(July 1942)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-05-02
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. Listed as on sale "about May 1st" in All-Star Comics #11.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Peter (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints

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

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

[The Milk Swindle] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Colonel Darnell; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; The Holliday Girls; Nurse Byrnes; Mrs. Lansing; Paula von Gunther (villain); Alphonso de Gyppo (villain, introduction); Slug (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
When Diana learns that a local milk company has bought the nation's milk supply and is charging outlandish prices for it, she confronts the company's President and discovers who is really behind the plot.
Reprints
Keywords
International Milk Company

Indexer Notes

Story title from reprints.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[The Slaves of Governor Lopez] (Table of Contents: 4)

Black Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Jon Valor; Justin Valor; Jaime Lopez (villain, introduction, dies); Manuel (introduction, dies); Donna Bonita
Synopsis
Justin has to don his father's costume in order to save his mother's life.

[Commissioner Jones's Meat Racket] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Terrific / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Reizenstein (signed)
Pencils
Hal Sharp (signed)
Inks
Hal Sharp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific; Commissioner Jones (Intro, villain); Wanda Wilson

Indexer Notes

credits by Jerry Bails

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Spies on the Sixth Floor] (Table of Contents: 9)

O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
John O'Malley; Uncle Sam (narrates story); Mollie O'Malley (O'Malley's wife, intro)

[The Test Plane Traitors] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gay Ghost; Deborah Wallace; Clark; Michaels
Synopsis
"Charles Collins" takes a job as a test pilot.

Dodgers of Death, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hal Mason

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

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[A Stamp Almost Lost a Presidency!] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Walter Kaner (credited)
Pencils
Fran Taggart [as Taggart] (signed)
Inks
Fran Taggart [as Taggart] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

[The Truckers' Protection Racket] (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys / 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; Toughy; Tubby; The Truckmen's Protection and Fraternity Club (Intro); Dan Rogers

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails and Craig Delich.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Story of Mike McCoy] (Table of Contents: 16)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat; Stretch Skinner; Joan Fortune; Mike McCoy; Eddie McCoy; Gambling Joe (villain)

Here's a Double Treat! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

All-Flash Quarterly; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Superman; World's Finest Comics; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Muscle Power Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tootsie Roll of Honor (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. [The Milk Swindle]
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Glover's
  5. 4. [The Slaves of Governor Lopez]
    Black Pirate
  6. 5. [Commissioner Jones's Meat Racket]
    Mr. Terrific
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Good Books Worth Reading
  9. 8. ["Thanks, boys and girls, for electing me..."]
    All-Star Comics
  10. 9. [The Spies on the Sixth Floor]
    O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct
  11. 10. [The Test Plane Traitors]
    The Gay Ghost
  12. 11. Dodgers of Death, Part 2
    Hal Mason
  13. 12. ["War calls the Justice Society into action!"]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  14. 13. [A Stamp Almost Lost a Presidency!]
    Sensations in Stamps
  15. 14. [The Truckers' Protection Racket]
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  17. 16. [The Story of Mike McCoy]
    Wildcat
  18. 17. Here's a Double Treat!
    All-Flash Quarterly; Green Lantern
  19. 18. ["Here are three other leaders..."]
    Superman; World's Finest Comics; Batman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Muscle Power Co.
  21. 20. The Tootsie Roll of Honor
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • R. S. Martin
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