(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)

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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:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross