(Winter 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Wonder Woman Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer; Julius Schwartz (Assistant Editor); Ted Udall (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #211, 214, 217, 300)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Tigeapes of Neptunia (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Tigeape
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The Tigeapes of Neptunia: Part 1: The First Battle of Neptunia (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Joye Murchison [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; General Darnell; Queen Hippolyte; Professor Astrolog; Etta Candy; Holliday Girls; The President of the United States; The Great Solo (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Devastating earthquakes herald the arrival of Neptunia, a fragment of Neptune landing in the Pacific Ocean -- but are the inhabitants friend or foe?
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Indexer Notes

-Like the God Neptune (Poseidon), the Neptunians are masters of water-- they build their cities from crystalized water, and turn men to robots by extracting salt from their bodies
-The U.S. President-- presumedly Harry S. Truman-- is shown from behind, unnamed
-Joye Murchison credit verified by Jerry Bails

The Story of Evangeline Booth (Table of Contents)

Wonder Women of History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Alice Marble
Pencils:
Alfonso Greene
Inks:
Alfonso Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Evangeline Booth
Synopsis:
Born December 25, 1865, in London, England, Evangeline Booth broadened the scope of the Salvation Army from local assistance to worldwide disaster relief.

Indexer Notes

-Credits verified by Jerry Bails (October, 2005)
-Evangeline Booth was the daughter of William and Catherine Booth, who founded the Salvation Army; she was still alive at the time this story was published (1945)
-References to the Armenian Genocide of 1896, and the San Francisco earthquake of 1906

The Tigeapes of Neptunia: Part 2: The Masters of the Water (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Joye Murchison [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy; Steve Trevor; Eve (a Holliday Girl); Holliday Girls; The Great Solo (villain); Stalthon (villain)
Synopsis:
Attempting to broker a peace treaty between Earth and Neptunia, Wonder Woman is captured by Solo and forced to watch her friends transformed into human robots.
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Trick Dog (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lynne Lovelace (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Watt, the Question Man / filler / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-11-14.

The Tigeapes of Neptunia: Part 3: In the Killer's Cage (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Joye Murchison [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Captain Brown; President of the United States; General Darnell; Etta Candy; Holliday Girls; Steve Trevor; Soldar (villain, Neptunian Marshall); The Great Solo (villain)
Synopsis:
Suspecting subterfuge on Neptunia, Wonder Woman and Etta dress as tigeapes to investigate -- only to learn the plot is greater than they could have imagined.
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Indexer Notes

-Steve Trevor is elected governor of Neptunia

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Tigeapes of Neptunia
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. The Tigeapes of Neptunia: Part 1: The First Battle of Neptunia
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. The Story of Evangeline Booth
    Wonder Women of History
  4. 3. The Tigeapes of Neptunia: Part 2: The Masters of the Water
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Trick Dog
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Watt, the Question Man
  7. 6. The Tigeapes of Neptunia: Part 3: In the Killer's Cage
    Wonder Woman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • S Turunen
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
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