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

[The Flash 1000 Years in the Future!] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Flash 1000 Years in the Future! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis:
Out of curiousity, the Flash and two friends travel to the far future to get a glimpse of a museum in that era, foiling a crime in the process.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit confirmed by Martin O'Hearn, updated October 2004.

Revenge of the Falconer (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 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:
A scientist successfully breeds a pair of giant Falcons and hopes to have his project funded. However, when the commission refuses to do so, the Feathered Furies face a difficult challenge in attempting to overcome the birds.

Indexer Notes

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

The Case of the Jumbo Peanut (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Frank Harry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence orignally added by Craig Delich 2007-12-16 and is most likely out of proper sequence.

The House That Democracy Built (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
history

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chip / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chip

The Day That Wouldn't End! (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; Mr. Taylor; Mr. Crane (villain, Taylor's lawyer)
Synopsis:
Larry and Dinah deliver flowers to the Taylor Mansion, but, while there, discover that Taylor's calendar in his office has every day on it dated May 16th! When Black Canary investigates, she discovers that Crane is the head of a gang who was trying to convince people that Taylor was insane so as to cover Crane's secret theft of Taylor's money.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich October 2004. Credit in Archives is wrong.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Flash 1000 Years in the Future!]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Flash 1000 Years in the Future!
    The Flash
  3. 2. Revenge of the Falconer
    Hawkman
  4. 3. The Case of the Jumbo Peanut
    Ghost Patrol
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Flash Facts
  6. 5. The House That Democracy Built
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Chip
  8. 7. The Day That Wouldn't End!
    The Black Canary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross