(September 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

none (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints:

[The Creatures from the Canyon] (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]; George; Poseidon; King Jupo (villain, introduction, death); Ivor (villain)
Synopsis:
Hawkman is drawn into a mystery thousands of feet beneath the waters of New York harbor where a strange race called the Kogats is planning an invasion of the United States.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The last panel of the story is the first in the series titled "Weapons of the Past": the Whip Mace.

The Witch's Revenge (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, up-dated 2007-9-2.

The Orphanage Benefit (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]

Antarctic Adventure (Table of Contents)

Cliff Cornwall, Special Agent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall; Itchy (Cliff's airplane mechanic); Eston (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

Magic's in the Air (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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Preparation for War (Table of Contents)

Rod Rian of the Sky Police / comic story / 5 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

Corrected September 2004.

A Case of Hives (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 Giant Animals] (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]; Jim Evans; Dr. Tyler; Yap (villain); other un-named criminals (villains)
Synopsis:
A ruthless gang kidnaps an old scientist who has invented a serum that vastly enlarges smaller animals, which the gang then uses to terrorize the Flash and the inhabitants of desert towns while they make "unauthorized" bank withdrawals.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

According to info provided in this story, the Flash can travel at speeds up to 1,000 MPH.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Hawkman
  2. 1. [The Creatures from the Canyon]
    Hawkman
  3. 2. The Witch's Revenge
    King Standish
  4. 3. The Orphanage Benefit
    The Whip
  5. 4. Antarctic Adventure
    Cliff Cornwall, Special Agent
  6. 5. Magic's in the Air
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  7. 6. Preparation for War
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  8. 7. A Case of Hives
    Flash Picture Novelette
  9. 8. [The Giant Animals]
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross