(May 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-03-07
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.


Simple Simon Met the Hawkman (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Simple Simon; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)

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

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

The Justice Society of America Sends You This Message! The American Red Cross Needs Your Help! (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice Society of America / public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Joe Gallagher
Inks
Joe Gallagher
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America [Sandman; Johnny Thunder; Spectre; Dr. Fate; Hawkman; Wonder Woman; Dr. Mid-Nite; The Atom; Starman]
Synopsis
Illustrated appeal to readers to help support the Red Cross Relief Fund.
Keywords
American Red Cross; war fund

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Peddler's Pipedream! (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]; the Alchemist [Wally Hacker] (villain)
Synopsis
Baffled by the sudden rags-to-riches luck of peddler Wally Hacker, the Flash decides to investigate and discovers more than he bargained for.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Time Out for Fun and Adventure (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Johnny Thunder and his pestiferous ward, Peachy Pet, are in Berlin, Germany, on business...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder

Indexer Notes

Johnny is discharged from the Navy.

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like three actors who pop in and out through the curtain looking for applause...
Genre
war
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Terrors of the "Big Top" (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) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Green Planet, Part Two (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rod Gaynor, the pet of the uppercrust set, poses as dainty, tizzy, and fainty, a play-boy and a drip...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Whip [Rodney Gaynor]

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

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

Simple Simon Met the Hawkman! (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]; Simple Simon (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Feathered Fury is challenged by a criminal who believes that a successful crook commits simple crimes.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Simple Simon Met the Hawkman
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. The Justice Society of America Sends You This Message! The American Red Cross Needs Your Help!
    Justice Society of America
  4. 3. The Peddler's Pipedream!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Time Out for Fun and Adventure
  6. 5. ["Johnny Thunder and his pestiferous ward, Peachy Pet, are in Berlin, Germany, on business..."]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  8. 7. ["Like three actors who pop in and out through the curtain looking for applause..."]
    The Ghost Patrol
  9. 8. Terrors of the "Big Top"
    Minute Movies
  10. 9. ["A guide tol' me she lost 'em in a Athens boarding house..."]
    Wheaties
  11. 10. The Green Planet, Part Two
    A Jack Raymond Story
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  13. 12. ["Rod Gaynor, the pet of the uppercrust set, poses as dainty, tizzy, and fainty, a play-boy and a drip..."]
    The Whip
  14. 13. ["For further adventures of the Flash read..."]
    All-Flash; The Junior Justice Society of America
  15. 14. Simple Simon Met the Hawkman!
    Hawkman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Weather Man
  18. 17. ["Tell the Mess Sergeant to look up the recipe for turtle soup."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
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