(March 1940)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant 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)

Cliff Cornwall / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall; Johnny Thunder (inset); The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset); The Whip [Rod Gaynor] (inset); Rod Rian (inset); the King [King Standish] (inset); The Flash [Jay Garrick]
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[The Trial of Major Williams] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Major Williams; Mr. Eddens (introduction); Mr. Berstoff (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When Joan's father is arrested for being a spy, the Flash speeds up his investigation of the foreign government behind the apparent frame-up.
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Indexer Notes

Credits corrected September 2004.

Story takes place in New York.

[The Romance of Cliff Cornwall] (Table of Contents)

Cliff Cornwall / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

[The Secret of Dick Blendon] (Table of Contents)

The Hawk-man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Shiera Sanders; Dick Blendon; Count Torgoff (villain); Una Cathay (villain); Rolf (villain)
Synopsis:
The Hawkman investigates the threat of a scientist who has discovered the secret of keeping a human body alive long after it is clinically dead.
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Indexer Notes

Carter Hall's home address is given as 20 Hudson Terrace. Hall's identity as the Hawkman is discovered by Dick and several of his friend's.

[Fight with Gunpowder Glantz] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunderbolt / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Daisy Darling; Gunpowder Glanz (boxer)
Synopsis:
After his initial win in the ring, Johnny begins training for his next fight against Gunpowder Glanz. To top things off, Daisy agrees to marry Johnny if he loses the fight, but Johnny's mysterious power strikes again and he becomes the heavyweight champion!
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The Mephisian Menace (Table of Contents)

Rod Rian of the Sky Police / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Inks:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rod Rian

Indexer Notes

Credits corrected September 2004.

Flash Stamps (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Information about stamps. Sequence added per Len Wolinski, December 2008.

[The Terror of the Underworld] (Table of Contents)

King Standish / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
William Smith
Inks:
William Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The King [King Standish] (introduction); Boss Barton (villain)

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

Adventure in a Time Warp (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Story concludes in issue #4. Sequence added per Len Wolinski, December 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All American Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for All American Comics #12. Sequence added per Len Wolinski, December 2008.

The Scarlet Scarab (Table of Contents)

Flash Picture Novelette / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
adventure

Get the Whip (Table of Contents)

The Whip / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
George Storm
Inks:
George Storm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rodney Gaynor]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cliff Cornwall
  2. 1. [The Trial of Major Williams]
    The Flash
  3. 2. [The Romance of Cliff Cornwall]
    Cliff Cornwall
  4. 3. [The Secret of Dick Blendon]
    The Hawk-man
  5. 4. [Fight with Gunpowder Glantz]
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  6. 5. The Mephisian Menace
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  7. 6. Flash Stamps
  8. 7. [The Terror of the Underworld]
    King Standish
  9. 8. Adventure in a Time Warp
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    All American Comics
  11. 10. The Scarlet Scarab
    Flash Picture Novelette
  12. 11. Get the Whip
    The Whip
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross