(June 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-04-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (story editor, uncredited); Ted Udall (story 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 Mysterious Bottle from the Sea (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) (Expand) /

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

The Tall Hunter (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Bottle from the Sea! (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
Synopsis
A mysterious bottle containing a love potion washes up on the beach and into the hands of the Three Dimwits. The Flash becomes involved when a multi-millionaire drinks of the potion and a gang of crooks learns about it.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Escape from Two-Way Death! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[The Inventor] (Table of Contents: 5)

Johnny Thunder and Peachy Pet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet Thunder

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Let's Mind Our Own Business] (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; Pedro; Slim]

Romance of Old Russia (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

Time Out for Fun and Adventure (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Destroyer, Part One (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Letters
typeset

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

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

Congo Wiles 'neath Texas Skies (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]

Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Great Radium Mystery! (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]
Synopsis
The Hawkman must deal with an emergency situation when the city's entire supply of radium mysteriously disappears, creating an urgent situation at the local hospitals.

Yours Free! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / 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. The Mysterious Bottle from the Sea
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. The Tall Hunter
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Bottle from the Sea!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Escape from Two-Way Death!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  6. 5. [The Inventor]
    Johnny Thunder and Peachy Pet
  7. 6. ["Stick around fellas..."]
    Wheaties
  8. 7. [Let's Mind Our Own Business]
    The Ghost Patrol
  9. 8. Romance of Old Russia
    Minute Movies
  10. 9. Time Out for Fun and Adventure
  11. 10. Destroyer, Part One
    A Jack Raymond Story
  12. 11. Now! The Complete Old Testament Edition
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  13. 12. Congo Wiles 'neath Texas Skies
    The Whip
  14. 13. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  15. 14. The Great Radium Mystery!
    Hawkman
  16. 15. Yours Free!
    Wheaties
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. ["You're violating the blackout, Sergeant."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross