(June 1940)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1940-04-17
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 455007.


[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
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross