(Summer 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1942-05-25
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

Indicia title: ALL FLASH QUARTERLY. On-sale date from ad in All-American Comics #18.


[The Flash and Short Shanks] (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]; Short Shanks

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Three Indians Bit the Dust! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Josette Frank
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover. Page also includes Superman Code Message and indicia.

[The Flash and Short Shanks] Chapter One: The Case of the "Patsy Colt"! (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; Winky Moylan (introduction); Blinky Boylan (introduction); Noddy Toylan (introduction); Trudy; Short Shanks (a horse)
Synopsis:
Flash meets Winky, Blinky and Noddy while visiting the Cumberly Horse Farm with Joan. Joan's friend Trudy owns a horse named "Short Shanks," a very fast horse that shows little promise of racing fame...until a mysterious fire and sale of the horse at public auction.
Keywords:
Cumberly Horse Farm

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

Glover's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr. - Secretary of the Treasury!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (credited)
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
The publishers donated this space, on behalf of the U.S. Savings Bonds and War Stamps campaign, to published a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau, Jr., encouraging the boys and girls of America to buy at least one 10 cent Savings Stamp each week to help the war effort.

Indexer Notes

This PSA appears in comics from multiple publishers in 1942.

[The Flash and Short Shanks] Chapter Two: A Horse on Mr. King! (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Trudy; Short Shanks (a horse); Walter King (villain)
Synopsis:
A blacksmith buys the horse and discovers that the horse has one leg shorter than the others, so he constructs special shoes that allow the horse a chance to become a champion. Meanwhile, the Flash discovers that the Three Dimwits have a photo in their possession showing the guilty party who set the fire at the horse farm: Trudy!

["Well, here we are at the zoo at last..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Now fer de roll call, mugs!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
humor; crime
Characters:
Butch McLobster

[The Flash and Short Shanks] Chapter Three: Melodrama in a Sawmill! (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Trudy; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Short Shanks (a horse); Walter King (villain)
Synopsis:
Walter King persuades the Three Dimwits to set traps to kill the Flash in hopes of taking full possession of the horse, now a proven contender in racing, and they nearly succeed in sawing the Flash in two!

["Here we are again, folks..."] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Runaway Plane (Table of Contents: 11)

A Hop Harrigan Story / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

["War calls the Justice Society into action!"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

An Important Message to the 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 Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[The Flash and Short Shanks] Chapter Four: The Big Race! (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Trudy; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Short Shanks (a horse); Walter King (villain)
Synopsis:
The blacksmith and Trudy kidnap "Short Shanks" and paint him to look like a zebra in order to outwit King. While the Police round up and jail King, Joan Williams decides to ride the horse in a local race.

["Follow the further adventures of the Flash..."] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

["Here it is again!"] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Flash and Short Shanks]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Three Indians Bit the Dust!
    Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. [The Flash and Short Shanks] Chapter One: The Case of the "Patsy Colt"!
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Glover's
  6. 5. ["A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr. - Secretary of the Treasury!"]
  7. 6. [The Flash and Short Shanks] Chapter Two: A Horse on Mr. King!
    The Flash
  8. 7. ["Well, here we are at the zoo at last..."]
    We Were All Kids Once!
  9. 8. ["Now fer de roll call, mugs!"]
    Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster
  10. 9. [The Flash and Short Shanks] Chapter Three: Melodrama in a Sawmill!
    The Flash
  11. 10. ["Here we are again, folks..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  12. 11. Runaway Plane
    A Hop Harrigan Story
  13. 12. ["War calls the Justice Society into action!"]
    All-Star Comics
  14. 13. An Important Message to the Members of the All-American Flying Club
    All-American Flying Club
  15. 14. The Big Eight!
  16. 15. [The Flash and Short Shanks] Chapter Four: The Big Race!
    The Flash
  17. 16. ["Follow the further adventures of the Flash..."]
    Flash Comics
  18. 17. ["Here it is again!"]
    Green Lantern
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    How You Can Defend Your Home!
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lionel English
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed