(February-March 1948)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
80
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; Flash; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern; Flash; Wonder Woman; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

The Hatred of Badra (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; General Darnell; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; the Holiday Girls; Hippolyte; Mala; Queen Wickeda of Hator; Badra of Hator (villain); Kasha (villain); Violet (villain)
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.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Much information and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 3 pages (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

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

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
Characters:
Johnny Peril; Donald Smith; Bernie (a talking dog); Santini; Trixie (a dog); Sam Brandon; Larson; Aces Jordan (villain); Mendozo (villain); Spike (villain)
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!

Indexer Notes

Much information and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

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; Ned Barnes; Betty Barnes; Dr. Ticky; the Sky Pirate (villain, 2nd appearance)
Synopsis:
Green Lantern is convinced by the Sky Pirate that he is suffering from Altaphobia: the morbid fear of heights.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Green Lantern doesn't charge his ring or repeat his oath in this story. Some information, notes and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

[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); Jo Marconi (villain); Mike (villain)
Synopsis:
Hop and Tank go undercover to ferret out a gang of smugglers, who have hidden vital blueprints inside a piano.

Indexer Notes

Much information and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

Bargain (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall [as Charles King] (signed)
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 Martin (villain); Randall (villain)
Synopsis:
Phil Martin inherits a nightclub from his deceased uncle, but is kidnapped and replaced by his twin brother, Bob.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Much information and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

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; Maya (villain); Kiua the Destroyer (villain)
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 8/04. Some information and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-6.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Hatred of Badra
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. The Talking Dog
    Johnny Peril
  5. 4. The Roof of the World
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. [The Perfessor Takes Tuba Lessons]
    Cotton-Top Katie
  7. 6. [The Mystery of Airport Inn]
    Hop Harrigan
  8. 7. Bargain
  9. 8. Tune of Terror!
    The Black Canary
  10. 9. 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