(May 1942)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-03-03
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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints
Keywords
diving suits; underwater

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) /

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

[Wonder Woman versus the Saboteurs] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Ensign Martin (introduction); Admiral Funston; Dr. Sands (submarine inventor); Colonel Darnell; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; the Nazis (villains, saboteurs)
Synopsis
Wonder Woman prevents the destruction of a new submarine and clears an Ensign blamed for the attempt to blow the sub up.
Reprints
Keywords
The Octopus (a submarine)

Indexer Notes

Story title from reprints.

[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)

[The Treason of Don Diablo] (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 Diablo (Introduction, Death, Villain); King Louis of France (Introduction); Justin Valor (introduction, Black Pirate's son, born in this story); Donna Bonita; the court jester

Indexer Notes

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

[The "Reform" of Caspar Crunch] (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 Sloane]; Wanda Wilson; Caspar Crunch (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
A well-known reformer asks the public to contribute to his cause of closing up all the gambling houses in the city. But when Terry Sloane helps save the life of a man thrown from a car, he discovers the man's attacker is none other than the reformer, Caspar Crunch!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Jerry Bails.

The Toothpick Murder Mystery (Table of Contents: 8)

O'Malley / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
James Aloysius O'Malley (Introduction); Emil (Introduction, Death); Sam Grabbit (Introduction, Death)

[The Flaming Hand] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Gay Ghost / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gay Ghost [Charles Collins]; The Flaming Hand [Von Schlitzer] (Introduction, Death, Villain); the Nazis (Villains)

Double Danger, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

Hal Mason / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hal Mason

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (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: 12)

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

Script
Walter Kaner (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Because of the hatred for the exiled president...

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

The Adventure of the "Sour" Milk! (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Boy Blue / 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; Commissioner Calcium (Introduction, Villain); his gang (Introduction, Villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails and Craig Delich (December 2005).

Have You a Civilian Defense Club in Your School? (Table of Contents: 14)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Chips Carder's Big Fix] (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]; Stretch Skinner; Joan Fortune; Sgt. Grogan; Chips Carder (villain, introduction); L. J. Decker (introduction, death)
Synopsis
Just after Stretch hires Joan to be his secretary, he has two men around him die, and Wildcat figures they are connected. So he assists Skinner round up a crooked gambler responsible for one of the murders.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title corrected by Andy Mangels via the GCD Errors list.

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

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Lancaster County Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / 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. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; Sensation Comics
  4. 3. [Wonder Woman versus the Saboteurs]
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Here it is again!"]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  6. 5. ["Thanks a million, boys and girls..."]
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. [The Treason of Don Diablo]
    Black Pirate
  8. 7. [The "Reform" of Caspar Crunch]
    Mr. Terrific
  9. 8. The Toothpick Murder Mystery
    O'Malley
  10. 9. [The Flaming Hand]
    The Gay Ghost
  11. 10. Double Danger, Part 2
    Hal Mason
  12. 11. ["500 years into the future with the Justice Society of America!"]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  13. 12. ["Because of the hatred for the exiled president..."]
    Sensations in Stamps
  14. 13. The Adventure of the "Sour" Milk!
    Little Boy Blue
  15. 14. Have You a Civilian Defense Club in Your School?
  16. 15. [Chips Carder's Big Fix]
    Wildcat
  17. 16. ["Do you want us to be represented in the Justice Society of America..."]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Lancaster County Seed Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Allen Ross
  • R. S. Martin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes