(October 1946)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-08-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (story editor, uncredited)
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.


The Worry Wart Is Here Again! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
E. E. Hibbard
Inks
E. E. Hibbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Worry Wart [Ebenezar Jones]; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The City That Couldn't Stop Laughing! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
E. E. Hibbard (credited)
Inks
E. E. Hibbard (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Worry Wart [Ebenezar Jones] (villain)
Synopsis
The Worry Wart, who once visited Jay Garrick to get a super-elixir to cure his worrying, now returns to Jay for another batch of the fluid. Unfortunately, this batch of fluid causes him to radiate happiness to the point that it literally drives Keystone City and the Flash insane with laughter!
Keywords
Keystone City

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Vern Stephens (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

"Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Wentworth
Pencils
Frank Harry
Inks
Frank Harry
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a picture of a man who's simply starving to death!
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Slim; Pedro; Fred]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

From "Lead Foot" to Anchor Man (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

"P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Rockhead McWizzard / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry up, Rocky, if you wanna come with us...
Genre
humor
Characters
Rockhead McWizzard

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Jim Van Dore. We formerly credited this feature to Jack Farr in error.

Giving a Heel the Boot! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Dog Bandits] (Table of Contents: 10)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Wentworth [as John B. Wentworth] (credited)
Pencils
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (credited)
Inks
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder

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

Out of the Gag-Bag! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I ain't seen youse in thoity days...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gags. Sequence added by Craig Delich.

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Ton o' Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry... Mr. Scavonne is out just now...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gags. Added by Craig Delich.

Two Planets (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall [as Charles King] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Crazyquilt Crimes! (Table of Contents: 15)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]
Synopsis
With the chief of the underworld dead, a contest develops between two gang members to see who will take over the mob. One of them dares the other to kill him within a specific time period, then attempts to get arrested so he will be safe in jail!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

How Thom McAn Stopped the Cattle Stampede (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 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. The Worry Wart Is Here Again!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["You'll find more exciting adventures of The Flash in..."]
  4. 3. The City That Couldn't Stop Laughing!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Vern Stephens
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  7. 6. ["This is a picture of a man who's simply starving to death!"]
    The Ghost Patrol
  8. 7. From "Lead Foot" to Anchor Man
    "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  9. 8. ["Hurry up, Rocky, if you wanna come with us..."]
    Rockhead McWizzard
  10. 9. Giving a Heel the Boot!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  11. 10. [The Dog Bandits]
    Johnny Thunder
  12. 11. ["I ain't seen youse in thoity days..."]
    Out of the Gag-Bag!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  14. 13. ["I'm sorry... Mr. Scavonne is out just now..."]
    Ton o' Fun
  15. 14. Two Planets
  16. 15. The Crazyquilt Crimes!
    Hawkman
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Stopped the Cattle Stampede
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. Tops in Comics!
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross