(December 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

Nine Empty Uniforms! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Nine Empty Uniforms (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
The Flash tries to help a poor baseball team to a pennant in order to save the life of its hospitalized and depressed manager. But when the entire team is kidnapped, the Scarlet Speedster decides to take the places of the missing team members!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Ghosts Don't Exist (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; Pedro; Slim]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Triple Exposure! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder and The Black Canary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Thunderbolt; Banko Jim (villain); Joe (villain)
Synopsis:
A group of criminals committing a robbery notice that a photographer has taken a picture of them in the act. However, because Johnny and the Black Canary are also at the scene of the crime, the crooks successfully blank out their own images in the picture and thus blame our two heroes of the dastardly act.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Black Canary now shares the strip's title.

Murder on a Star (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

The Crimes That Couldn't Have Happened (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; The Ghost [Jim Craddock] (villain)
Synopsis:
Hawkman and Hawkgirl decide to disguise themselves as archaeologists to Africa in order to confront their mortal enemy: the Ghost!
Reprints:

[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.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Nine Empty Uniforms!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Nine Empty Uniforms
    The Flash
  3. 2. Ghosts Don't Exist
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. Triple Exposure!
    Johnny Thunder and The Black Canary
  5. 4. Murder on a Star
    Atom
  6. 5. The Crimes That Couldn't Have Happened
    Hawkman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross