(February 1942)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-12-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (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)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Institute for Physical Development / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Prince and the Head Waiter] (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; Prince of India
Synopsis
While dining with Joan in a local restaurant, Flash witnesses an attempt to kidnap a young Prince of India. Although the attempt fails, the Scarlet Speedster decides that the young boy needs an escort back home.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

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

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

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

[Johnny's Messenger Service, Part 2] (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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The Dynamited Dam (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

[Railroad Rogues] (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.

[The Whip Plays Santa] (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 [Rod Gaynor]

Cloud of Death, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 9)

A Jack Raymond Story / text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Sensation Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

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

[Trench of Bayonets!] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

The Army Life of Riley (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

Genre
adventure; humor

Captain Kidder Travelogue (Table of Contents: 15)

Minute Movies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

Genre
adventure; humor

The Inkling Kid (Table of Contents: 16)

Minute Movies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

Genre
adventure; humor

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

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

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

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

[The Brain Stealers] (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]; Argot (villain); Iago (villain)
Synopsis
Hawkman and Hawkgirl are captured by two scientists who transplant their brains into the bodies of younger people in order to carry out robberies.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The Justice Society Invites You to Their Next Meeting! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Leading Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Energy to Move a Mountain (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Institute for Physical Development
  3. 2. [The Prince and the Head Waiter]
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["Well, here I am again..."]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  5. 4. ["Thanks a million, boys and girls..."]
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. [Johnny's Messenger Service, Part 2]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. The Dynamited Dam
    Les Sparks
  8. 7. [Railroad Rogues]
    The King
  9. 8. [The Whip Plays Santa]
    The Whip
  10. 9. Cloud of Death, Part 1
    A Jack Raymond Story
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Good Books for Christmas
  12. 11. ["Thanks, boys and girls, for the swell reception..."]
    Sensation Comics
  13. 12. Editorial Advisory Board of the Superman DC Comics!
  14. 13. [Trench of Bayonets!]
    Flash Stamps
  15. 14. The Army Life of Riley
    Minute Movies
  16. 15. Captain Kidder Travelogue
    Minute Movies
  17. 16. The Inkling Kid
    Minute Movies
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Mutt & Jeff
  19. 18. ["Here are three other leaders..."]
    Superman; World's Finest Comics; Batman
  20. 19. [The Brain Stealers]
    Hawkman
  21. 20. The Justice Society Invites You to Their Next Meeting!
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Leading Comics
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  24. 23. Energy to Move a Mountain
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
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