(September 1942)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); 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

[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:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints:

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

The Man Who Commanded the Night! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
Hal Sharp [as E. E. Hibbard] (credited)
Inks:
Hal Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Shade [Richard Swift] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Fastest Man Alive must face a new villain who can turn the brightness of day to the darkness of night in order to commit crime.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Kool-Aid / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Peachy Pet, Navy Mascot] (Table of Contents: 5)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Asch
Inks:
Stan Asch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet

The Ferret (Table of Contents: 6)

Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall; Emmanuel Demby
Pencils:
Frank Harry (signed)
Inks:
Frank Harry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]; The Ferret (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credits by Craig Delich. Credits read: "by DEMBY - TED & FRANK HARRY."

["Here's good news, boys and girls..."] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Crime Invades the Art World] (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.

[The Masquerader] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
John B. Wentworth ?
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.

The Green Ones, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

A Jack Raymond Story / text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Jerry and the Pony Express (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

["Tiny Monaco, only eight square miles..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Flash Stamps / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

Fate Rides the Range (Table of Contents: 13)

Minute Movies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor

Another Big Issue of All-Star (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Two Headliners You Won't Want to Miss! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Mutt & Jeff; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Affair of Father Time (Table of Contents: 16)

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:
Hawkman faces a dire warning of death from an individual who has taken a serum to gain knowledge of lost arts and sciences.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

["Here it is, boys and girls..."] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

It's a Grumman 21-A! (Table of Contents: 18)

How to Spot the Planes in the Skies / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Falcon Mathieu
Pencils:
Falcon Mathieu (signed)
Inks:
Falcon Mathieu (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Modern Concise Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. The Man Who Commanded the Night!
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Kool-Aid
  6. 5. [Peachy Pet, Navy Mascot]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. The Ferret
    Ghost Patrol
  8. 7. ["Here's good news, boys and girls..."]
    All-Flash
  9. 8. [Crime Invades the Art World]
    The King
  10. 9. [The Masquerader]
    The Whip
  11. 10. The Green Ones, Part 2
    A Jack Raymond Story
  12. 11. Jerry and the Pony Express
    Good Books Worth Reading
  13. 12. ["Tiny Monaco, only eight square miles..."]
    Flash Stamps
  14. 13. Fate Rides the Range
    Minute Movies
  15. 14. Another Big Issue of All-Star
    All-Star Comics
  16. 15. Two Headliners You Won't Want to Miss!
    Mutt & Jeff; Green Lantern
  17. 16. The Affair of Father Time
    Hawkman
  18. 17. ["Here it is, boys and girls..."]
    Wonder Woman
  19. 18. It's a Grumman 21-A!
    How to Spot the Planes in the Skies
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Modern Concise Encyclopedia
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross