(August 1941)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich September 2004.

The Adventure of the Auctioned Utility Company (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (signed)
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard [as E.E. Hibbard] (signed)
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Jim Coleman (introduction); Cheekers (introduction); Uncle Thistlewit (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
While visiting an auction house with Jay, Joan Williams accidently purchases a bankrupt utility company. Only the keen wits of the Flash keeps the company from being destroyed by its former owner's father.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

The Fake Accidents (Table of Contents: 2)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Thunderbolt

Indexer Notes

Johnny figures out that "Say You" is the phrase that summons his magic Thunderbolt. Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

Adventure of the Harbor Day Invasion (Table of Contents: 3)

Les Sparks, Radio Amateur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron (signed)
Pencils:
Don Cameron (signed)
Inks:
Don Cameron (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Les Sparks

The Witch's Double (Table of Contents: 4)

The King / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The King [King Standish]; The Witch (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich September 2004, up-dated 2007-9-2.

In New York (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
John B. Wentworth (signed)
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rod Gaynor]

Diamonds from Space (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Jack Raymond; Sally Raymond

Microbe Hunters (Table of Contents: 7)

Monthly Book Review / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Elaine Brown
Letters:
typeset

The Hazards of Hazel (Table of Contents: 8)

Minute Movies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Hazel Deare

The Louisiana Purchase Issues (Table of Contents: 9)

Flash Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes stamp ads.

[The Mad Bomber] (Table of Contents: 10)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Shiera Sanders; Big Frenchy (villain); "Bomb Baby" Sathan (villain)
Synopsis:
A crazed czar of crime invents bombs guided by remote control in order to wreak havoc on the city he intends to take over.....unless Hawkman can stop him first.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last panel features one of Hawkman's "Weapons of the Past": signals by shield.

Writer credit by Craig Delich September 2004.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Adventure of the Auctioned Utility Company
    The Flash
  3. 2. The Fake Accidents
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Adventure of the Harbor Day Invasion
    Les Sparks, Radio Amateur
  5. 4. The Witch's Double
    The King
  6. 5. In New York
    The Whip
  7. 6. Diamonds from Space
  8. 7. Microbe Hunters
    Monthly Book Review
  9. 8. The Hazards of Hazel
    Minute Movies
  10. 9. The Louisiana Purchase Issues
    Flash Stamps
  11. 10. [The Mad Bomber]
    Hawkman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross