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(February-March 1947)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (Editor); Julius Schwartz (Assistant Editor, uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Blylan; Noddy Toylan

["Don't miss this latest adventure of the Flash!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Thinker Cooks with Gas! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; The Thinker [Clifford Devoe] (villain)
Synopsis:
Fearing the Flash, but respecting him at the same time, the Thinker devises the one escape-proof trap that he feels that will finally eliminate the Scarlet Speedster for all time. The Fastest Man Alive, however, uses the Thinker's own weapon against him!

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Craig Delich.

Fighting Over Fish! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AF 27

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Deuces Wilde (villain); Eraser Eddie (villain); Hijack Harry (villain)
Synopsis:
The Three Dimwits buy a ferry boat and begin service on Caliph Lake, even stocking the lake with fish in order to attract tourists. Unknown to them, years earlier, a criminal named "Eraser" Eddie had dropped a chamois bag of jewels into the lake. Now he discovers that he has a lot of competition to recover the swag.
Keywords:
Caliph Lake

Indexer Notes

Part 1. Script credit from Craig Delich.

["The management wishes to take this opportunity..."] (Table of Contents)

Ton o' Fun / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gags.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher: National Comics Publications
480 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.
Editor: Sheldon Mayer;
Owners: Harry Donenfeld, Gussie Donenfeld, Paul Sampliner, Sophia Sampliner, Jack Liebowitz, Rose Liebowitz, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Donenfeld.

A Boat Can Be Bad Business! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Eraser Eddie (villain), Hijack Harry (villain); Deuces Wilde (villain)
Synopsis:
Deuces Wilde enters the picture as he is forced by mobster Hijack Harry to find out why "Eraser" Eddie is hanging around Caliph Lake. And when he does, you can be sure that the Flash is not far behind!

Indexer Notes

Part 2. Script credit from Craig Delich.

Squeeze Play (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as John Osgood] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["Skeeek-k-k!" "A sea-gull! Wotta chance to practice cannon-shootin'!!"] (Table of Contents)

Gangplank Gus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr
Job Number:
OH#2

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gangplank Gus

Indexer Notes

Credits from Craig Delich.

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

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. ["Don't miss this latest adventure of the Flash!"]
    Flash Comics
  3. 2. The Thinker Cooks with Gas!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Fighting Over Fish!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["The management wishes to take this opportunity..."]
    Ton o' Fun
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. A Boat Can Be Bad Business!
    The Flash
  8. 7. Squeeze Play
  9. 8. ["Skeeek-k-k!" "A sea-gull! Wotta chance to practice cannon-shootin'!!"]
    Gangplank Gus
  10. 9. ["Don't miss these new issues..."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed