(May 1943)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-03-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); 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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Talking Lion! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Jerry Bails.

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

Knickerbocker Pub. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Talking Lion] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
William Marston [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Frank Godwin
Inks
Frank Godwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Colonel Darnell; Steve Trevor; Ginger (Trevor's niece, introduction); Etta Candy; Bobby Lee (Sally's brother, introduction); Sally Lee (intelligence clerk, introduction); Princess Yasmini (villain, introduction); Nazi agents [Smaltz; others unnamed] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Wonder Woman takes Bobby to the zoo, where they meet Steve Trevor and his niece. The two kids discover that one of the lions can talk, but are unaware the "talk" comes from a radio swallowed by the lion which the Nazis use to communicate. This leads Wonder Woman and Steve to Cairo where they uncover Princess Yasmini and her group of spies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the cover. Artist data from Jerry Bails.

Here She Is Again! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Comic Cavalcade / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Kid From England] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Harry
Inks
Frank Harry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; superhero
Characters
Little Boy Blue; Tubby; Toughy; Dan Rogers; Nazis; Ronnie Graham (intro); Mr. Dexter

Indexer Notes

Artist data from Jerry Bails.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Here They Are Again! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

That's Gratitude! (Table of Contents: 8)

Tippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (signed)
Pencils
Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (signed)
Inks
Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Cap Stubbs and Tippie Sunday (George Matthew Adams Service) ?

[The Ghosts Who Saved Skyros] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Ted Udall (signed)
Pencils
Howard Purcell [as H. Purcell] (signed)
Inks
Howard Purcell [as H. Purcell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gay Ghost; Hawkins; General Von (Intro, villain); Nazis

The Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Junior Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Kit Carson: Trail Blazer and Scout (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Emperor's Millions! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific; Wanda Wilson; Napoleon Bonaparte (Dies; flashback); Duke De L'Argent (intro, flashback), De L'Argent X; Al Klipp (villain); Fluke (Intro for both)

The Biggest Thing in Bi-Monthlies!! (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) /

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

Religion on Stamps (Table of Contents: 16)

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.

Penniless Margaret, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hal Mason

Follow the Adventures of Hop Harrigan (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Hop Harrigan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.17 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Return of the Black Pirate (Table of Contents: 20)

Black Pirate / 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; Jon and Justin Valor of 1943 (intro); a Jester (latter in flashback); Don Muerte and his "birdmen" (Intro for all; in flashback); Nazis
Synopsis
Justin and Jon Valor, 20th century descendants of the original, visit the Black Pirate's island headquarters and read an adventure of the original in an old book.

The Case of the Half-Finished Tie! (Table of Contents: 21)

Wildcat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Tim Daly (Intro); Mingo and his gang (Villain, Intro); Trig (Intro, Dies)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Webster's Complete Reference Dictionary and Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fighting Energy (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Talking Lion!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Knickerbocker Pub. Co.
  3. 2. [The Talking Lion]
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. Here She Is Again!
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Thanks, boys and girls, for the wonderful reception..."]
    Comic Cavalcade
  6. 5. [The Kid From England]
    Little Boy Blue
  7. 6. ["Yes... A long 4-chapter story!"]
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. Here They Are Again!
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. That's Gratitude!
    Tippie
  10. 9. [The Ghosts Who Saved Skyros]
    The Gay Ghost
  11. 10. The Junior Justice Society of America
    Junior Justice Society of America
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. Kit Carson: Trail Blazer and Scout
    Good Books Worth Reading
  14. 13. The Emperor's Millions!
    Mr. Terrific
  15. 14. The Biggest Thing in Bi-Monthlies!!
    All-Flash
  16. 15. ["The Justice Society goes into action again..."]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  17. 16. Religion on Stamps
    Sensation Stamp Page
  18. 17. Penniless Margaret, Part 2
    Hal Mason
  19. 18. Follow the Adventures of Hop Harrigan
    Hop Harrigan
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club
  21. 20. The Return of the Black Pirate
    Black Pirate
  22. 21. The Case of the Half-Finished Tie!
    Wildcat
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Webster's Complete Reference Dictionary and Encyclopedia
  25. 24. Fighting Energy
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
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  • Merlin Haas
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