to infilitrate a Japanese- held island to try and enlist the support of islanders in the on-going fight against the Japanese, Hop and Tink head for the island by plane to deliver stones, used by the natives as their currency. Their plane is damaged, but Hop decides to drop the stones on the enemy intallation, thus destroying it.

Indexer Notes

Most info, letterer credit and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-2-09.

Birds over China (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 revision from John Daly to ? by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

[Whitey in Germany] (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 1 page (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. Changes to sequencing by Len Wolinsky, 3/15/2006. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 9-2-09.

Shenanigans in Sherwood Forest (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]; nephew of Joan Willaims; Robin Hood; Maid Marian; Little John; Baliff of Sherwood Forest & his men (villains); two un-named hoods (villains).
Synopsis:
After a particularly hard day of catching criminals, the Flash decides to travel into the past in order to get away from crime and take a well-deserved rest. Unfortunately, he picks Sherwood Forest at the time of Robin Hood, and is mistaken for one of Robin's men!

Indexer Notes

Changes to sequencing by Len Wolinsky, 3/15/2006. Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-2-09.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Cheetah Returns
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. Mutt & Jeff Gags
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. Two Characters in Search of a Brain
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. The Lucky Rings
    Hop Harrigan
  6. 5. Birds over China
    Johnny Everyman
  7. 6. [Whitey in Germany]
    Red, White and Blue
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  9. 8. Shenanigans in Sherwood Forest
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Dwayne Best