(December 1941)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-10-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman 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.


[The Spider-Men of Mars] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books and Movies / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Spider-Men of Mars] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Jim Seltzer (introduction); Spider-Men (villains, introduction for all); Dr. Jennings (villain, introduction); Enzil (villain, death)
Synopsis
When Jay's fellow lab assistant invents a model of an interplanetary spaceship, he laughs, thinking the poor man has been working too hard. However, when the Flash finds himself on Mars, the laugh is on him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

All-Flash Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Here It Is! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Party for Poor Children] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The Adventure of the Dyka Head Hunters! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

[Hijackers] (Table of Contents: 8)

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.

[Construction Conspiracy] (Table of Contents: 9)

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]

Energy to Do Big Things (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes many ads from stamps dealers and other advertisers.

The Strange Ant Malady, Part I (Table of Contents: 12)

A Jack Raymond Story / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Built-Rite Toys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

South Seas Surprise (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Superman Is in the Movies! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.17 page (report information)

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

Lionel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Hawkwoman] (Table of Contents: 18)

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]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis
Carter Hall decides to take Shiera to a masquerade ball, and, just for fun, he lets her borrow one of his Hawk costumes. The fun ends when Hawkman's bird allies summon Shiera to the scene of a crime that nearly costs her her life!
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Indexer Notes

This is the 2nd appearance of Hawkgirl after All-Star Comics #5.

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Here It Is! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Audel's New Auto Guide / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Spider-Men of Mars]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Good Books and Movies
  4. 3. [The Spider-Men of Mars]
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Thanks a million, boys and girls..."]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  6. 5. Here It Is!
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. [The Party for Poor Children]
    Johnny Thunder
  8. 7. The Adventure of the Dyka Head Hunters!
    Les Sparks, Radio Amateur
  9. 8. [Hijackers]
    The King
  10. 9. [Construction Conspiracy]
    The Whip
  11. 10. Energy to Do Big Things
    Baby Ruth
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Flash Stamps
  13. 12. The Strange Ant Malady, Part I
    A Jack Raymond Story
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Built-Rite Toys
  15. 14. South Seas Surprise
    Minute Movies
  16. 15. Superman Is in the Movies!
    The Adventures of Superman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Lionel
  19. 18. [The Hawkwoman]
    Hawkman
  20. 19. Here It Is!
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Audel's New Auto Guide
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross