(July 1940)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
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 Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Whip [Rod Gaynor] (inset); The King [King Standish] (inset); Cliff Cornwall (inset); Johnny Thunder (inset)
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[The Metal Disintegrator] (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]; Jimmie Dolan (introduction); Mr. Smith (inventor, introduction); Belle Smith (Smith's daughter, introduction); Black Mike (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
An inventor and his daughter are kidnapped by a ruthless criminal in order to obtain control of the inventor's metal dissolving machine.
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Indexer Notes

Credits corrected September 2004.

The Witch and the Lawyer (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.

[The Statue That Came to Life] (Table of Contents)

The 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; Boris Nickaloff (villain, introduction, death); Czar (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Hawkman must defeat a seemingly unbeatable foe when a sculptor finds a way to bring statues to life!
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

The Gorilla (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

Indexer Notes

Credits corrected September 2004.

The Mystery Woman (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

Indexer Notes

Johnny wears a uniform in this issue.

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated September 2004.

The Clue Criminal (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich (September 2004). ? removed belatedly from inking credit by Craig Delich, based on conversations with Jerry Bails and Sheldon Moldoff.

The Circus Curse (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 San Creso Mine (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 Hawkman
  2. 1. [The Metal Disintegrator]
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Witch and the Lawyer
    King Standish
  4. 3. [The Statue That Came to Life]
    The Hawkman
  5. 4. The Gorilla
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  6. 5. The Mystery Woman
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  7. 6. The Clue Criminal
    Cliff Cornwall
  8. 7. The Circus Curse
    Flash Picture Novelette
  9. 8. The San Creso Mine
    The Whip
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross