Flash Comics #13 [With Canadian Price]
(January 1941)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #13 [Without Canadian Price].

Cover has Canadian price in a box under the American price.


[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:
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Silver Mine Mystery] (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Jim Carter; Sheriff Bill (villain); Tex (villain)
Synopsis:
When Jay Garrick's long-time friend Jim Carter is found shot in the back near his recently opened mine, Jay decides the Flash should find out why the local sheriff has not brought the criminals to justice.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Oddity: Panel 5 on Page 2 shows Flash's uniform in a closet, and the pants have the lightning bolt down the leg, but in the story, the bolt doesn't appear on the pants.

Editor Sheldon Mayer's last name appears on a building on Page 11, panel 6.

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[The Creeps] (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

Johnny wears a costume in the splash only.

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The Adventure of the Monster of the Tombs (Table of Contents: 4)

Les Watts, Radio Amateur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Don Cameron
Inks:
Don Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Les Watts

[The Distilatomic Dynamo] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Whip / comic story / 6 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]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Butterfinger / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Warning from the Witch] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The King [King Standish]; The Witch (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[The Capture of Snowland] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Chemcraft / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (Table of Contents: 10)

Flash Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

advertisement / 0.17 page (report information)

The Moon King's Trophy [Part II] (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) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Flash Stamps / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes many small ads from stamps dealers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Model Airplane News / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Shadows of the Past (Table of Contents: 16)

A 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

[Satana, the Tiger Girl] (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Satana the Tiger Girl (villain)
Synopsis:
Hawkman faces the threat of a girl who has discovered a way to transplant human brains into tigers -- a fate she has planned for Shiera.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last panel of the story features another in the series "Weapons of the Past": The Claw.

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Here It Is -- All-Star No. 3... (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  3. 2. [The Silver Mine Mystery]
    The Flash
  4. 3. [The Creeps]
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. The Adventure of the Monster of the Tombs
    Les Watts, Radio Amateur
  6. 5. [The Distilatomic Dynamo]
    The Whip
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Butterfinger
  8. 7. [Warning from the Witch]
    King Standish
  9. 8. [The Capture of Snowland]
    Cliff Cornwall
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Chemcraft
  11. 10. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
    Flash Comics Monthly Book Review
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. The Moon King's Trophy [Part II]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Flash Stamps
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Model Airplane News
  17. 16. Shadows of the Past
    A Flash "Picture Novelette"
  18. 17. [Satana, the Tiger Girl]
    Hawkman
  19. 18. Here It Is -- All-Star No. 3...
    All-Star Comics
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross