(April 1940)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Whip / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Storm
Inks:
George Storm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rod Gaynor]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The King [King Standish] (inset); Cliff Cornwall (inset); Johnny Thunder (inset); The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)
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[The Gambling Ship] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Marcia van Doorn (introduction); Jimmy Norton (introduction); Mr. Norton (introduction); un-named group of gamblers (villains)
Synopsis:
The Flash must rescue the son of a steel magnate who is kidnapped and held for ransom because his father supports a bill that makes gambling ships illegal.
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Indexer Notes

Credits corrected September 2004.

The Stolen Message (Table of Contents)

Cliff Cornwall / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

The Thought Terror (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Shiera Sanders; The Thought Terror (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Hawkman faces a ruthless individual who pretends to foretell the future to people, then hypnotizes them to carry out the future he predicted for them.
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Indexer Notes

1st Moldoff Hawkman.

[Johnny Fights for the Law] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunderbolt / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; The Thunderbolt; Daisy Darling; Herman Darling; Gyp the Jeep (villain)
Synopsis:
Daisy's father wins a bundle off the fight that Johnny won, but a thug is determined to take that bundle of loot, no matter what. When Johnny rounds up the criminal, he is offered a position as a G-Man.
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Indexer Notes

The Thunderbolt appears as a yellow streak of lightning.

[The Deadly Pool] (Table of Contents)

Rod Rian of the Sky Police / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Inks:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rod Rian

Indexer Notes

Credits corrected September 2004.

[The Stolen Washton Jewels] (Table of Contents)

King Standish / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The King [King Standish]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich September 2004, corrected 2007-9-2.

Where There's a Will (Table of Contents)

Flash Picture Novelette / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
adventure

[The Plundered Peons] (Table of Contents)

The Whip / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rodney Gaynor]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Whip
  2. 1. [The Gambling Ship]
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Stolen Message
    Cliff Cornwall
  4. 3. The Thought Terror
    Hawkman
  5. 4. [Johnny Fights for the Law]
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  6. 5. [The Deadly Pool]
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  7. 6. [The Stolen Washton Jewels]
    King Standish
  8. 7. Where There's a Will
    Flash Picture Novelette
  9. 8. [The Plundered Peons]
    The Whip
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross