(July 1944)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-05-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (assistant editor, uncredited); Ted Udall (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.


Grown Down Land! (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; Steve Trevor
Reprints
Keywords
castles; Golden lasso

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

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

Forest Patrol by Jim Kjelgaard (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Grown-Down Land (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
William Marston [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
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; Babs Modern (introduction); Lonny Modern (introduction); children of Grown-Down Land (introduction for all); Dellie (servant, introduction); Ephram (servant, introduction); Frank Modern (villain, reforms, introduction); Selfa Modern (villain, Frank's wife, socialite, reforms, introduction)
Synopsis
Wonder Woman saves the Modern kids from their parents (because they don't like children), and when the kids don't wake up from sleeping, the Amazon Princess joins the kids in sleep and enters the kids dream world called Grow-Down Land. Here Wonder Woman eventually helps bring the Modern family together by showing the parents how to act like children.
Reprints
Keywords
Grow-Down Land

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[If That Picture Could Only Talk] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
The Gay Ghost [Charles Collins]; Governor Phillip Law (Dan's son); Jimmy Brennan (tavern owner); Edith Law (wife of Dan Law, image only, flashback); Handsome Dan Law [aka The King of Crime] (villain, Phillip's father, mob leader, flashback); Lippy Logan (villain, death, flashback)
Synopsis
When Collins and Law visit a local tavern for some great steaks, they note a photo on the wall, which Law seems to vaguely recognize. Flashing back to 1930, the photo turns out to be the picture of mob leader, Dan Law, who is having a tough time with the District Attorney, Phillip Law, who has vowed to stop him. Eventually, Dan learns than Phillip is his son and he saves his life from other members of his mob.
Keywords
Belmonts Jewelry; Brennans Stone House; Gotham City; supernatural; The News

Indexer Notes

Data by Jerry Bails.

Most of the story is told in flashback.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys' Week in Big City (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Mayor Graham; Dan Rogers; Banker Jones; Chips

Indexer Notes

Art data by Jerry Bails. Writer credit by Jerry Bails and Craig Delich. Takes place in Big City.

Land of the Little People (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Jon Valor; Justin Valor; Captain Thunder
Synopsis
The Black Pirate and Sons visit a country where people are only six inches tall.

Indexer Notes

Data by Jerry Bails.

Feature next appears in #41.

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mysterious Phone Call, Part Two (Table of Contents: 10)

Hal Mason / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Now! The Complete Old Testament Edition (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Picture Stories from the Bible / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Blindfold Test! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific; Nails Jackson
Synopsis
Nails Jackson blinds Mr. Terrific with acid.

Indexer Notes

data by Jerry Bails

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

Wonder Woman; The Junior Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Corn Corners Cow Killers (Table of Contents: 14)

Wildcat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Stretch Skinner; Homer Heifer; Tulip Trance
Synopsis
Wildcat and Stretch have to solve the murder of a bull in Stretch's home town.

Indexer Notes

Data by Jerry Bails.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Grown Down Land!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Forest Patrol by Jim Kjelgaard
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Grown-Down Land
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Order 'The Flash' another carton of Wheaties."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [If That Picture Could Only Talk]
    The Gay Ghost
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  8. 7. Boys' Week in Big City
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  9. 8. Land of the Little People
    Black Pirate
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  11. 10. Mysterious Phone Call, Part Two
    Hal Mason
  12. 11. Now! The Complete Old Testament Edition
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  13. 12. The Blindfold Test!
    Mr. Terrific
  14. 13. ["For further adventures of Wonder Woman..."]
    Wonder Woman; The Junior Justice Society of America
  15. 14. The Case of the Corn Corners Cow Killers
    Wildcat
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  17. 16. ["Yes! They're now on sale everywhere!"]
  18. 17. ["Say, Red, do you suppose this is what the military..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
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