(April-May 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; 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; several government officials (introduction for all); Lya (villain, Duke of Deception's daughter, introduction); Lya's followers (villains, introduction for all); Duke of Deception (villain); Wonder Woman imposter (villain, introduction)
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.
Keywords:
Reform Island

Indexer Notes

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

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

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich.

["You boob, if you're gonna be a big 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) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

["Yep! I'm a politician now!"] (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) ?

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 (introduction); Queen Terah of Shan (Queen of Shan, introduction, death); Akim (the Queen's advisor, introduction, death); Ramor (villain, a high preiest, introduction)
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.
Keywords:
Shan; Utah

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.

[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.

["Hey, Mutt, what's a polar bearer?"] (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) ?

["Gosh, I'm late again for work...."] (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) ?

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.

["So! Another letter from your teacher..."] (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; Cicero
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Jeff, why all the finery?"] (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) ?

Getting Away With Murder (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; crime

["Oh dear! What will I do?"] (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) ?

["Where you goin', Jeff?" "I'm gonna apply for a job!"] (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) ?

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 (introduction)
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, previously Joe Giella.

["A plate of chicken soup..."] (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

Also in Green Lantern (DC, 1941 series) #9.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. Deception's Daughter
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. ["You boob, if you're gonna be a big politician..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  4. 3. ["Yep! I'm a politician now!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  5. 4. Doorway into Time
    Johnny Peril
  6. 5. Forecast: Danger
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. [The Mysterious Box]
    Cotton-Top Katie
  8. 7. ["Hey, Mutt, what's a polar bearer?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["Gosh, I'm late again for work...."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. Riddle of the Useless Thefts
    Hop Harrigan
  11. 10. ["So! Another letter from your teacher..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  12. 11. ["Jeff, why all the finery?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  13. 12. Getting Away With Murder
  14. 13. ["Oh dear! What will I do?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  15. 14. ["Where you goin', Jeff?" "I'm gonna apply for a job!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  16. 15. Crime Has Many Faces
    The Flash
  17. 16. ["A plate of chicken soup..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Dwayne Best