(May 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Golden Flash! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

The Golden Flash! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bob Oknser
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Golden Flash (villain)
Synopsis:
A notorious gangster steals a strange belt, and when the Flash tries to apprehend the criminal, he touches the belt and turns both of them into gold!

Indexer Notes

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

An Orchid for the Deceased! (Table of Contents)

The Black Canary / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
FL 101

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; Andrew Masters (death); Miss Masters (villain, daughter of the deceased)
Synopsis:
Larry moves his office into Dinah's flower shop and his first case involves the order of a rare black orchid. However, when Black Canary follows up the delivery of this flower, she is charged with the murder of wealthy Andrew Masters, whose life she once saved at Gargoyle Lake.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inker credit revised by Craig Delich 2007-12-15 (previously was Joe Giella).

Miss Masters poses as a fake Black Canary in the story.

Mystery of the Smiling Billboard (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Bob Oksner ?; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Dark Adventure (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; adventure
Characters:
Ghost Patrol [Pedro; Slim; Fred]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Terror under Glass! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis:
When Shiera comes home with a strange crystal ball that suddenly reveals the impending murder of Hawkman and Hawkgirl, the Feathered Furies decide it's time to see the antique shop owner about it.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Golden Flash!
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Golden Flash!
    The Flash
  3. 2. An Orchid for the Deceased!
    The Black Canary
  4. 3. Mystery of the Smiling Billboard
    Atom
  5. 4. The Dark Adventure
    The Ghost Patrol
  6. 5. Terror under Glass!
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross