(February-March 1948)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (editor); Julius Schwartz (story editor); Robert Kanigher (story editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cardboard cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound #1-41; Saddle-stitched #42-63
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue contains an ad for the Junior Justice Society of America.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Santa Claus
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

The Hatred of Badra (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; General Darnell; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Queen Hippolyte; Mala; the Amazons (including Kanga Regiment No. 20); Queen Wickeda of Hator (Badra's mother, introduction, death); Wickeda's people (introduction for all, all die); Badra of Hator (villain, introduction); Badra's gang [Kasha; Violet; rest unnamed] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Badra survives the destruction of her home planet Hator by a weapon of mass destruction, and comes to the Earth, forms a criminal gang, and challenges Wonder Woman.
Keywords:
Planet Hator; Transformation Island

Indexer Notes

Writer credit confirmed in "The Secret History of Wonder Woman" (Jill Lapore, 2014), formerly Robert Kanigher.

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

["Tomorrow's Easter!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich. Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #17.

["Here, puss, puss!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #17.

The Talking Dog (Table of Contents)

Johnny Peril / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Purcell
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Johnny Peril; Donald Smith (introduction); Bernie (a talking dog, introduction); Santini (a ventriloquist, introduction); Trixie (Santini's dog, introduction); Sam Brandon (a producer, introduction); Larson (a Police officer, introduction); Aces Jordan (villain, racketeer, introduction); Jordan's gang [Mendozo; Spike; others unnamed] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Donald Smith owed a gambling debt to some thug and was going to commit suicide until a talking dog he meets talks him out of it!

The Roof of the World (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Paxton (a mountain climber, introduction); Ned Barnes (an explorer, introduction); Betty Barnes (Ned's daughter, introduction); Dr. Ticky (introduction); the Sky Pirate [Miles Lydecker] (villain, 2nd appearance); Sky Pirate's crew (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Green Lantern is convinced by the Sky Pirate that the villain is suffering from Altaphobia: the morbid fear of heights, in order to follow and capture an explorer who has discovered an anti-gravity metal atop Mt. Everest.
Keywords:
Mt. Everest; power ring

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Green Lantern doesn't charge his ring or repeat his oath in this story.

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich.

["Mutt, congratulate me!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

[The Perfessor Takes Tuba Lessons] (Table of Contents)

Cotton-Top Katie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert [as Harrielle] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert [as Harrielle] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert [as Harrielle] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Cotton-Top Katie; the Perfessor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[The Mystery of Airport Inn] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Tank Tinker; Johnny Jingle (villain, a pianist, introduction); Jo Marconi (villain, phony FBI agent, introduction); Mike (villain, Marconi's assistant, introduction)
Synopsis:
Hop and Tank go undercover to ferret out a gang of smugglers, who have hidden vital blueprints inside a piano.

Bargain (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall [as Charles King] (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Tune of Terror! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Phil Martin (Bob's twin brother, introduction); Bob Martin [also as Phil Martin] (villain, Phil's twin brother, introduction); Randall (villain, introduction); Randall's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Phil Martin inherits a nightclub from his deceased uncle, but is kidnapped and replaced by his twin brother, Bob.
Reprints:

["I'm gonna be a politician!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Ha ha! You a politician?"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

The Return of Kiua (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Kiua the Destroyer (a stone statue, introduction, destroyed); Maya (villain, the High Priestess, introduction); Kiua's followers (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
In the Mayan Jungles, the Flash must stop the sacrifice of Joan Williams to Kiua, a giant Mayan stone statue brought back to life after a 1000 years by the tribe's High Priestess.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Hatred of Badra
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. ["Tomorrow's Easter!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  4. 3. ["Here, puss, puss!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  5. 4. The Talking Dog
    Johnny Peril
  6. 5. The Roof of the World
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. ["Mutt, congratulate me!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. [The Perfessor Takes Tuba Lessons]
    Cotton-Top Katie
  9. 8. [The Mystery of Airport Inn]
    Hop Harrigan
  10. 9. Bargain
  11. 10. Tune of Terror!
    The Black Canary
  12. 11. ["I'm gonna be a politician!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  13. 12. ["Ha ha! You a politician?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  14. 13. The Return of Kiua
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Dwayne Best