(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; 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:
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 Holliday 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 August 2004.

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 by Craig Delich.

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; 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!

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.
Keywords:
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 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:
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); 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.

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 Martin (villain, Phil's brother); Randall (villain)
Synopsis:
Phil Martin inherits a nightclub from his deceased uncle, but is kidnapped and replaced by his twin brother, Bob.
Reprints:

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 August 2004.

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The 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