(September 1943)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited); Dorothy Roubicek (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Big Butch Makes the Hall of Fame! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Abraham Lincoln; George Washington; Big Butch; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)

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

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

Tree in the Train (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.

Blessed Event! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Midget Joe (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Jay wins a baby in a raffle and it immediately becomes a headache for himself (trying to explain it to Joan), and to the Flash, when the baby turns out to be a midget crook!

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) /

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

[The Art Museum Escapade] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
John Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Asch
Inks:
Stan Asch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder

["We all know that the R.A.F. is a sure-fire crew..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall
Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Frank Harry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; war
Characters:
The Ghost Patrol [Slim; Fred; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Escape Into Yesterday, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Third Dramatic Issue (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Are You Pre-Flight Material? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Curse of the Curwoods (Table of Contents: 11)

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

The Four Freedoms (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Ration Racketeers! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rod Gaynor]

Hall of Fame (Table of Contents: 14)

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]; The Letter (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A mysterious gangster called "The Letter" challenges Hawkman to solve the enigma of his thefts of busts of famous men.

Now You Can Have an Emblem, Too! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Institute for Physical Development / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Big Butch Makes the Hall of Fame!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Tree in the Train
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Blessed Event!
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    All-Flash
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Comic Cavalcade
  7. 6. [The Art Museum Escapade]
    Johnny Thunder
  8. 7. ["We all know that the R.A.F. is a sure-fire crew..."]
    The Ghost Patrol
  9. 8. Escape Into Yesterday, Part 2
    A Jack Raymond Story
  10. 9. Third Dramatic Issue
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  11. 10. Are You Pre-Flight Material?
    Wheaties
  12. 11. The Curse of the Curwoods
    Minute Movies
  13. 12. The Four Freedoms
  14. 13. Ration Racketeers!
    The Whip
  15. 14. Hall of Fame
    Hawkman
  16. 15. Now You Can Have an Emblem, Too!
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Institute for Physical Development
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross