(January 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-11-06
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 November 8 in ad in Funny Stuff (DC, 1944 series) #17.


The Battle of the Birds! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak [as Kozlak] (signed)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak [as Kozlak] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Evil over Eelton! (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Joan Williams; The Eel (villain)
Synopsis
Flash's old villain is released on parole and decides to create a town named after himself...and, horror of horrors, decides to name the Three Dimwits as Mayor, Judge and Police Chief!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Clark Shaughnessy (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Crime with an Animal Twist] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]; Oswald Peebles

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Lionel Trains / 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
Being out of work...
Genre
humor
Characters
Rockhead McWizzard

Indexer Notes

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

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

General Mills, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Barefoot Bandit] (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Ma Thunder; Peachy Pet; The Barefoot Bandit (villain)
Synopsis
Johnny goes to borrow some baking powder and Peachy Pet ends up capturing a bandit.

Indexer Notes

The Thunderbolt does not appear.

Credits by Craig Delich.

Junk (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Revolt of the Birds! (Table of Contents: 13)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak (signed)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis
The birds of Hawk Valley revolt due to the influence of the Jewel of Shakarr, a gem which, down through the years, absorbed the evil desires of its possessors.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Circus Candy Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Thom McAn Rescued the Polar Explorers (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company; Red Ryder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Outbluff a Vicious Dog at Night! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle of the Birds!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Evil over Eelton!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Clark Shaughnessy
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. [Crime with an Animal Twist]
    The Ghost Patrol
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  8. 7. ["Being out of work..."]
    Rockhead McWizzard
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    General Mills, Inc.
  10. 9. [The Barefoot Bandit]
    Johnny Thunder
  11. 10. Junk
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. ["Henry Hyena can't help laughing!"]
    Funny Stuff
  14. 13. The Revolt of the Birds!
    Hawkman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Circus Candy Factory
  16. 15. How Thom McAn Rescued the Polar Explorers
    Thom McAn
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company; Red Ryder
  18. 17. How to Outbluff a Vicious Dog at Night!
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Matthew Head
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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