(September 1941)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-07-16
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors
?

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

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

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Lottery] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Tuffy Hecke (villain, introduction); Lefty (villain, introduction, reforms); Mugs (villain, introduction, reforms); Moe (villain, introduction); Lightfinger Joe (villain, introduction); un-named carnival barker (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Joan wins a contest for $1000, but is not present for the drawing, so the Flash decides to wisk her to the drawing at ultra speed. But when Joan is paid, the payoff is made with a phony $1000 bill.
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Indexer Notes

Joan Williams address is given as 222 LaFayette Park Road in this story.

Credits by Craig Delich.

A Fit Companion to Superman & Batman! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

All-Flash Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Johnny Joins the Rodeo] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
John B. Wentworth
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet (introduction)
Synopsis
Johnny meets and adopts Peachy Pet.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The Justice Society of America Presents All Star Comics No. 6! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Adventure of the Phantom Churchyard (Table of Contents: 6)

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 Apartment Robbers] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The King [King Standish]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[Blackmail] (Table of Contents: 8)

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 [Rodney Gaynor]

Lexington-Concord Commemorative Stamps (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

Diamonds from Space, Part II (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jack Raymond; Sally Raymond; Dak Samson; Tommy
Synopsis
Jack and Sally Raymond struggle with the aftermath of their indirect involvement in the murder of neighbor Dak Samson, who was killed over the contents of a meteor they unknowingly placed in his yard.

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

All-American Comics / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Super-Crime (Table of Contents: 12)

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

In Brightest Africa by Carl Akeley (Table of Contents: 13)

Flash Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Menace from Space] (Table of Contents: 14)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Shiera Sanders; Noel Ratchford (villain); Egon (villain, Neptunian boy, death)
Synopsis
The Hawkman spies an alien space ship crashing to Earth, and, upon investigation, discovers that its huge passengers are dead...but a weird egg has survived!
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The last panel of the story features another in the series "Weapons of the Past": Boomerang.

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

Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Be Sure to Get This New Issue! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Modern Concise Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tootsie Roll of Honor (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hawkman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  3. 2. [The Lottery]
    The Flash
  4. 3. A Fit Companion to Superman & Batman!
    All-Flash Quarterly
  5. 4. [Johnny Joins the Rodeo]
    Johnny Thunder
  6. 5. The Justice Society of America Presents All Star Comics No. 6!
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  7. 6. The Adventure of the Phantom Churchyard
    Les Sparks, Radio Amateur
  8. 7. [The Apartment Robbers]
    The King
  9. 8. [Blackmail]
    The Whip
  10. 9. Lexington-Concord Commemorative Stamps
    Flash Stamps
  11. 10. Diamonds from Space, Part II
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    All-American Comics
  13. 12. Super-Crime
    Minute Movies
  14. 13. In Brightest Africa by Carl Akeley
    Flash Comics Monthly Book Review
  15. 14. [Menace from Space]
    Hawkman
  16. 15. ["Boys and girls! If you like Mutt & Jeff..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  17. 16. Be Sure to Get This New Issue!
    World's Finest Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Modern Concise Encyclopedia
  19. 18. The Tootsie Roll of Honor
    Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jake Mathison
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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