(May 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 King / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The King [King Standish]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset); Cliff Cornwall (inset); Johnny Thunder (inset); The Whip [Rod Gaynor]
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[Case of the Murderous Art Collector] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Boleau (introduction); The Vandal (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Flash must terminate the evil desires of The Vandal, an art collector extra-ordinary who would do anything to make his collection more valuable, even if he has to kill the artists of the works he owns!
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Indexer Notes

Credits corrected September 2004.

Get the King (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

All credits by Craig Delich, September 2004, up-dated 2007-9-2.

[The Kidnapping of Ione Craig] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 10 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]; Ione Craig; Abdul Ben Hathor (villain, death), Hassan Ibn Sadah (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Hawk follows a female secret agent to the hidden city of Alamut, home to an ancient league of assassins who are attempting to kill the leaders of the world.
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Keywords:
Alamut

[Johnny Becomes a G-Man] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; The Thunderbolt; Daisy Darling; Herman Darling; Simon P. Thunder; Cut Perce (villain); Perce's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Johnny's life as a G-Man begins by looking into a case where crooks have stolen an entire safety deposit vault....and his father along with it!
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Indexer Notes

The Thunderbolt appears as a yellow streak of lightning.

[The Mephisians Attack] (Table of Contents)

Rod Rian of the Sky Police / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul H. Jepson
Pencils:
Paul H. Jepson
Inks:
Paul H. Jepson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rod Rian

Indexer Notes

Credits corrected September 2004.

The Snow King (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; The Snow King (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004 and verified 2007-9-2 by Sheldon Moldoff.

You Can't Get Away with It (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
adventure

[Judge Frawd's Court] (Table of Contents)

The Whip / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The King
  2. 1. [Case of the Murderous Art Collector]
    The Flash
  3. 2. Get the King
    King Standish
  4. 3. [The Kidnapping of Ione Craig]
    Hawkman
  5. 4. [Johnny Becomes a G-Man]
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  6. 5. [The Mephisians Attack]
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  7. 6. The Snow King
    Cliff Cornwall
  8. 7. You Can't Get Away with It
    Flash Picture Novelette
  9. 8. [Judge Frawd's Court]
    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