(May 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

The Battle of the Birdmen (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

["Boys and girls, your Red Cross must carry on!"] (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

"Never the Twain Shall Meet!" (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:
By several strokes of chance, the Flash helps a notoriously bad gambler win a fortune while breaking up gambling operations in Keystone City.
Keywords:
Keystone City

["Wish I had a gun, Pepsi..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

"Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Remember-- Every morning-- W-H-E-A-T-I-E-S!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["I sing when I'm hap-py..."] (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:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Pedro; Fred; Slim]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Craig Delich.

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Readers, this is a great moment! No doubt you've all heard of clever men..."] (Table of Contents)

Rockhead McWizzard / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rockhead McWizzard

Indexer Notes

Creative credits from Craig Delich.

Quail for Dinner (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jesse Merlan
Letters:
typeset

["There are 8,777,011 ways to plague a growing girl..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet

["Don't miss these new issues..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Phil Cavarretta (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["So ya run away wit' a circus when youse was a kid..."] (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.

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Land of Bird People! (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]; Feithera (introduction)
Synopsis:
A super-intelligent race of bird people are accidently discovered in the Arctic. Hawkman's job: prevent their destruction at the hands of men!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Craig Delich.

How Thom McAn Saved the Trapeze Twins (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Souvenir or no souvenir..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle of the Birdmen
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Boys and girls, your Red Cross must carry on!"]
  4. 3. "Never the Twain Shall Meet!"
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Wish I had a gun, Pepsi..."]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  6. 5. ["Remember-- Every morning-- W-H-E-A-T-I-E-S!"]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. ["I sing when I'm hap-py..."]
    The Ghost Patrol
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. ["Readers, this is a great moment! No doubt you've all heard of clever men..."]
    Rockhead McWizzard
  10. 9. Quail for Dinner
  11. 10. ["There are 8,777,011 ways to plague a growing girl..."]
    Johnny Thunder
  12. 11. ["Don't miss these new issues..."]
  13. 12. Phil Cavarretta
    Wheaties
  14. 13. ["So ya run away wit' a circus when youse was a kid..."]
    Out of the Gag-Bag
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  16. 15. The Land of Bird People!
    Hawkman
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Saved the Trapeze Twins
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  19. 18. ["Souvenir or no souvenir..."]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross