(August-September 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

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
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 Flash and the Black Widow (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Bloch
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; the Black Widow (villain)
Synopsis:
The Three Dimwits visit the zoo and run into a talking chimp. When Jay Garrick doubts what they have seen, the chimp being kidnapped by thugs arouses his interest, and he discovers a terror beyond belief!
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[Cheerful Service Week] (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 Dweller in the Sea (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]; Neptune Perkins (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When a strange baby is born in a little town off a sea coast shore.....a baby needing constant salt solutions fed through his skin, little does the Hawkman know the fate in store for him.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Jerry Bails.

The Story of Young George Washington (Table of Contents)

Picture Stories from American History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
George Washington

The Perils of Patsy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

Indexer Notes

This strip usually runs in All-American Comics.

Letterer credit by Craig Delich 2013-11-16.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Simp O'Dill / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
W. A. Carlson
Pencils:
Sol Hess [as Hess] (signed)
Inks:
Sol Hess [as Hess] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Simp O'Dill

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Flash and the Black Widow
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Cheerful Service Week]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. The Dweller in the Sea
    Hawkman
  5. 4. The Story of Young George Washington
    Picture Stories from American History
  6. 5. The Perils of Patsy
    Hop Harrigan
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Simp O'Dill
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