(November 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)

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]; Shiera Sanders; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints:

Be a Cowboy! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Trouble in Suburbia] (Table of Contents: 2)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Shiera Sanders; Tom; Edward Northrup (villain)
Synopsis:
Hawkman investigates the questionable activities of the "Real Bay" Corporation, a real estate company whose directors forge sales agreements to force the buyers to pay more for property.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Real Bay Corporation

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The last panel of the story features the "Weapons of the Past": the Chariot.

[The Crooked Ski Resort] (Table of Contents: 3)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Asch
Inks:
Stan Asch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[Saved from Drowning] (Table of Contents: 4)

King Standish / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The King [King Standish]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[Land Thieves] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Whip / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth (signed)
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rod Gaynor]

Indexer Notes

The Whip is unmasked in this story.

[In Search of Goldie] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John E. Ayman [as John Ayman] (signed)
Inks:
John E. Ayman [as John Ayman] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall; Goldie (villain, death); Goldie's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
When Cliff Cornwall saves Goldie's life and captures her, she changes sides and helps him stop her comrades in exchange for a pardon. However, she is shot and dies at the end of the story.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

New York World's Fair Comics; Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Sea Serpent] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Ranger Danger (Table of Contents: 10)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Flash Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

Elixir of Goodwill [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

All-American Comics; The Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens (Table of Contents: 14)

Flash Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Kidnapping of Natalie Nixon] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Flash / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Natalie Nixon (introduction); James (the chauffeur); The Chief (villain, introduction); Dopey (villain, introduction); Sniffty (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A criminal inventor, known only as "The Chief," creates a pair of revolving colored glasses that slow down the movements of the Flash in order that he might kill him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Here It Is -- Better Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Be a Cowboy!
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. [Trouble in Suburbia]
    Hawkman
  4. 3. [The Crooked Ski Resort]
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. [Saved from Drowning]
    King Standish
  6. 5. [Land Thieves]
    The Whip
  7. 6. [In Search of Goldie]
    Cliff Cornwall
  8. 7. ["For fun, thrills, & adventure..."]
    New York World's Fair Comics; Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  10. 9. [Sea Serpent]
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  11. 10. Ranger Danger
    Flash Picture Novelette
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Flash Stamps
  13. 12. Elixir of Goodwill [Part 2]
  14. 13. ["Follow the exciting adventures..."]
    All-American Comics; The Green Lantern
  15. 14. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
    Flash Comics Monthly Book Review
  16. 15. [The Kidnapping of Natalie Nixon]
    The Flash
  17. 16. Here It Is -- Better Than Ever!
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross