(May 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
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

[Destined for Disaster] (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]; Big Red (a hawk); The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints:

Twelve Jurors on Trial (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Fred Handy (death)
Synopsis:
Fred Handy is convicted and sentenced to death for a murder he claims he didn't do, and threatens to kill the jurors who condemned him to death. The Flash is just as shocked as the jurors when Handy apparently carries out his threat from the grave!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

[Can Opener] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
DLDOH5 (J.T.)

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich (September 2004).

Pencil revision from Irwin Hasen to Frank Harry and inker revision from Hasen to Sachs by Craig Delich (pencils, inks) and Roy Thomas (pencils) on 2013-6-20.

Three Brothers in Crime (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 [Fred; Pedro; Slim]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

The Atom's Rest Cure! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene ?
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak [as Kozlak] (signed)
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak [as Kozlak] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
OH 3

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Mary James; un-named thugs (villains)
Synopsis:
After engaging in a rather strenuous fight with some thugs, the Atom just wants to spend the night resting, but Mary James, just voted the most popular senior at Calvin College, wants him to go out with her on a date to spend the prize money. Exhausted, Al and Mary are dancing when two thugs come in to rob everyone. As the Mighty Mite, he expends the last of his energy battling the crooks, then, as Al Pratt, falls asleep at a table!
Keywords:
Calvin College

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

A Fish Story (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Rhodes (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Destined for Disaster (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak (signed)
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Mac Vickers; Maude Gleeson; Elva; Jim Parker
Synopsis:
Hawkman must solve the enigma of four people who are strongly affected by the melody of a song.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Destined for Disaster]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Twelve Jurors on Trial
    The Flash
  3. 2. [Can Opener]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Three Brothers in Crime
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. The Atom's Rest Cure!
    The Atom
  6. 5. A Fish Story
  7. 6. Destined for Disaster
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross