(September 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)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; full color; glossy cover; newsprint interior; saddle-stitched

[Hawkman Meets the "Foil"] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Peril at High Tide (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; the Foil (villain)
Synopsis:
A notorious criminal named the Foil is allowed to escape from prison so that the Feathered Furies can round up his entire gang. During an attempt to capture the felons, however, Hawkgirl believes that her partner has died in an explosion.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

[The Package of Peril] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; The "Boss" (villain)
Synopsis:
Johnny loses a package containing a stuffed owl that contains evidence that will convict a dangerous criminal, and, with the Black Canary, must try to retrieve it.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

George Storm art credit by Steven Rowe on September 2004; revised pencil credit by Craig Delich 2007-12-12 (formerly Irwin Hasen). Credits in the Black Canary Archive are wrong.

Thunderbolt does not appear in this story. (Note: Craig Delich reports that George Storm NEVER drew this feature.) Revised story title taken from the Archives edition.

Knights Must Fall! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
occult; adventure
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Al Pratt's Problem (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Greene
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004. This feature formerly appeared in All-American Comics.

[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 2007-12-12 and is probably out of proper sequence.

The Kid Goes Home (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

The Phantom Bell of the Bayous! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
The Flash is confronted by a mysterious "ghost bell" destroyed 50 years earlier, but still ringing out death for members of the Craig family.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Hawkman Meets the "Foil"]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Peril at High Tide
    Hawkman
  3. 2. [The Package of Peril]
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Knights Must Fall!
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. Al Pratt's Problem
    Atom
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
  7. 6. The Kid Goes Home
  8. 7. The Phantom Bell of the Bayous!
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Chris Boyko
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross