(April-May 1948)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15
Pages:
80
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer; 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:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Deception's Daughter (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; General Darnell; Lya (villain); Duke of Deception (villain); Wonder Woman imposter (villain)
Synopsis:
When Womnder Woman intercepts a Martian spacecraft from crashing to Earth, out steps the daughter of the Duke of Deception. She captures Wonder Woman and forces her to build an underground base from which Lya intends to return to Mars and overthrow her father.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, up-dated August 2004.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 5 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.

Doorway into Time (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; Lewis; Queen Terah of Shan (death); Akim; Ramor (villain)
Synopsis:
Johnny finds a man in southern Utah that claims to have walked through a stone arch, which transported him back in time to a city called Shan, where he was forced to compete in the arena. He won his freedom as well as the love of the Queen.

Indexer Notes

Story is re-told in The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #106, April-May 1968, Sequence 1.

Forecast: Danger (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Synopsis:
Green Lantern has a hard time convincing a young man to follow in his father's footsteps as a meteorologist until a storm threatens a ship carrying his fiancee.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, up-dated August 2004.

Alan Scott works for radio station WXYZ in this issue.

Doiby does NOT appear in this story.

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

[The Mysterious Box] (Table of Contents)

Cotton-Top Katie / comic story / 6 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.

Riddle of the Useless Thefts (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils:
Arthur F. Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Tank Tinker

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, up-dated August 2004.

Getting Away With Murder (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; crime

Crime Has Many Faces (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Martin Taylor
Synopsis:
The Flash takes a man back ten years on a trip through time to show him how his carelessness has caused death and destruction over the years.
Keywords:
Keystone City; time travel

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. Deception's Daughter
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. Doorway into Time
    Johnny Peril
  5. 4. Forecast: Danger
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. [The Mysterious Box]
    Cotton-Top Katie
  7. 6. Riddle of the Useless Thefts
    Hop Harrigan
  8. 7. Getting Away With Murder
  9. 8. Crime Has Many Faces
    The Flash
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
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Dwayne Best