(December 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1945-10-02
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

National Comics has bought out M. C. Gaines' share of J. R. Publishing.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Wonder Woman and the Midget Mystery (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]; Teena; Topso
Reprints
Keywords
Golden lasso

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

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

Watch for These New Issues of Your Favorite Magazines! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[The Midget Mystery] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Joye Murchison [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; General Darnell; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Mr. Grange (a courier, introduction, death); Sam (a jeweler, introduction, death); Mary (a jeweler, introduction); Teena (villain, a midget, introduction); Topso (villain, a midget, introduction); Topso and Teena's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Midget crooks, disguising themselves as children in order to rob a jewelry store, discover that the Coronet Diamond is being delivered to that store, and they notify their gang to be ready to commit the theft.
Reprints
Keywords
Coronet Diamond; Golden lasso

Indexer Notes

Story title from cover. Writer credit from The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Jill Lapore, 2014).

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Story of the Ham-Leapers (Table of Contents: 5)

Picture Stories from Mythology / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
M. C. Gaines ?
Pencils
Don Cameron
Inks
Don Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jupiter; Gaea; Fama; Fortuna; Typhon; Enceladus; Hebe; Ganymede; Juno; Eros
Keywords
mythology

Indexer Notes

copyright by M. C. Gaines 1945

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

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

Ghost Trouble! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Harry (signed)
Inks
Frank Harry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Little Boy Blue [Tommy Rogers]; Toughy; Tubby

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

Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Losses Pay a Profit! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Inks
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific [Terry Sloan]; Wanda Wilson

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

Victory Puzzles / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Colors
?
Letters
A. W. Nugent

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

History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

To Tough to Die! [sic] (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Longhorn (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Make Up Your Mind! (Table of Contents: 13)

Tippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Pencils
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Inks
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Tippie
Reprints
  • from Cap Stubbs and Tippie Sunday (George Matthew Adams Service) ?

Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Bronko Nagurski (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Meet "The Pushing Pals" (Table of Contents: 16)

Who's Who in Zooville / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ron Santi
Pencils
Ron Santi
Inks
Ron Santi
Colors
?
Letters
Ron Santi

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Thru Darkest Africa with Stretch Skinner! (Table of Contents: 17)

Wildcat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Stretch Skinner; J. Huntington Ives; Phyllis Ives; George Ives; Arthur Ives; Curry
Synopsis
Three spoiled kids hire Stretch to protect them on a trip to Africa to search for gems.

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Surging Energy (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wonder Woman and the Midget Mystery
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Watch for These New Issues of Your Favorite Magazines!
  4. 3. [The Midget Mystery]
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["That's the kind of cramming I like to see!"]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Story of the Ham-Leapers
    Picture Stories from Mythology
  7. 6. ["Hey, I said send up some quinine..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
  8. 7. Ghost Trouble!
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  9. 8. ["His magnetic powers foil a vicious sabotage plot..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  10. 9. Losses Pay a Profit!
    Mr. Terrific
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  13. 12. To Tough to Die! [sic]
  14. 13. Make Up Your Mind!
    Tippie
  15. 14. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  16. 15. Bronko Nagurski
    Wheaties
  17. 16. Meet "The Pushing Pals"
    Who's Who in Zooville
  18. 17. Thru Darkest Africa with Stretch Skinner!
    Wildcat
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  20. 19. Surging Energy
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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