(Spring 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-02-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor); Ted Udall ? (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Udall dates approximate. On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (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]; Father Time

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

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

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

Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Tale of the Time Capsule! Chapter 1: [Miracle of Sleepian] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Professor Archibald McQuatness; gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis
Professor McQuatness invents a formula pill that re-arranges the electrons of the human body, allowing a person to travel in time. When the Professor persuades a skeptical Flash to travel back to 50 B.C., Joan Williams and several crooks make the journey as well.
Keywords
time travel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (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: 5) (Expand) /

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

Nothing Like Being Formal (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

[The Tale of the Time Capsule!] Chapter 2: Tommy-Guns Versus Spears! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Professor Archibald McQuatness; Julius Caesar (villain); gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis
The Flash loses his super speed and becomes a galley slave for Julius Caesar, while the crooks, armed with machine guns, join with the Egyptians to battle the Roman legions.
Keywords
time travel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

We Were All Kids Once! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
Art Helfant

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Charles! Do you hear me...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jest as soon as I kin tink up anudder poifect crime...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Butch McLobster

[The Tale of the Time Capsule!] Chapter 3: Breakneck Speed -- 50 B.C. (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Professor Archibald McQuatness; Brutus (villain); Julius Caesar (villain); gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis
Having regained his speed and saving Caesar's soldiers from certain death, the Flash is besieged by Roman citizens to help them regain their freedom from Caesar's tyranny. At the same time, Brutus (sworn enemy of Caesar) conspires with the future criminals to dispose of Caesar once and for all, including the Flash!
Keywords
time travel

And Now the "Big Seven" Becomes the "Big Eight"! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Dummy Dynamite (Table of Contents: 12)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan

An Important Message to Members of the All-American Flying Club (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[The Tale of the Time Capsule!] Chapter 4: Traipsing through Time! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Professor Archibald McQuatness; Julius Caesar (villain); Brutus (villain); gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis
Having rediscovered his time pill formula, the Professor and all the principals make their way back to 1942. However, the crooks find out that the Professor has left some very valuable items in a time capsule back in the Rome of 50 B.C., so they kidnap the Professor and Joan, traveling to the present day Rome to see of they can find that time capsule.
Keywords
time travel

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

public service announcement / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Flash (fastest man alive) is thanked for his great help...
Keywords
infantile paralysis

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

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

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

How You Can Defend Your Home! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prizes for All! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

American Seed Co., Inc. / 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]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Tale of the Time Capsule! Chapter 1: [Miracle of Sleepian]
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["500 years into the future..."]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  6. 5. ["Thanks a million, boys and girls..."]
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. Nothing Like Being Formal
  8. 7. [The Tale of the Time Capsule!] Chapter 2: Tommy-Guns Versus Spears!
    The Flash
  9. 8. ["Charles! Do you hear me..."]
    We Were All Kids Once!
  10. 9. ["Jest as soon as I kin tink up anudder poifect crime..."]
    Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster
  11. 10. [The Tale of the Time Capsule!] Chapter 3: Breakneck Speed -- 50 B.C.
    The Flash
  12. 11. And Now the "Big Seven" Becomes the "Big Eight"!
  13. 12. Dummy Dynamite
    Hop Harrigan
  14. 13. An Important Message to Members of the All-American Flying Club
    All-American Flying Club
  15. 14. [The Tale of the Time Capsule!] Chapter 4: Traipsing through Time!
    The Flash
  16. 15. ["The Flash (fastest man alive) is thanked for his great help..."]
  17. 16. ["Follow the further adventures of The Flash..."]
    Flash Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    How You Can Defend Your Home!
  19. 18. Prizes for All!
    American Seed Co., Inc.
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