(February 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-12-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
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 Story of the Boy Genius! (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]; Bobby Gordon; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fame for Bobby Gordon! (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]; Bobby Gordon
Synopsis
A young boy, paralyzed from the waist down, teams up with the Flash to capture an escaped criminal, armed only with a pen and artist's easel!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Want to Be a Champion Dancer? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 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 (credited)
Inks
Frank Harry (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But you're the Ghost Patrol!
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Captain Tootsie Saves the Sailplane (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jack and the Green Walk! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Greene
Pencils
Joe Gallagher
Inks
Joe Gallagher
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Mr. Murphy; Jack

Indexer Notes

Former feature in All-American Comics. Credits by Craig Delich.

[Peachy Pet Fights Crime] (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; Shocko (Thunderbolt's son); Peachy Pet
Synopsis
Peachy Pet once agains utters the amazing words "Sez Me" and conjurs up the Thunderbolt's son in order to wage her war on crime.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Color Blind (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome [as John Osgood] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

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
Yes, Mom. I'll be careful not to trip down the stairs.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags. Sequence added by Craig Delich.

The Man Who Wouldn't Grow Old! (Table of Contents: 12)

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]; Junior Ellis (villain)
Synopsis
Junior Ellis was sure that the younger a criminal was, the less chance there was of his being caught. Hawkman decides to test the odds...until Ellis discovers the Fountain of Youth!

Indexer Notes

No Hawkgirl in this story. Credits by Craig Delich.

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Story of the Boy Genius!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Fame for Bobby Gordon!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Want to Be a Champion Dancer?
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. ["Whatcha readin'? Huh?"]
    Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog
  7. 6. ["But you're the Ghost Patrol!"]
    The Ghost Patrol
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie Saves the Sailplane
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. Jack and the Green Walk!
    The Atom
  10. 9. [Peachy Pet Fights Crime]
    Johnny Thunder
  11. 10. Color Blind
  12. 11. ["Yes, Mom. I'll be careful not to trip down the stairs."]
    Ton o' Fun
  13. 12. The Man Who Wouldn't Grow Old!
    Hawkman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
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  • Bob Hughes
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