(March 1942)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-01-10
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]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)

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) /

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

[The Reform of Spike Dugan] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Spike Dugan (villain)
Synopsis
The Flash decides to try to reform the brother of hardened criminal "Slit" Dugan before he follows in his brother's footsteps.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

All-Flash Quarterly / 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)

[Drifting Down the Amazon] (Table of Contents: 6)

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 Secret Sub Base (Table of Contents: 7)

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

[Racketeers] (Table of Contents: 8)

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.

[High-Priced Meals] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Whip / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall
Pencils
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Whip [Rod Gaynor]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Cloud of Death, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

A Jack Raymond Story / text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Now on Sale Everywhere!! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Air Mail in 1793] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

Crime Cave (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

The Inkling Kid (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 Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday! (Table of Contents: 16)

The Flash / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
E. E. Hibbard (signed)
Inks
E. E. Hibbard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Doc Benson; Tommy (infantile paraylsis patient); Tommy's mother and father
Synopsis
After discovering the need for an iron lung to save the life of a small child, the Flash races out to secure one, thus saving the little boy's life.

Indexer Notes

A separate illustrated text section below the 6-panel story further emphasizes the need for more such equipment as Tommy required in the story, and the publisher encourages all readers to donate as much money as they can to the President's Diamond Jubilee.

Appears concurrently in
All-Star Comics #9, Feb-Mar 1942;
All-American Comics #36, Mar 1942;
Flash Comics #27, Mar 1942;
Sensation Comics #3, Mar 1942

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

Books Worth Reading / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Winged Stage-Robbers] (Table of Contents: 18)

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]
Synopsis
Homing pigeons are being used to convey plans for crimes to be committed, but the criminals make the mistake of having the birds fly over Hawk Valley.
Keywords
Hawk Valley

The Justice Society Invites You to Their Next Meeting! (Table of Contents: 19) (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: 20) (Expand) /

Sensation Comics; Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lewis Hotel Training Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Dear boys and girls..."]
  4. 3. [The Reform of Spike Dugan]
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Well, here I am again..."]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  6. 5. ["Thanks a million, boys and girls..."]
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. [Drifting Down the Amazon]
    Johnny Thunder
  8. 7. The Secret Sub Base
    Les Sparks
  9. 8. [Racketeers]
    The King
  10. 9. [High-Priced Meals]
    The Whip
  11. 10. Cloud of Death, Part 2
    A Jack Raymond Story
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Now on Sale Everywhere!!
  14. 13. [Air Mail in 1793]
    Flash Stamps
  15. 14. Crime Cave
    Minute Movies
  16. 15. The Inkling Kid
    Minute Movies
  17. 16. The Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday!
    The Flash
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Books Worth Reading
  19. 18. [The Winged Stage-Robbers]
    Hawkman
  20. 19. The Justice Society Invites You to Their Next Meeting!
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Sensation Comics; Wonder Woman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Lewis Hotel Training Schools
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lionel English
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Allen Ross