(November 1942)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-09-01
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 [as H G Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H G Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints

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

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

Treasure Mountain by Eric P. Kelly (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Mission to Planet Eros] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Colonel Darnell; Queen Desira of Eros; Marya (introduction); Lila Brown; Lieutenant Spotter (introduction); Rebla (villain, introduction); Dominus (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Steve, Wonder Woman and Etta are summoned to the planet Eros via astral projection by Queen Desira to battle a renegade warrior who has started a war.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from Chronicles reprint.

Peter is known to have used various inking assistants, and another hand is evident here.

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

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

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

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

[The Peasants' Tax Rebellion] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Jon Valor; Justin Valor; Louis the Just (intro); Duc De Grande (Intro, villain)

[Mystery on Blue Island] (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Prof. Dale (intro); Nazis

[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; Superman; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Minute Man Answers the Call (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 4 pages (report information)

Script
M. C. Gaines (signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Uncle Sam; General George Washington; General Charles Cornwallis
Synopsis
Throughout history, American men have been ready and willing at a moment's notice to stand and fight for this nation's freedom...a call now being accepted by a new generation of "minute men"! The story of how the Minuteman--the citizen-soldier--helped win the American Revolution, their spirit has watched over America's other battles against tyranny, and how that spirit lives on in 1943.
Keywords
Concord; Lexington; Minutemen; The Alamo

Indexer Notes

War bond promo; appears as a pamphlet for the Junior JSA membership kit and in several DC comics in late '42/early '43:
Sensation Comics (DC, 1942 series) #11 (November 1942)
All-Flash (DC, 1941 series) #6 (September-October 1942)
Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #6 (Fall 1942)
Comic Cavalcade (DC, 1942 series) #3 (Summer 1943)
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #8 (Winter 1942-1943)

[The Air Serpent] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell [as H P] (signed)
Inks
Howard Purcell [as H P] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gay Ghost; a Nazi agent; Deborah Wallace; George Wallace (intro)

[Snake-Eye Jones and the Miser's Treasure] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
children; superhero
Characters
Little Boy Blue; Toughy; Tubby; Snake-Eye Jones (Intro); Silas Darner (intro); Dan Rogers

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails and Craig Delich.

Leeward Islands (Table of Contents: 13)

Sensation Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney M. Elias
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes many small ads from stamps dealers.

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

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

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

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

Murder in a Blackout, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 16)

Hal Mason / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Hal Mason

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

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

What Makes Wildcat Wild? (Table of Contents: 18)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Stretch Skinner; Joan Fortune; Marvello; Bil Gill (villain, introduction); Blitzy Burrows (villain, introduction)

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wonders of Science Simplified / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Energy That's Ready for Action! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / 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. Treasure Mountain by Eric P. Kelly
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. [Mission to Planet Eros]
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Here it is, boys and girls!"]
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. ["Here it is again!"]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  7. 6. [The Peasants' Tax Rebellion]
    Black Pirate and Son
  8. 7. [Mystery on Blue Island]
    Mr. Terrific
  9. 8. ["Well, Jeff, we made it!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. ["Here are three other leaders..."]
    World's Finest Comics; Superman; Batman
  11. 10. The Minute Man Answers the Call
  12. 11. [The Air Serpent]
    The Gay Ghost
  13. 12. [Snake-Eye Jones and the Miser's Treasure]
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  14. 13. Leeward Islands
    Sensation Stamp Page
  15. 14. ["Another complete novel-length story featuring The Flash..."]
    All-Flash
  16. 15. ["Doiby Dickles, speakin'..."]
    Green Lantern
  17. 16. Murder in a Blackout, Part 2
    Hal Mason
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  19. 18. What Makes Wildcat Wild?
    Wildcat
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Science Simplified
  22. 21. Energy That's Ready for Action!
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lionel English
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • R. S. Martin
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes