(August 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

[Stone Age Menace!] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Stone Age Menace (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
The sudden appearance of a prehistoric dinosaur in Keystone City lands Jay Garrick in prison when the Police fail to believe his story. So, the Flash must save him!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Ton o' Fun (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 12-12-07

The Black Canary (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Black Canary [Dinah Drake](introduction); Thunderbolt; "Socks" Slade (villain); Rocco (villain)
Synopsis:
Johnny meets the Black Canary, a girl crime-fighter who is determined to take the famed Kooblin Sapphire and return it to its owner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st appearance of the Black Canary. Peachy Pet doesn't appear.

Roy Thomas believes the inks to be that of Bernard Sachs.

The Case of the Extra Ghost (Table of Contents)

Ghost Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich 9/04.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Coward (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as John Osgood]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

The Valley of the Purple Pilgrim (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Purple Pilgrim (villain, first appearance); Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis:
Hawkman faces the tough problem of saving the descendant of a man who practiced sorcery and witchcraft. The Purple Pilgrim seems intent on killing everyone named Sanders.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit and synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-12-07.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Stone Age Menace!]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Stone Age Menace
    The Flash
  3. 2. Ton o' Fun
    Ton o' Fun
  4. 3. The Black Canary
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. The Case of the Extra Ghost
    Ghost Patrol
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Ton O'Fun
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Ton O'Fun
  8. 7. Coward
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Ton O'Fun
  10. 9. The Valley of the Purple Pilgrim
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross