(January 1942)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-11-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited)
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)

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]; Big Red (a hawk)

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

The Pen Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Joan's Investigation] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams
Synopsis
When the Flash learns that Joan is working as defense co-ordination secretary to General Merritt in order to uncover spies in the Army and defense industries, he decides she needs a guardian angel for protection.

Indexer Notes

Script and inks credits per Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Here It Is! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Johnny's Messenger Service] (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Mildred Thunder; Pa Thunder; The Thunderbolt; Jimmy the Jerk (villain); Dick The Dope (villain); Ole the Oaf (villain)

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Craig Delich. In the splash panel Peachy Pet is reading an issue of Flash Comics.

The Adventure of the Poisoned Pill (Table of Contents: 6)

Les Sparks / 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 Haunted House at Seabrook] (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
superhero
Characters
The King [King Standish]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[Stock Swindle] (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]

The Strange Ant Malady, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 9)

Jack Raymond / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Raymond

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

Lionel / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Good Books for Christmas / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Editorial Advisory Board of the Superman DC Comics! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Map Cancellations (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

Sudden Shocks (Table of Contents: 14)

Minute Movies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor

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

Chemcraft / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

In Days of Old (Table of Contents: 16)

A Fuller Phun Comedy "Short" / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Sir Ivan Hoe [as "played" by Archibald Clubb]; Girth [as "played" by Fuller Phun]

Indexer Notes

Added by Craig Delich.

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Sensation Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Youth Serum] (Table of Contents: 19)

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]; Nester Sanders
Synopsis
Carter Hall is asked to witness an experiment of a doctor who has invented a serum to revitalize certain glands so that the old can be made young again.

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Craig Delich.

And Here It Is -- All Star Comics No. 8! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Guarantee Reserve Life Insurance Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Pen Man
  3. 2. [Joan's Investigation]
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["Well, here I am again..."]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  5. 4. Here It Is!
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. [Johnny's Messenger Service]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. The Adventure of the Poisoned Pill
    Les Sparks
  8. 7. [The Haunted House at Seabrook]
    The King
  9. 8. [Stock Swindle]
    The Whip
  10. 9. The Strange Ant Malady, Part 2
    Jack Raymond
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Lionel
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Good Books for Christmas
  13. 12. Editorial Advisory Board of the Superman DC Comics!
  14. 13. Map Cancellations
    Flash Stamps
  15. 14. Sudden Shocks
    Minute Movies
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Chemcraft
  17. 16. In Days of Old
    A Fuller Phun Comedy "Short"
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  19. 18. ["Boys and girls - Here's what Gene Tunney..."]
    Sensation Comics
  20. 19. [The Youth Serum]
    Hawkman
  21. 20. And Here It Is -- All Star Comics No. 8!
    All-Star Comics
  22. 21. ["Here are three other leaders..."]
    Superman; World's Finest Comics; Batman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Guarantee Reserve Life Insurance Co.
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross