(September 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:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; full color; glossy cover; newsprint interior; saddle-stitched

The Star Prize of the Year (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich updated October 2004.

The Star Prize of the Year (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
Gangland decides to award its own "Oscars" for the best crimes committed, one of which has nailed the Flash!

Indexer Notes

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

The Hammer Man (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich October 2004.

The Red-Headed Doll (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis:
Shiera buys a lovely red-headed doll in a department store, unaware the doll carries a fortune in diamonds inside!

Indexer Notes

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

Disaster at Hairpin Turn (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Time Runs Out! (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; Danny Deake (florist, death); un-named boss and his gang (villains)
Synopsis:
A rival florist is murdered when he comes to pick up a package accidently delivered to the Drake Florist Shop. Tracking down the crooks responsible, Larry and the Black Canary discover the package contained a radioactive substance called Vinium, and that they had been using various florist shops to distribute the material.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Credits corrected October 2004. Inker credit in Archives is wrong.

none (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts / filler / ? pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2007-12-15 and is most likely out of proper sequence.

none (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts / filler / ? pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2007-12-15 and is most likely out of proper sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Star Prize of the Year
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Star Prize of the Year
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Hammer Man
    The Ghost Patrol
  4. 3. The Red-Headed Doll
    Hawkman
  5. 4. Disaster at Hairpin Turn
    Atom
  6. 5. Time Runs Out!
    The Black Canary
  7. 6. none
    Flash Facts
  8. 7. none
    Flash Facts
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
  • Allen Ross