(January 1949)

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 Sword of Time (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
Jack Adler?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from Craig Delich. The cover is a slightly redrawn version of The Flash splash panel.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sword of Time! (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:
The Flash must outwit a clever crook who uses the fear of the unknown as a weapon to bring Keystone City to its knees!
Keywords:
Keystone City

Indexer Notes

Credits and synopsis from Craig Delich; writer confirmed by Martin O'Hearn.

Henry Iba (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For Thrills! For Action! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Mystery on Ice! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; Professor Stanley
Synopsis:
Black Canary and Larry track down some crooks who have stolen a professor's new forumla: Element X-99.
Reprints:
Keywords:
X-99

Indexer Notes

Inker credit revised by Craig Delich 2011-12-16 from Frank Giacoia to Sachs. The archive credit is wrong.

["Hair grows more rapidly in Summer than in Winter..."] (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.

Gets the Bird! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy; Bazooka Bubble Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Rock Crushers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Ink credit from Craig Delich; script credit from Roy Thomas.

The title of the story was orignally meant to be "Stream of Stones."

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

Arnold, Schwinn & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Path of Peril! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur F. Peddy
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Credits from Craig Delich.

Mystery Mines Treasure! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ray-o-Vac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Famous Sport Trophies (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sports

The Ghost's Criminal Cruise! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Ghost [Jim Craddock] (villain)
Synopsis:
As a favor to the man who once saved his life, Carter Hall appears aboard a man's yacht as the Hawkman, little knowing his enemy the Ghost is also along for the ride.

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sword of Time
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Sword of Time!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Henry Iba
    Wheaties
  5. 4. For Thrills! For Action!
  6. 5. Mystery on Ice!
    Black Canary
  7. 6. ["Hair grows more rapidly in Summer than in Winter..."]
    Flash Facts
  8. 7. Gets the Bird!
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy; Bazooka Bubble Gum
  9. 8. The Rock Crushers!
    The Atom
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Arnold, Schwinn & Company
  11. 10. The Path of Peril!
    The Ghost Patrol
  12. 11. Mystery Mines Treasure!
    Ray-o-Vac
  13. 12. Editorial Advisory Board
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  15. 14. Famous Sport Trophies
  16. 15. The Ghost's Criminal Cruise!
    Hawkman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Veracity
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross