(June 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)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Return of the Centaurs (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis:
While taking a horseback ride after attending a scientific convention, Carter and Shierra run into a group of living centaurs, who proceed to kidnap a noted scientist and take him to a hideout in an extinct volcano.

Indexer Notes

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

The Flash and the Thorn-Stalk (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Thorn [Rose] (villain)
Synopsis:
Jay Garrick attempts to console Rose, the sister of the nefarious Thorn, who was believed drowned at sea, unaware that the two are one and the same!

The Spectacular Crimes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ghost Patrol [Slim; Fred; Pedro]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, writer verified by Martin O'Hearn, updated October 2004.

The Riddle of the Topaz Brooch (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; Della Gorham; Alfred (Mrs. Gorham's nephew); Carno and his Masked Riders (villains, circus act); un-named druggist (villain, a fence for stolen goods)
Synopsis:
Dropping in for an ice cream soda, Larry and Dinah discover the proprietor dead, and soon are visited by a gang of toughs determined to keep the pair from discovering the truth behind what has happened.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hawkman
  2. 1. The Return of the Centaurs
    Hawkman
  3. 2. The Flash and the Thorn-Stalk
    The Flash
  4. 3. The Spectacular Crimes
    The Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. The Riddle of the Topaz Brooch
    The Black Canary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross