(April 1946)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (editor); Julius Schwartz (story editor, uncredited)
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)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Look for this trademark on the cover..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

An Ocean of Gold! (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]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Joan Williams
Synopsis:
The Flash must once again rescue the Three Dimwits when their business venture, of searching for gold in sea water, runs afoul of a released felon and a cache of gold he has hidden away.

["Been an awful lot of champion athletes..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Where is this strange girl..."] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.5 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

["I can't stop thinkin' about that girl!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.5 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

["What's the matter?"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.5 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

["Certainly I know what an accident is!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.5 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

Ancient Egyptian History! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Thunderbolt; Peachy Pet
Synopsis:
When Johnny sees a man appear out of nowhere in the Egyptian Museum, Peachy doesn't want him to tell anybody.

["His strange magnetic powers save him..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Volto from Mars; Grape Nut Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Hey Jeff, look! Listen to this letter we just got!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.5 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

["I can take one look at a person and tell you the kind of character..."] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.5 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

["Little girl, how long will it be before your sister makes her appearance?"] (Table of Contents)

Out of the Gag-Bag / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

All In Favor...Say Fleers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fleers Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["They're out of this world, our Ghost Patrol!"] (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 [Pedro; Slim; Fred]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Craig Delich.

["Well, Caddy, how do you like my game?"] (Table of Contents)

Out of the Gag-Bag / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Underground River (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Robinson
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["You poor simp! You don't know the alphabet!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.5 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

["I'll teach you the alphabet..."] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.5 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

Byron Nelson (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man with the Amazing Nose (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; Proboscis Jones
Synopsis:
Proboscis Jones had a wonderful nose for the perfume business and made a fortune in it. However, when Jones uncharacteristically takes on different personalities upon breathing air in various locales, the Feathered Fury steps in to restore order!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit and synopsis from Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cool Under Fire! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R.C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Look for this trademark on the cover..."]
  4. 3. An Ocean of Gold!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Been an awful lot of champion athletes..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["Where is this strange girl..."]
    Mutt and Jeff
  7. 6. ["I can't stop thinkin' about that girl!"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  8. 7. ["What's the matter?"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  9. 8. ["Certainly I know what an accident is!"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  10. 9. Ancient Egyptian History!
    Johnny Thunder
  11. 10. ["His strange magnetic powers save him..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape Nut Flakes
  12. 11. ["Hey Jeff, look! Listen to this letter we just got!"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  13. 12. ["I can take one look at a person and tell you the kind of character..."]
    Mutt and Jeff
  14. 13. ["Little girl, how long will it be before your sister makes her appearance?"]
    Out of the Gag-Bag
  15. 14. All In Favor...Say Fleers
    Fleers Gum
  16. 15. ["They're out of this world, our Ghost Patrol!"]
    The Ghost Patrol
  17. 16. ["Well, Caddy, how do you like my game?"]
    Out of the Gag-Bag
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  19. 18. The Underground River
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. ["You poor simp! You don't know the alphabet!"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  22. 21. ["I'll teach you the alphabet..."]
    Mutt and Jeff
  23. 22. Byron Nelson
    Wheaties
  24. 23. The Man with the Amazing Nose
    Hawkman
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    The Weather Man
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  27. 26. Cool Under Fire!
    Adventures of "R.C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross