DC, 1940 Series
 

Series Timeline

See series details by issue (displays one row per issue with no gaps, by the regular issue sort order)

This page attempts to show how the issues in this series were published over time by laying them out in a timeline with alternately gray or white rows roughly corresponding to months. The correspondence is less accurate for bi-monthly, quarterly or annual books. Weekly or other more-frequent-than-monthly issues are simply grouped into the same color row by month.

The timeline feature depends on the key date field to order issues into a timeline. Please note that if the key dates are not filled out to correspond to the publication months of the issues, then the timeline will not be accurate.

Not all issues in this series have key dates, so not all can be sorted into a timeline. The following issues can be sorted:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Volume Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency
1940-07-00 Summer 1940   1 All-American Comics, Inc. A DC Publication 68 0.10 USD quarterly
1940-08-00                  
1940-09-00                  
1940-10-00 Fall 1940 ? 2 All-American Comics, Inc. A DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1940-11-00                  
1940-12-00                  
1941-01-00 Winter 1940-1941 ? 3 All-American Comics, Inc. A DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1941-02-00                  
1941-03-00 March-April 1941 1941-02-07 ? 4 All-American Comics, Inc. A DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1941-04-00                  
1941-05-00                  
1941-06-00 June-July 1941 ? 5 All-American Comics, Inc. A DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1941-07-00                  
1941-08-00 August-September 1941 1941-06-25 1 6 All-American Comics, Inc. A DC Publication 68 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1941-09-00                  
1941-10-00 October-November 1941 ? 7 All-American Comics, Inc. A DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1941-11-00                  
1941-12-00 December 1941-January 1942 ? 8 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 76 0.10 USD ?
1942-01-00                  
1942-02-00 February-March 1942 ? 9 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1942-03-00                  
1942-04-00 April-May 1942 ? 10 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1942-05-00                  
1942-06-00 June-July 1942 ? 11 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1942-07-00                  
1942-08-00 August-September 1942 ? 12 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1942-09-00                  
1942-10-00 October-November 1942 ? 13 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1942-11-00                  
1942-12-00 December 1942 - January 1943 ? 14 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1943-01-00                  
1943-02-00 February-March 1943 1942-12-23 ? 15 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1943-03-00                  
1943-04-00 April-May 1943 ? 16 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1943-05-00                  
1943-06-00 June-July 1943 ? 17 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 60 0.10 USD ?
1943-07-00                  
1943-08-00                  
1943-09-00                  
1943-10-00 Fall 1943 ? 18 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 60 0.10 USD ?
1943-11-00                  
1943-12-00 Winter 1943-44 ? 19 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 60 0.10 USD ?
1944-01-00                  
1944-02-00                  
1944-03-00                  
1944-04-00 Spring 1944 ? 20 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1944-05-00                  
1944-06-00                  
1944-07-00 Summer 1944 2 21 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD quarterly
1944-08-00                  
1944-09-00                  
1944-10-00 Fall 1944 ? 22 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1944-11-00                  
1944-12-00 Winter 1944-5 ? 23 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1945-01-00                  
1945-02-00                  
1945-03-00                  
1945-04-00 Spring 1945 ? 24 All-American Comics, Inc. An All-American Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1945-05-00                  
1945-06-00                  
1945-07-00 Summer 1945 ? 25 All-American Comics, Inc. An All-American Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1945-08-00                  
1945-09-00                  
1945-10-00 Fall 1945 ? 26 All-American Comics, Inc. An All-American Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1945-11-00                  
1945-12-00 Winter 1945-6 ? 27 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1946-01-00                  
1946-02-00                  
1946-03-00                  
1946-04-00 April-May 1946   28 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1946-05-00                  
1946-06-00 June-July 1946   29 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1946-07-00                  
1946-08-00 August-September 1946   30 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1946-09-00                  
1946-10-00 October-November 1946 ? 31 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1946-11-00                  
1946-12-00 December-January 1947   32 All-American Comics, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1947-01-00                  
1947-02-00 February-March 1947 ? 33 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1947-03-00                  
1947-04-00 April-May 1947 ? 34 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1947-05-00                  
1947-06-00 June-July 1947   35 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1947-07-00                  
1947-08-00 August-September 1947 ? 36 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1947-09-00                  
1947-10-00 October-November 1947 ? 37 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1947-11-00                  
1947-12-10 December 1947-January 1948 ? 38 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1948-01-00                  
1948-02-00 February-March 1948 ? 39 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1948-03-00                  
1948-04-00 April-May 1948 ? 40 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1948-05-00                  
1948-06-00 June-July 1948 ? 41 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1948-07-00                  
1948-08-00 August-September 1948 ? 42 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1948-09-00                  
1948-10-00 October-November 1948 ? 43 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1948-11-00                  
1948-12-00 December 1948 - January 1949 ? 44 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1949-01-00                  
1949-02-00 February-March 1949 ? 45 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1949-03-00                  
1949-04-00 April-May 1949 ? 46 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1949-05-00                  
1949-06-00 June-July 1949 ? 47 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1949-07-00                  
1949-08-00 August-September 1949 ? 48 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD ?
1949-09-00                  
1949-10-00 October-November 1949   49 National Comics Publications, Inc. A Superman DC Publication 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1949-11-00                  
1949-12-00 December 1949-January 1950   50 National Comics Publications, Inc. Superman DC National Comics 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1950-01-00                  
1950-02-00 February-March 1950 ? 51 National Comics Publications, Inc. Superman DC National Comics 52 0.10 USD ?
1950-03-00                  
1950-04-00 April-May 1950   52 National Comics Publications, Inc. Superman DC National Comics 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1950-05-00                  
1950-06-00 June-July 1950   53 National Comics Publications, Inc. Superman DC National Comics 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1950-07-00                  
1950-08-00 August-September 1950   54 National Comics Publications, Inc. Superman DC National Comics 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1950-09-00                  
1950-10-00 October-November 1950   55 National Comics Publications, Inc. Superman DC National Comics 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1950-11-00                  
1950-12-00 December 1950 - January 1951 ? 56 National Comics Publications, Inc. Superman DC National Comics 52 0.10 USD ?
1951-01-00                  
1951-02-00 February-March 1951   57 National Comics Publications, Inc. Superman DC National Comics 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly

These issues have no key date and cannot be placed in a timeline:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Volume Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency
? 3 [Price variant] ? ? 68 ?