(September 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Star Prize of the Year (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]; Gunner Garr; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

Indexer Notes

Credits from Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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:
?
Job Number:
FL104

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 from Craig Delich; script credit verified by Martin O'Hearn.

Ewell Blackwell (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Rice Krispies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Although an owl's eyes are set immovably in their sockets..."] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (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.

The Red-Headed Doll! (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:
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

Script credit from Craig Delich, verified by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Johnny Thunder / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["The fastest moving thing on Earth is a tidal wave..."] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (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.

Disaster at Hairpin Turn! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]

["The motorist who speeds up to reach a filling station..."] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

America's Birthday (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
C. D. Judith
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Blazing West / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dale Evans Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Star Prize of the Year
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Star Prize of the Year!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Ewell Blackwell
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Hammer Man!
    The Ghost Patrol
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Rice Krispies
  7. 6. ["Although an owl's eyes are set immovably in their sockets..."]
    Flash Facts
  8. 7. The Red-Headed Doll!
    Hawkman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Johnny Thunder
  10. 9. ["The fastest moving thing on Earth is a tidal wave..."]
    Flash Facts
  11. 10. Disaster at Hairpin Turn!
    The Atom
  12. 11. ["The motorist who speeds up to reach a filling station..."]
    Flash Facts
  13. 12. America's Birthday
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Blazing West
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. Time Runs Out!
    The Black Canary
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Dale Evans Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
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