(September 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; Julius Schwartz (story editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Magic At the Mardi Gras! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Singing Robot (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
Synopsis:
While in a creative mood one day, the Three Dimwits accidently creates a robot that can walk, think and talk....a dangerous combination for the Scarlet Speedster!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Flying Fools (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 [Slim; Pedro; Fred]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

[Instant Pictures] (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

Credits originally added by Craig Delich 2007-12-9.

[The Missing Paper] (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 Spider's Web (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Robinson
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jason Jarmel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ton o' Fun / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2007-12-9 and is probably out of true sequence.

[no title indexed] (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:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence originally added by Craig Delich 2007-12-9; updated in 2014

Magic at the Mardi Gras (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]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; Pan (villain)
Synopsis:
An eccentric costume designer, whose pasttime is playing the reed pipe and renting out Mardi Gras costumes, discovers that the playing of the pipe affects the people wearing those costumes. Imagine their surprise when the Winged Wonders discover this person to be Pan!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Magic At the Mardi Gras!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. The Singing Robot
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Flying Fools
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. [Instant Pictures]
    Rockhead McWizzard
  5. 4. [The Missing Paper]
    Johnny Thunder
  6. 5. The Spider's Web
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Out of the Gag-Bag
  9. 8. Magic at the Mardi Gras
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross