(September 1942)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-07-03
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
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.

The assistant editor dates are approximate.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry G. Peter
Inks
Harry G. Peter
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Diana Prince White
Reprints
Keywords
Golden lasso

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

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

[The Return of Diana Prince] (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]; Diana Prince White; Dan White (Diana's husband, introduction); the White's un-named baby; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; The Holliday Girls; General Hard; The World Peace Society [Agent X; Dr. I. M. Cue [Togo Ku]] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
The real Diana Prince, now married with a child, returns and asks Wonder Woman to allow her to resume her true identity in order to earn money for her child.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from reprints.

Costume change: first issue in which Wonder Woman wears shorts.

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

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

[The Kidnapping of the King's Son] (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; Henry IV, King of France; James VI, King of Scotland; James' son [Charles]; Duval; two jesters

[The Fall of Ferret McGee] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Charles Reizenstein (signed)
Pencils
Chuck Winter [as Hal Sharp] (ghost)
Inks
Chuck Winter [as Hal Sharp] (ghost)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific; Wanda Wilson; Ferret McGee (introduction, villain); Miss Joy

Indexer Notes

credits by Jerry Bails

Another Big Issue of All-Star (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I been robbed!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
John O'Malley; Big Dip (introduction, pickpocket); Little Dipper (introduction; pickpocket); Everett Fufenstuff, Jr.

[Circus of Sabotage] (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; The Japanese; the Nazis; Oscar Blatz; Deborah Wallace
Synopsis
Armed Japanese soldiers are attacking towns in the American midwest.

Gang Doctor, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

Hal Mason / text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Hal Mason

Fire! The Mascot by Paul Brown (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[George Washington of the Philippines] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

[The Hi-Jack Painting Company] (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; Toughy; Tubby; The Hi-Jack Painting Co. (Intro); Dan Rogers

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails and Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[Crime On Skis] (Table of Contents: 16)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat; Stretch Skinner; Ricco Donnato (villain, intro); Joan Fortune; Charles Dupless

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

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

It's a Lockheed Electra (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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. ["Introducing Miss Alice Marble..."]
  3. 2. [The Return of Diana Prince]
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Kool-Aid
  5. 4. [The Kidnapping of the King's Son]
    Black Pirate
  6. 5. [The Fall of Ferret McGee]
    Mr. Terrific
  7. 6. Another Big Issue of All-Star
    All-Star Comics
  8. 7. ["Here we are again, folks..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["I been robbed!"]
    O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct
  10. 9. [Circus of Sabotage]
    The Gay Ghost
  11. 10. Gang Doctor, Part 2
    Hal Mason
  12. 11. Fire! The Mascot by Paul Brown
    Good Books Worth Reading
  13. 12. [George Washington of the Philippines]
    Sensations in Stamps
  14. 13. [The Hi-Jack Painting Company]
    Little Boy Blue
  15. 14. ["Green Lantern and Doiby Dickles join the army!"]
    Green Lantern
  16. 15. ["Boys and girls! Here's the summer issue!"]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  17. 16. [Crime On Skis]
    Wildcat
  18. 17. ["Here it is, boys and girls..."]
    Wonder Woman
  19. 18. It's a Lockheed Electra
    How to Spot the Planes in the Skies
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Modern Concise Encyclopedia
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
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  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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