(March 1944)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-01-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited); Dorothy Rubicek (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[The Fun Clinic] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy
Reprints

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

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

Waste Paper (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Fun Foundation (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
William Marston [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H G Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H G Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Paula Von Gunther; Gay Frollick (Fun Foundation founder, introduction); Althea; Jack Clucas (employee of Ely Close, introduction, death); Ely Close (villain, introduction); Close's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
When Gay Frollick attempts suicide over the death of a Fun Foundation employee, which sent her to prison. Wonder Woman saves her and offers to finance the foundation to the tune of one billion dollars by selling Blue Ether, a chemical substance that can replace gasoline as a fuel. The crooked sponsor of the foundation steals the formula and nearly kills the Amazon Maiden.
Reprints
Keywords
Blue Ether (gasoline replacement); Fun Foundation; Niagara Falls

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

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher: J. R. Publishing Co.
225 Lafayette ST.
New York, NY
Editor: Sheldon Mayer
Owners: J. K. Gaines; R. S. Liebowitz

The Pearl of Lin Yiu (Table of Contents: 6)

Black Pirate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Jon Valor; Justin Valor; Lin Ti; Togawa; Chang; Mei Ko

Indexer Notes

art credits by Jerry Bails

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

The Justice Society of America / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Gallagher; Harry Peter (Wonder Woman only)
Inks
Joe Gallagher; Harry Peter (Wonder Woman only)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Free! A membership in the Junior Justice Society for all who help in the March of Dimes!
Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
The Justice Society of America [Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Atom [Al Pratt]; The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Starman [Ted Knight]]
Synopsis
Members of the Justice Society make an appeal for the March of Dimes campaign. Wonder Woman offers a free membership in the Junior Justice Society to all who contribute to the March of Dimes
Keywords
infantile paralysis; Junior Justice Society; March of Dimes

Indexer Notes

Illustrated plea, with coupon, for readers to donate to the March of Dimes. All readers who contribute 15 cents to the March of Dimes campaign will receive a free membership in the Junior Justice Society of America.

The Gambler and the Lady! (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils
Frank Harry
Inks
Frank Harry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; superhero
Characters
Little Boy Blue; Toughy; Tubby; Spats Grogan; Amy Gale; Wally Storm; Chick Riley; Dan Rogers

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jerry Bails. Writer credit by Jerry Bails and Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fall Guy! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gay Ghost; Big Joe Handley; Danny Maddock; Scar Rinaldo
Keywords
supernatural

Indexer Notes

credits by Jerry Bails

Camouflaged Cargo, Part Two (Table of Contents: 11)

Hal Mason / text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

data by Jerry Bails

Now! The Complete Old Testament Edition (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Shadow on the Wall! (Table of Contents: 13)

Mr. Terrific / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific; Jim Cowley; Emmanuel; Mr. Cowley

Indexer Notes

credits by Jerry Bails

Energy on the Alert! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Down Goes the Wildcat! (Table of Contents: 15)

Wildcat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat; Stretch Skinner; Joan Fortune; Slippery Sloan; Big Bull Moran
Synopsis
Wildcat gets amnesia and disappears.

Indexer Notes

credits by Jerry Bails

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Fun Clinic]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Waste Paper
  4. 3. The Fun Foundation
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Have you read all these?"]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. The Pearl of Lin Yiu
    Black Pirate
  8. 7. ["Free! A membership in the Junior Justice Society for all who help in the March of Dimes!"]
    The Justice Society of America
  9. 8. The Gambler and the Lady!
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  10. 9. ["Butch ain't got de nerve to hit this new kid..."]
    Wheaties
  11. 10. Fall Guy!
    The Gay Ghost
  12. 11. Camouflaged Cargo, Part Two
    Hal Mason
  13. 12. Now! The Complete Old Testament Edition
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  14. 13. Shadow on the Wall!
    Mr. Terrific
  15. 14. Energy on the Alert!
    Baby Ruth
  16. 15. Down Goes the Wildcat!
    Wildcat
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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