(Summer 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-05-23
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 copyright registration. On-sale date of May 25 in 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)

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

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr. - Secretary of the Treasury!
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!

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, here we are at the zoo at last...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now fer de roll call, mugs!
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!

[no title indexed] (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

[no title indexed] (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.

[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) /

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