(Fall 1943)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
92
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1943-09-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cardboard cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound #1-41; Saddle-stitched #42-63
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from All-American Comics #53.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Harry
Inks:
Frank Harry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Reprints:

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

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

In This Issue of Comic Cavalcade (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Purloined Pressure Coordinator] (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; General Darnell; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Alltrue Blythe (an engineer, introduction); Bertha Nagle (villain, Blythe's secretary, introduction); a group of Nazi soldiers (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Diana and the Holliday Girls are aboard a ship protected by an invention of Wonder Woman's called the anti-submarine shield. After a successful test, a spy aboard ship disables the device and steals the key component, and the Amazon Princess must recover it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title from table of contents. Writer credit from "The Secret History of Wonder Woman" (Jill Lapore, 2014).

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

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

["Attention, you Mutt & Jeff fans!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

["You boob, what's the idea diving into the radio like that?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich. Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

[A Hot Pipe] (Table of Contents: 7)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

["Shoo, cat! I can't hold you on my lap all day!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mutt; Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

[Mouse Sob Story] (Table of Contents: 9)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

[Trapped in the Pipe] (Table of Contents: 10)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

["Going over to see your girl?"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1941-03-30

A Pair of Kings (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The King [King Standish]; The Witch (villain); the Witch's gang (villains, introduction for all); Homer Wolfe [also as The King] (villain, an actor, introduction); Flat Head (villain, introduction); Flathead's girlfriend (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Homer Wolfe infiltrates the underworld to gain information about the King, which he uses to disguise himself as our hero and then blackmails the Witch!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

The Biography of a Nazi (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
The Gay Ghost [Charles Collins]; Hans Strossel (introduction); Otto Strossel (villain, introduction); Colonel Von Kraut (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Have You Read Any Good Books Lately? (Table of Contents: 14)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester ?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Sam Burlockoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Old Schloop; Jake Blinz (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A notorious criminal plans and directs fool-proof crimes from his prison cell.
Keywords:
Goitrude (the cab); power ring

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Green Lantern is shown wearing his ring on the right hand.

Speedy Alibi (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

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

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

Mark Time, Mister! (Table of Contents: 17)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Tank Tinker

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Alternate story title also on splash page is "Tank's Terrible Turnip Ticks!"

[Monty's Girlfriend] (Table of Contents: 18)

Scribbly and the Red Tornado / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Red Tornado [Ma Hunkel]; Pa Hunkel; Sisty Hunkel; Dinky Hunkel; Gus Hunkel
Synopsis:
Gus wants to get married, but his bride to be is out to get him.

The Man Who Wouldn't Put His Lights Out! (Table of Contents: 19)

O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen [as Hasen] (signed)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen [as Hasen] (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen [as Hasen] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
John O'Malley

Are You Pre-Flight Material? (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Now You See Him -- Now You Don't (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Turncoat Terrorism (Table of Contents: 23)

Sargon the Sorcerer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sargon the Sorcerer [John Sargent]; Flora Styles; Marcu Ionescu (introduction); Elena (introduction); several factory workers (introduction for all); Dr. Popescu (villain, introduction); Popescu's Nazi agents (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
A clever Nazi agent, disguised at Dr. Popescu, addresses a meeting of Rumanian refugees, promising to use his influence to bring relatives of the club members to America. But Sargon discovers this to be a subtle blackmail scheme.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Now You Too Can Have a Junior Justice Society Emblem! (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Hop Harrigan and the Coconuts (Table of Contents: 25)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

Third Dramatic Issue (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

Winky Turns Wrestler (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt [as E. E. Hibbard] (credited)
Inks:
Martin Naydel [as E. E. Hibbard] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Joan Williams; group of wrestlers [Bronco Bill Boley; Strange Sarkow; Ear-Biter Evans; Bonecrusher Casey] (introduction for all); Slits Carson (villain, mobster, introduction); Carson's gang (villains, introduction for all); two hold-up men (villains, introduction for both)
Synopsis:
After foiling a hold-up attempt on Joan and Jay, Winky decides that maybe the life of a professional wrestler is more suited to his abilities. The Flash steps in when the underworld sees money to be made on the nitwit's abilities.

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man! (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. In This Issue of Comic Cavalcade
  4. 3. [The Purloined Pressure Coordinator]
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. ["Attention, you Mutt & Jeff fans!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. ["You boob, what's the idea diving into the radio like that?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. [A Hot Pipe]
    Cicero's Cat
  9. 8. ["Shoo, cat! I can't hold you on my lap all day!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  10. 9. [Mouse Sob Story]
    Cicero's Cat
  11. 10. [Trapped in the Pipe]
    Cicero's Cat
  12. 11. ["Going over to see your girl?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  13. 12. A Pair of Kings
    The King
  14. 13. The Biography of a Nazi
    The Gay Ghost
  15. 14. Have You Read Any Good Books Lately?
    Green Lantern
  16. 15. Speedy Alibi
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  18. 17. Mark Time, Mister!
    Hop Harrigan
  19. 18. [Monty's Girlfriend]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  20. 19. The Man Who Wouldn't Put His Lights Out!
    O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct
  21. 20. Are You Pre-Flight Material?
    Wheaties
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  23. 22. Now You See Him -- Now You Don't
    All-Flash
  24. 23. Turncoat Terrorism
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  25. 24. Now You Too Can Have a Junior Justice Society Emblem!
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  26. 25. Hop Harrigan and the Coconuts
    Hop Harrigan
  27. 26. Third Dramatic Issue
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  28. 27. Winky Turns Wrestler
    The Flash
  29. 28. The Big Eight!
  30. 29. Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kurt Mitchell
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Dwayne Best