(November 1940)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-09-18
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 copyright registration.


[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)

Editing
Related Scans
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