(January 1948)

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

[The Phantom Menace] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits from Roy Thomas via the GCD Error List (2007-1-24); art previously credited to Bob Oksner in error.

Crimes by Horoscope (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
The Flash comes across a gang of crooks who amazingly perform miracles in crime by predicting the events of tomorrow.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004, verified by Martin O'Hearn.

The Tumbling Trees (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; Thunderbolt; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Mike (villain)
Synopsis:
Black Canary is forced by a gang to commit a crime in order to save the life of Johnny.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Oddity: the Thunderbolt is rendered unconscious by a lightning rod.

Never Underestimate a Ghost (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.

Double Dilemma (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]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

The Phantom Menace (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; "Bulk" Bane (villain); Lefty (villain)
Synopsis:
Hawkman sets out to recover a rare stolen mace, a vial of a new serum, and Hawkgirl, but faces a menace that remains unseen.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004, writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.

[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)

Out of the Gag-Bag / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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. [The Phantom Menace]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Crimes by Horoscope
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Tumbling Trees
    Johnny Thunder and The Black Canary
  4. 3. Never Underestimate a Ghost
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. Double Dilemma
    Atom
  6. 5. The Phantom Menace
    Hawkman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Out of the Gag-Bag
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