(Winter 1943)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
92
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1943-11-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jolaine Publications, 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 copyright registration.


[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]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Santa Claus
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

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

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

Contents of This 5th Issue of Comic Cavalcade (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Mystery of the Crimson Flame] (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; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Senator Armstrong (introduction); Helene Armstrong (the Senator's daughter, introduction); Zara (villain, introduction); Zara's cult followers [K5; rest unnamed] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Steve and Diana are threatened by members of the Crimson Flame cult, whose members have already kidnapped Helene Armstrong.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

This... You Can't Miss! (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) /

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

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I said, those bells make a lot of noise!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich. Also in All-American Comics (DC, 1939 series) #35.

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

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy New Year!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero's Cat
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in All-American Comics (DC, 1939 series) #35.

[Two Mouse Holes] (Table of Contents: 8)

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) 1939-02-26

[Mouse Union Local 28] (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) #[2].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you tell me what is the best method to prevent disease...
Genre
humor
Characters
Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1936-07-26

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Houdini couldn't get out of that fix!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero's Cat
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1936-07-26

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cecil, don't you think our American life guards are marvelous?
Genre
humor
Characters
Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1937-08-29

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mutt & Jeff / 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I see that gasoline rationing is being tightened up...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Mutt & Jeff / 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doc, how do you really tell if a person is crazy?
Genre
humor
Characters
Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Here It Is-- (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[George Phillip Corl] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Hop Harrigan Quarterly Award for Flying Heroism / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Technical Sergeant George Phillip Corl (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Technical Sgt. George Phillip Corl

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Combined Operations (Table of Contents: 18)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 8 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; unnamed PT boat Captain; the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
While patrolling the Pacific area, Hop and Tank spot a Japanese convoy. They take refuge on a small island after being shot down, and working with a PT boat Captain, they succeed in destroying the convoy's escort.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

Hold on to Your Hat (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Madame Modiste (a dress designer, introduction); Knuckles Bombast (villain, introduction); Bombast's gang (villains, introduction for all); a fake Madam Modiste (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
While out for lunch one day, Doiby loses his derby when a fight suddenly ensues in the eating establishment he is in. While the Emerald Crusader tracks down the thugs responsible, Doiby tracks down his famous hat!

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

[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)

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

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

Left-Handed Murder (Table of Contents: 23)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

The Missing Magic! (Table of Contents: 25)

Sargon the Sorcerer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Sargon [John Sargent]; several stage magicians (introduction for all); Diamond Dan (villain, jewel thief, introduction); Dan's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Sargon has to solve the mystery of why magician's stage props (including his own trunk) are being stolen.

Indexer Notes

Story titled "The Case of the Missing Magic" in the table of contents. Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Get Going Full Speed Ahead (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Pickpockets' Dilemma] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
John O'Malley

Death Takes a Picture (Table of Contents: 28)

text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Josette Frank
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Mutt & Jeff / 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
O.K., you guys! Now split that rock!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Mutt & Jeff / 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you like to buy it, sir?
Genre
humor
Characters
Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

The Big Eight: Tops in Monthly Comic Magazines (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Reel Life to Real Life (Table of Contents: 33)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall
Pencils
Joe Gallagher
Inks
Joe Gallagher
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue; Doris West

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

The Plant That Challenged the World! (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Phineas Burton (a botanist, introduction); a bank manager (introduction); a maldita toxicohedron (villain, an intelligent plant, death); various gangsters (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
A strange new plant called a "Maldita Toxiccohedron" is delivered to a local florist. Discovering its telepathic powers, florist Phineas Burton also discovers the plant craves nitrogen and calcium, and he is forced to commit foul deeds in order to satisfy the plant's cravings. The Flash and the Three Dimwits must successfully face and defeat the plant's plans or risk the world being over-run by the strange flowers.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Invention Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Des-Kit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie and the Great Jewel Robbery (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Contents of This 5th Issue of Comic Cavalcade
  4. 3. [Mystery of the Crimson Flame]
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. This... You Can't Miss!
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. ["I said, those bells make a lot of noise!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. ["Happy New Year!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  9. 8. [Two Mouse Holes]
    Cicero's Cat
  10. 9. [Mouse Union Local 28]
    Cicero's Cat
  11. 10. ["Can you tell me what is the best method to prevent disease..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  12. 11. ["Houdini couldn't get out of that fix!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  13. 12. ["Cecil, don't you think our American life guards are marvelous?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  14. 13. ["Well, I see that gasoline rationing is being tightened up..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  15. 14. ["Doc, how do you really tell if a person is crazy?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  16. 15. Here It Is--
    All-American Flying Club
  17. 16. [George Phillip Corl]
    The Hop Harrigan Quarterly Award for Flying Heroism
  18. 17. Technical Sergeant George Phillip Corl
  19. 18. Combined Operations
    Hop Harrigan
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  21. 20. Hold on to Your Hat
    Green Lantern
  22. 21. ["The Justice Society follows clues..."]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  23. 22. ["He's a million years old..."]
    Green Lantern
  24. 23. Left-Handed Murder
  25. 24. ["Now the Flash battles..."]
    All-Flash
  26. 25. The Missing Magic!
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  27. 26. Get Going Full Speed Ahead
    Wheaties
  28. 27. [The Pickpockets' Dilemma]
    O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct
  29. 28. Death Takes a Picture
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Good Books Worth Reading
  31. 30. ["O.K., you guys! Now split that rock!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  32. 31. ["Would you like to buy it, sir?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  33. 32. The Big Eight: Tops in Monthly Comic Magazines
  34. 33. Reel Life to Real Life
    Red, White and Blue
  35. 34. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  36. 35. The Plant That Challenged the World!
    The Flash
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Invention Co.
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Des-Kit
  39. 38. Captain Tootsie and the Great Jewel Robbery
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
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
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Dwayne Best