(November 1946)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-09-09
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. On-sale date of September 11 in ad in All-American Comics #79.


The Case of the Curious Casket! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

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

Extra (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Feet First! (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]; the Jumper [Bobby Horton] (villain)
Synopsis
Young Bobby Horton suffered severe electric shocks to the legs when he was twelve. Years later, the Flash must suffer from the effects, which has created a new menace: The Jumper!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Steve Van Buren (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
John Wentworth [as John B. Wentworth] (credited)
Pencils
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (credited); E. E. Hibbard (the Flash in some panels)
Inks
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (credited); E. E. Hibbard (the Flash in some panels)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For the lova Pete...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Hawkman [Carter Hall] (cameo); The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro] (cameo); Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders] (cameo); Sheldon Mayer (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Hibbard credit per Craig Delich.

Saving the Warden's Daughter! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Rockhead! Tho a great inventor...
Genre
humor
Characters
Rockhead McWizzard

Indexer Notes

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

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

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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
You probably think it's a cinch being a ghost...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Slim; Pedro; Fred]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Ton o' Fun / cartoon / 0.5 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
How many more rounds do i have to carry him, Mike?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

2 gags. Sequence added by Craig Delich.

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

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

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

Out of the Gag-Bag / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think we have met before, effendi!!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

7 gags. Sequence added by Craig Delich.

[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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Does that feel like a three minute egg?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

Fish Bowl (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Curious Casket (Table of Contents: 15)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]
Synopsis
A document inside a strange casket buried for centuries has the fingerprint of Carter Hall on it, and Hawkman must discover why!

How Thom McAn Defied the Deadly Sea Serpent (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

How to Outbluff a Vicious Dog at Night! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the Curious Casket!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Extra
    Sensation Comics
  4. 3. Feet First!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Steve Van Buren
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["For the lova Pete..."]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. Saving the Warden's Daughter!
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  8. 7. ["Poor Rockhead! Tho a great inventor..."]
    Rockhead McWizzard
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  10. 9. ["You probably think it's a cinch being a ghost..."]
    The Ghost Patrol
  11. 10. ["How many more rounds do i have to carry him, Mike?"]
    Ton o' Fun
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  13. 12. ["I think we have met before, effendi!!"]
    Out of the Gag-Bag
  14. 13. ["Does that feel like a three minute egg?"]
    Ton o' Fun
  15. 14. Fish Bowl
  16. 15. The Curious Casket
    Hawkman
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Defied the Deadly Sea Serpent
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. ["Don't miss these new issues..."]
  19. 18. How to Outbluff a Vicious Dog at Night!
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross