(February 1942)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-12-02
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
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
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) (Expand) /

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

[Dr. Poison] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
William Marston [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils
Harry Peter (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Colonel Darnell; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; The Holliday Girls; Dr. Poison [Princess Maru] (villain, Nazi scientist, introduction); Colonel Adolph Schultz (villain, Gestapo agent)
Synopsis
Steve and Diana are captured by a group of Nazi spies, but Diana escapes and gets the Holliday Girls to assist in rescuing Trevor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from reprints.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Sword of Hate (Table of Contents: 6)

Black Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; Don Carlos (villain); Manuel (introduction, death); Donna Bonita; King Phillip of Spain
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer revision by Craig Delich and verified by Moldoff in interview with Roy Thomas. Credit previously given to Ted Udall.

[The One-Man Benefit Show] (Table of Contents: 7)

Mr. Terrific / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Reizenstein (signed)
Pencils
Hal Sharp (signed)
Inks
Hal Sharp (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific [Terry Sloan]; Ivanovitch Bizochki; Hugo Snitz (villain, introduction); Wanda Wilson
Synopsis
Wanda Wilson, the girl Terry rescued last issue, reveals that she knows he is Mr. Terrific and becomes his assistant. This case revolves about a famous violinist who has his valuable Stradivarius taken and held by crooks, who tell him to perform no concerts for the next three weeks.
Reprints

[Voyage of Villainy] (Table of Contents: 8)

Gay Ghost / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (signed)
Pencils
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks
Howard Purcell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gay Ghost [Charles Collins]; Deborah Wallace; Nita (villain, introduction); Hugo (villain, introduction); Fred (villain, introduction); Kurt (villain, introduction)

Cover-Up, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 9)

Hal Mason / text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hal Mason

[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) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[The Hot Car Ring] (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jon L. Blummer
Inks
Jon L. Blummer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; superhero
Characters
Little Boy Blue [Tommy Rogers]; The Blue Boys [Toughy; Tubby]; Dan Rogers; Mayers (villain, introduction); Mayers' gang (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails and Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Sensations in Stamps / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Kaner (credited)
Pencils
Fran Taggart [as Taggart] (signed)
Inks
Fran Taggart [as Taggart] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
America cost less than a postage stamp!

[Who Is Wildcat?] (Table of Contents: 15)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Joan Fortune; Barney (villain, introduction); Wiley (villain, introduction); their gang (villain, introduction); Kid Nelson (introduction)
Synopsis
After becoming the Wildcat in order to find the murderers of his friend and clear his own name (as Ted Grant), Wildcat has further work to do when a gang seeks to silence the witness in the case.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ted Grant wins the World's Heavyweight boxing title in this story.

The Justice Society Invites You to Their Next Meeting! (Table of Contents: 16) (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: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Thanks, boys and girls, for the swell reception..."]
    Sensation Comics
  4. 3. [Dr. Poison]
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Thanks a million, boys and girls..."]
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. ["Well, here I am again..."]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  7. 6. The Sword of Hate
    Black Pirate
  8. 7. [The One-Man Benefit Show]
    Mr. Terrific
  9. 8. [Voyage of Villainy]
    Gay Ghost
  10. 9. Cover-Up, Part 1
    Hal Mason
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Good Books for Christmas
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Mutt & Jeff
  13. 12. ["Here are three other leaders..."]
    Superman; World's Finest Comics; Batman
  14. 13. [The Hot Car Ring]
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  15. 14. ["America cost less than a postage stamp!"]
    Sensations in Stamps
  16. 15. [Who Is Wildcat?]
    Wildcat
  17. 16. The Justice Society Invites You to Their Next Meeting!
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Leading Comics
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Institute for Physical Development
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • R. S. Martin
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Doty
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes