(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.
Reprints:

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!
Reprints:

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)

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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:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross