(January 1943)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1942-11-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (editor); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited); Dorothy Rubicek (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 Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Adolf Hitler (face on bowling pin); Hideki Tojo (face on bowling pin); Benito Mussolini (face on bowling pin)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bowling

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

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

The White Panther (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.

Wonder Woman Is Dead! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
William Marston [as Charles Moulton]
Pencils:
Harry Peter
Inks:
Harry Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Colonel Darnell; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Sam Evans (FBI agent); police chief; Mr. Backer (airplane company President, introduction); Olga (villain, agent of Paula von Gunther, introduction); Olga's allies (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Diana Prince knows that news of Wonder Woman's death in an explosion is false, especially when the body is discovered to be a dead woman dressed up as the super heroine. Later, she discovers a spy ring operating within Army intelligence and nearly loses her life for real attempting to stop the ring.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alta Airplane Company; Golden lasso

["Thanks, boys & girls, for the wonderful reception..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["The Justice Society is here again!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[The Crooked Fur Traders] (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; Jacques; Prinz (villains); American Indians

Indexer Notes

Art correction by Craig Delich. We formerly credited Sheldon Mayer in error.

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

Victory Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A. W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Terror of Westfall] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Gay Ghost; Judge Murray; Gonder; Squire Leeds

Guardian of the Peace (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Ted Udall (signed)
Pencils:
Hal Sharp (signed)
Inks:
Chuck Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Terrific; Paul Savatte; Wanda Wilson

Indexer Notes

credits by Jerry Bails

["Another complete novel-length story featuring The Flash..."] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Doiby Dickles, speakin'..."] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Easter Island (Table of Contents: 12)

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.

The Lady with the Lemons, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hal Mason

The Commandos Are Here! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[The Hoboes] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; superhero
Characters:
Little Boy Blue; Toughy; Tubby; Dan Rogers; some hoboes; nazi agents

["Well, Jeff, we made it!"] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

["Startlingly new!"] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Picture Stories from the Bible / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Vs the Buzzard] (Table of Contents: 18)

Wildcat / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildcat; Stretch Skinner; Buzzard Bernay; Largo; Joan Fortune
Synopsis:
Stretch becomes Ted's manager. Wildcat becomes champ.

Indexer Notes

continued next month

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. The White Panther
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Wonder Woman Is Dead!
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Thanks, boys & girls, for the wonderful reception..."]
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. ["The Justice Society is here again!"]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  7. 6. [The Crooked Fur Traders]
    Black Pirate and Son
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
  9. 8. [The Terror of Westfall]
    The Gay Ghost
  10. 9. Guardian of the Peace
    Mr. Terrific
  11. 10. ["Another complete novel-length story featuring The Flash..."]
    All-Flash
  12. 11. ["Doiby Dickles, speakin'..."]
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. Easter Island
    Sensation Stamp Page
  14. 13. The Lady with the Lemons, Part 2
    Hal Mason
  15. 14. The Commandos Are Here!
    Boy Commandos
  16. 15. [The Hoboes]
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  17. 16. ["Well, Jeff, we made it!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  18. 17. ["Startlingly new!"]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  19. 18. [Vs the Buzzard]
    Wildcat
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Science Simplified
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
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