(March 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-01-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Dorothy Woolfolk (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Big Red (a hawk); The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)

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

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

Waste Paper (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Saga of Sven Scarface! (Table of Contents: 3)

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]; Sven Scarface (villain)
Synopsis
An ancient Viking comes into possession of the Mjolnar, the magic hammer of Thor, and while hunting for food, is trapped for centuries in a glacier. When he awakes, the Flash has his hands full trying to civilize him.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

The Justice Society of America / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Gallagher; Harry Peter (Wonder Woman only)
Inks
Joe Gallagher; Harry Peter (Wonder Woman only)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Free! A membership in the Junior Justice Society for all who help in the March of Dimes!
Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
The Justice Society of America [Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Atom [Al Pratt]; The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Starman [Ted Knight]]
Synopsis
Members of the Justice Society make an appeal for the March of Dimes campaign. Wonder Woman offers a free membership in the Junior Justice Society to all who contribute to the March of Dimes
Keywords
infantile paralysis; Junior Justice Society; March of Dimes

Indexer Notes

Illustrated plea, with coupon, for readers to donate to the March of Dimes. All readers who contribute 15 cents to the March of Dimes campaign will receive a free membership in the Junior Justice Society of America.

[This Is a House] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
John B. Wentworth
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The Volcano People] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]; the Volcano People (villains)

Swoon Song (Table of Contents: 9)

Minute Movies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

Genre
adventure; humor

The Killer Plant, Part Two (Table of Contents: 10)

Jack Raymond / text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Now! The Complete Old Testament Edition (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Picture Stories from the Bible / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Energy on the Alert! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Talked Too Much! (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 [Rodney Gaynor]

Indexer Notes

Different from previous story with same title.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Crime on the Wing (Table of Contents: 15)

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]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis
When a young girl is attacked and robbed of her valuable diamonds, Hawkman and Hawkgirl enter the fray to combat Jackdaws used in the commission of the crimes.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Waste Paper
  4. 3. The Saga of Sven Scarface!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Free! A membership in the Junior Justice Society for all who help in the March of Dimes!"]
    The Justice Society of America
  6. 5. [This Is a House]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. ["Have you read all these?"]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. [The Volcano People]
    The Ghost Patrol
  10. 9. Swoon Song
    Minute Movies
  11. 10. The Killer Plant, Part Two
    Jack Raymond
  12. 11. Now! The Complete Old Testament Edition
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  13. 12. Energy on the Alert!
    Baby Ruth
  14. 13. The Man Who Talked Too Much!
    The Whip
  15. 14. ["Butch ain't got de nerve to hit this new kid..."]
    Wheaties
  16. 15. Crime on the Wing
    Hawkman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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