(June 1940)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (Managing Editor); Sheldon Mayer (Assistant Editor)
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 Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Johnny Thunder (inset); The Whip [Rod Gaynor] (inset); The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset); Cliff Cornwall (inset)
Reprints:

[The Case of the Drugged Olympic Athletes] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 11 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; Wally Stevens (introduction); J. Edwin Dorn (villain, introduction); Maloney (villain, introduction); Jonsey (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
In order to uncover the head man behind a gambling operation at the Olympic Trials, Jay Garrick enters himself in the running events, and promptly sets world records in each!
Reprints:

The Witch (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:
adventure
Characters:
The King [King Standish]; The Witch (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

[Sheba, Queen of the Desert] (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]; Ione Craig; Major Brent; Shiek Abdullah (villain, death); Sheba (villain)
Synopsis:
While resting from their return trip from Alamut, Hawkman and Ione Craig are attacked by desert raiders, who take Ione captive to sell at the local slave market.
Reprints:

["The strangers would change one who is like us to a form like their own!!"] (Table of Contents)

Rod Rian of the Sky Police / comic story / 3 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

Tally Ho! (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 War Material Smugglers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Planet of the Metal Men (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jack Raymond; Sally Raymond; Tommy; Wee-Pee-I; Queen Ha; Zoopians

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

Don Fuel and the Mystery Planet (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:
science fiction

[The Kidnapping] (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 Flash
  2. 1. [The Case of the Drugged Olympic Athletes]
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Witch
    King Standish
  4. 3. [Sheba, Queen of the Desert]
    Hawkman
  5. 4. ["The strangers would change one who is like us to a form like their own!!"]
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  6. 5. Tally Ho!
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  7. 6. [The War Material Smugglers]
    Cliff Cornwall
  8. 7. Planet of the Metal Men (Part 2)
  9. 8. Don Fuel and the Mystery Planet
    Flash Picture Novelette
  10. 9. [The Kidnapping]
    The Whip
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen
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