(April 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-02-08
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.


The Machine That Thinks Like a Man (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Don't Miss These New Issues-- (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Machine That Thinks Like a Man! (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]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Evart Keenan
Synopsis
Evart Keenan returns from the planet Karma to visit Jay Garrick once again and bestow the gift of a mechanical brain on him, unaware that it can also answer the burning question of the underworld: how to destroy the Flash!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The Cave's Secret (Table of Contents: 4)

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[Peachy Pet in Berlin] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet Thunder

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Lichty (signed)
Inks
George Lichty (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're gonna play Nazi torture-chamber...
Genre
humor

[An Open Letter to Dictators] (Table of Contents: 7)

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]

A Fiend for Fame (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For further adventures of the Flash...

The Green Planet (Table of Contents: 10)

A Jack Raymond Story / 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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Recipe for Righteousness] (Table of Contents: 12)

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]

The Flash Urges You to Help in the Scrap Paper Salvage Drive! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Flash / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer ?
Pencils
E. E. Hibbard
Inks
E. E. Hibbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams
Synopsis
The Flash and Joan Williams talk about the importance of salvaging scrap paper for the war effort.

The Feathers Fly! (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]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; The Hummingbird [Hestor Morgan] (villain)
Synopsis
The world's foremost ornithologist, Hester Morgan, is rapidly tiring of her job at the local museum, and decides to get the money and luxuries she desires NOW! To do so, she becomes Hawkman's newest foe: the Hummingbird!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Table of Contents: 16)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Machine That Thinks Like a Man
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Don't Miss These New Issues--
  4. 3. The Machine That Thinks Like a Man!
    The Flash
  5. 4. The Cave's Secret
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  6. 5. [Peachy Pet in Berlin]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. ["We're gonna play Nazi torture-chamber..."]
    Wheaties
  8. 7. [An Open Letter to Dictators]
    The Ghost Patrol
  9. 8. A Fiend for Fame
    Minute Movies
  10. 9. ["For further adventures of the Flash..."]
    All-Flash; The Junior Justice Society of America
  11. 10. The Green Planet
    A Jack Raymond Story
  12. 11. Now! The Complete Old Testament Edition
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  13. 12. [Recipe for Righteousness]
    The Whip
  14. 13. The Flash Urges You to Help in the Scrap Paper Salvage Drive!
    The Flash
  15. 14. The Feathers Fly!
    Hawkman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  17. 16. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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