(October-November 1948)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
80
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor); Robert Kanigher (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cardboard cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound #1-41; Saddle-stitched #42-63
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Last issue to feature superheroes.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Keywords:
power ring

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from Craig Delich, formerly credited to Bob Oksner.

Last issue with super-heroes.

The Machine of Schemes (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Steve Trevor; General Darnell; Professor Calculus; Dean Sourpuss; Crime-Brain Doone (villain)
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman and Professor Calculus develop a super-computer thinking machine that can solve complex problems. But the machine is stolen by Crime-Brain Doone, who intends to use it to steal the gold in Fort Knox.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-8.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nips / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cotton-Top Katie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert [as Harrielle] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert [as Harrielle] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert [as Harrielle] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Cotton-Top Katie; the Perfessor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Funny Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Situation Wanted (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Mrs. Grace; Mr. Groyd; Tarlo; Dexter (villain)
Synopsis:
Needing money to help finance the Gotham Charity Hospital, Green Lantern takes on a series of cases.
Keywords:
Gotham Charity Hospital; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Alan Scott works for radio station WXYZ in this story.

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2009-9-8.

The Last Man Alive (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Star Sapphire (villain, 2nd appearance); Rondo (villain)
Synopsis:
After a particularly restless night, Jay Garrick arises one morning to find himself the last man on Earth, thanks to the mistress of the 7th Dimension, Star Sapphire.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Orville / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Orville

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Science Snaps / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Mart Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

The Movie (Table of Contents)

Leave it to Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgen
Inks:
Ken Hultgen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs; Peggy

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich, updated August 2004, credit formerly given to Bob Oksner.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Orville / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Orville

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

The Lovely Lady (Table of Contents)

Johnny Peril / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Purcell
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Johnny Peril; Swanson; Lawford; Von Luger (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Johnny recounts a time in World War II that he was aboard a vessel that was sunk by a Nazi submarine. Now, years later, the sub that sunk his ship has returned to cause trouble to shipping off the coast of Venezuela.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Mart Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

The River of Doubt (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jack of All Trades / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Machine of Schemes
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Nips
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cotton-Top Katie
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Funny Facts
  7. 6. Situation Wanted
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. The Last Man Alive
    The Flash
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Little Orville
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Science Snaps
  11. 10. The Movie
    Leave it to Binky
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Little Orville
  13. 12. The Lovely Lady
    Johnny Peril
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop
  15. 14. The River of Doubt
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jack of All Trades
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
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
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