(October 1942)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-08-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Robbers of the Round Table (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
E. E. Hibbard
Inks
Hal Sharp
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Inks credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

Snow Treasure (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Robbers of the Round Table] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis
A modern-day blacksmith succeeds in creating a paper-light suit of armor that resists all bullets. When crooks suddenly appear in Keystone City wearing such armor, the Flash thinks them merely to be extras in a medieval picture he is working in.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

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

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

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

Nazism and Fascism! (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
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]; the Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Writer credits by Craig Delich. Credits read: "by TED UDALL AND FRANK HARRY."

[Out at Sea] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
John Wentworth (signed)
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Men Who Sought Arrest!! (Table of Contents: 10)

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.

[Japanese Spies] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
John B. Wentworth (signed)
Pencils
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Whip [Rodney Gaynor]

The Puppet God, Part I (Table of Contents: 12)

A Jack Raymond Story / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Flying Colors / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
John M. Jenks
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The original plan to add a stripe...
Genre
non-fiction

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

Flash Stamps / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kate Smith, famous radio singer, collects stamps...

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

Blood and Thunder (Table of Contents: 15)

Minute Movies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

Genre
adventure; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Inkling Kid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, boss! Remember?
Genre
advocacy

Energy to Get There! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[A Second Guess] (Table of Contents: 18)

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
A clever criminal organizes the "Second Guessers Club," composed of crooks who study the mistakes of other criminals, and then profits from that knowledge.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

The Curtiss P-40 (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Falcon Mathieu
Pencils
Falcon Mathieu
Inks
Falcon Mathieu
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Webster's Comprehensive Encyclopedic Dictionary / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Robbers of the Round Table
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Snow Treasure
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. [The Robbers of the Round Table]
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Here's good news, boys and girls..."]
    All-Flash
  6. 5. ["Green Lantern and Doiby Dickles join the army!"]
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. Nazism and Fascism!
    Ghost Patrol
  8. 7. [Out at Sea]
    Johnny Thunder
  9. 8. ["Here we are again, folks..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. ["Here are three other leaders..."]
    World's Finest Comics; Leading Comics; Batman
  11. 10. The Men Who Sought Arrest!!
    The King
  12. 11. [Japanese Spies]
    The Whip
  13. 12. The Puppet God, Part I
    A Jack Raymond Story
  14. 13. ["The original plan to add a stripe..."]
    Flying Colors
  15. 14. ["Kate Smith, famous radio singer, collects stamps..."]
    Flash Stamps
  16. 15. Blood and Thunder
    Minute Movies
  17. 16. ["Hi, boss! Remember?"]
    The Inkling Kid
  18. 17. Energy to Get There!
    Baby Ruth
  19. 18. [A Second Guess]
    Hawkman
  20. 19. ["Here it is, boys and girls!"]
    Wonder Woman
  21. 20. ["Here it is again!"]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  22. 21. The Curtiss P-40
    How to Spot the Planes in the Skies
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Webster's Comprehensive Encyclopedic Dictionary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell