(February 1956)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept., and Dec.
On-sale date
1955-12-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #211, 214, 217, 300)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Mask of Mystery! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. We formerly credited the art to Irv Novick, as per Craig Delich and Jerry Bails.

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mask of Mystery! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Machino (intro; villain); Wonder Woman; Steve Trevor
Synopsis
It's a race against time as Wonder Woman attempts to remove an impenetrable time-bomb mask affixed to her face while she was sleeping.

Indexer Notes

Wonder Woman reads braille. It is noted Wonder Woman had sent Machino to prison 10 years earlier.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Wedding Notions (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; romance
Keywords
Ireland; North England; Western Scotland

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Winchester Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Women of Distinction! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The honor of being the first woman college president...
Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Frances Elizabeth Willard; Mrs. Belle Martell; Mrs. Josiah Taft; Mrs. Mary Kies

The Origin of the Amazon Plane! (Table of Contents: 7)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; The Waterfront Gang (introduction, villains); Queen Hippolyta
Synopsis
Wonder Woman recounts the three trials she completed to win her Robot Plane.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unlike earlier versions, this Robot Plane does not seem to be a product of Amazon science; how it was created is not disclosed. It is noted the plane will respond to the voice of the person daring enough to collect and assemble its parts.

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?" (Table of Contents: 9)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Susie; Mrs. Williams; Johnny Williams
Synopsis
The rules to being a good babysitter.

The World's Most Famous Valentines! (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Charles, Duke of Orleans; John Lydgate; Henry V; The Duke of York; Lady Arabella Stuart; Emperor Claudius; Juno Regina (goddess)

SOS - Saturn! (Table of Contents: 11)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor
Synopsis
Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor help repel an attack on Saturn from Titan, one of its moons.

Indexer Notes

The Robot Plane has a magnetic ray. This version of the Saturnians are possibly different from the evil slave-driving Saturnians seen in Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #10 (Fall 1944).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mask of Mystery!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Mask of Mystery!
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  5. 4. Wedding Notions
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Winchester Roller Skates
  7. 6. ["The honor of being the first woman college president..."]
    Women of Distinction!
  8. 7. The Origin of the Amazon Plane!
    Wonder Woman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  10. 9. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?"
    Buzzy
  11. 10. The World's Most Famous Valentines!
  12. 11. SOS - Saturn!
    Wonder Woman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
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