(October 1942)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-08-04
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy; Ishti
Reprints

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

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

The Mail Wagon Mystery (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 Railroad Plot] (Table of Contents: 3)

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]; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Dolly Dancer (villain, a spy, introduction), Ishti (villain, spy, introduction)
Synopsis
Steve dates a red-headed spy who tries to get a special code-key from him in order to sabotage a railroad.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from Chronicles reprint.

Energy to Get There! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[To Save the King of France] (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Phillip II fo Spain; Don Gomez (Intro, Dies), Miguel (Intro); King Henry IV of France (intro)
Synopsis
The Black Pirate is pardoned by the King of France.

[The Indianapolis Speed Race Caper] (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Bill Boron; Mrs. Boron (Bill's mother)

Indexer Notes

credits by Jerry Bails

The Case of the Imported Nuts! (Table of Contents: 7)

O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
O'Malley; Fritz (introduction); another spy (introduction)

[The Submarine Subterfuge] (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Togo (Intro); Nazis

Murder in a Blackout, Part I (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Hal Mason

Another Big Issue of All-Star (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Walking Stamp Album! (Table of Contents: 11)

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.

[Pellagra's Alibi] (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Boy Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Paul Gattuso
Inks
Paul Gattuso
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; superhero
Characters
Little Boy Blue; Toughy; Tubby; Louie Pellagra (villain, introduction); Hans Miller (villain, introduction); Dan Rogers

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Jerry Bails and Craig Delich. Art credits by Jerry Bails. Art previously suggested as by Sam Schwartz.

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

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

Two Headliners You Won't Want to Miss! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

The Story of Caveman! (Table of Contents: 15)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat; Stretch Skinner; Caveman [Johnny Grimm] (introduction, villain); Joan Fortune

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. The Mail Wagon Mystery
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. [The Railroad Plot]
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Energy to Get There!
    Baby Ruth
  6. 5. [To Save the King of France]
    Black Pirate
  7. 6. [The Indianapolis Speed Race Caper]
    Mr. Terrific
  8. 7. The Case of the Imported Nuts!
    O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct
  9. 8. [The Submarine Subterfuge]
    The Gay Ghost
  10. 9. Murder in a Blackout, Part I
    Hal Mason
  11. 10. Another Big Issue of All-Star
    All-Star Comics
  12. 11. Walking Stamp Album!
    Sensations in Stamps
  13. 12. [Pellagra's Alibi]
    Little Boy Blue
  14. 13. ["Here's good news, boys and girls..."]
    All-Flash
  15. 14. Two Headliners You Won't Want to Miss!
    Mutt & Jeff; Green Lantern
  16. 15. The Story of Caveman!
    Wildcat
  17. 16. ["Here it is, boys and girls..."]
    Wonder Woman
  18. 17. ["Introducing Miss Alice Marble..."]
    Wonder Woman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Webster's Comprehensive Encyclopedic Dictionary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • R. S. Martin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes