(February 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)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; full color; glossy cover; newsprint interior; saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Jay Garrick]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; The Hawkman (inset)
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Indexer Notes

Black Canary awarded her own feature.

Inker credit by Craig Delich September 2004. Credit in Black Canary Archives is wrong.

The Timeless City (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]; the Black Templar (villain)
Synopsis:
From out of deep, dark recesses of time comes the Black Templar, who takes an entire city hostage and challenges the Flash to battle.

Indexer Notes

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

Huntress of the Highway (Table of Contents)

The Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance (introduction, boy friend, private detective)
Synopsis:
Black Canary must help Larry in his quest to discover why trucks keep disappearing on the Franklin Turnpike.
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The Ghostly Ghost Breakers (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:
occult; adventure
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Pedro; Fred; Slim]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Carnival of Crime (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph 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.

Riddle of the Clown (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 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 must decipher the meaning of a cryptic four line puzzle, or Hawkgirl will dies at the hands of the Ghost. In the process, he uses a "Hawkoscope", his hand-held version of an X-ray machine, to try and determine the true identity of the Ghost.
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Keywords:
Hawkoscope

Indexer Notes

Synopsis revised by Craig Delich 2007-12-12.

none (Table of Contents)

Millie an' Billie / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Millie; Billie

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2007-12-12 and is most likely out of proper sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Timeless City
    The Flash
  3. 2. Huntress of the Highway
    The Black Canary
  4. 3. The Ghostly Ghost Breakers
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. Carnival of Crime
    Atom
  6. 5. Riddle of the Clown
    Hawkman
  7. 6. none
    Millie an' Billie
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