(November 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Issue Notes

This issue contains an ad for the Junior Justice Society.


[Introducing The Thorn The Flash's Newest Opponent] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Introducing the Thorn, the Flash's Newest Opponent (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Thorn [Rose Canton] (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Flash faces a Jekyl-Hyde type of villain who has taken on the characteristics of a rare jungle thorn.
Keywords:
Keystone City

The Unexpected Hour (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:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Produce the Crime! (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; Mr. Bijou (a jeweler); Fin (villain); Phillips (villain, the jeweler's secretary)
Synopsis:
Johnny must outwit a clever gang that uses a special camouflaged net in order to steal a ruby from a jeweler.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No appearances of the Thunderbolt, Peachy Pet or the Black Canary.

The Waltzing Crooks (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.

The Crimes of the Acrobat! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
FL94

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Acrobat [Gyp Haines] (introduction)
Synopsis:
Gyp Haines kidnaps the circus acrobat, “Aero”, and forces him to teach him and his gang all he knows, then kills him and puts his new acrobatic skills to use in plotting daring crimes. Hawkman correctly believes that the appearance of this new villain and the disappearance of the circus aerialist are related.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

[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 most likely out of proper sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Watt, the Question Man / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Watt

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2007-12-12 and is most likely out of proper sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Introducing The Thorn The Flash's Newest Opponent]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Introducing the Thorn, the Flash's Newest Opponent
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Unexpected Hour
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. Produce the Crime!
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. The Waltzing Crooks
    Atom
  6. 5. The Crimes of the Acrobat!
    Hawkman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Watt, the Question Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross