(Summer 1944)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1944-05-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gainlee 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 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.

Sequences reordered and page counts corrected by Len Wolinsky.


[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]
Reprints

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

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

What's in This Issue of Comic Cavalcade (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Vulture's Nest! (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
William Marston [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; General Darnell; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls [Mimi; rest unnamed]; the Vulture King (villain)
Synopsis
The Holliday Girls are attacked and captured by giant vultures, who are actually criminals dressed in costume, and led by the Vulture King, who attempts to use his mind-controlling device to brainwash the girls and Wonder Woman into kidnapping government leaders.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "The Secret History of Wonder Woman" (Jill Lapore, 2014).

[Fishing Like a Duck] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 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
humor
Characters
Cicero's Cat
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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
I'm studying to be a golf professional!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Cicero
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

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
I'm putting you in full charge!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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
Look, Mutt! I bought a parrot...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

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
Warning Be Careful
Genre
humor
Characters
Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Letter to You from Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker! (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Scribbly and the Red Tornado / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ma Hunkel has been playing the role of the Red Tornado...
Genre
humor
Characters
Scribbly; the Red Tornado [Ma Hunkel]

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

Etta Candy and Her Holliday Girls / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
William Marston [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as Harry G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as Harry G. Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Etta and her Holiday Girls are doing their bit...
Genre
humor
Characters
Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Hard Candy; unnamed thief (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
After Hard Candy is robbed, the thief hides out at Mr. Candy's ranch, where Etta and the Holliday Girls discover him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "The Secret History of Wonder Woman" (Jill Lapore, 2014).

Against the Bloody Dragon! (Table of Contents: 14)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 6 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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich. In addition to the Jon L. Blummer credit, he also signs as JLB on the splash panel.

Hop Harrigan Invites You to Join the All-American Flying Club (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Mutt & Jeff / 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want to buy a horse...
Genre
humor
Characters
Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Funny Stuff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Fantastic Fate of the Fraternity Felons (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Alfred Bester
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Synopsis
When Doiby tells Alan that he plans to attend a fraternity reunion, he is unaware that these individuals plan to dupe Doiby and use him in the commission of crimes.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Hidden Loot (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[A Ring for a King] (Table of Contents: 20)

Black Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; Justin Valor

Indexer Notes

Story title from table of contents.

Now- The Complete Old Testament Edition (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[Another V-Mail Letter from Whitey!] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue

Indexer Notes

Story title from table of contents.

The Big Eight: Tops in Monthly Comic Magazines (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

The Man with the Notorious Nose! (Table of Contents: 24)

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; Mortimer Appleby (introduction); Skunky Jones (villain, introduction); Jone's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
The Three Dimwits come upon Mortimer Appleby, a man who had a rather prominent nose with very delicate nostrils. So delicate in fact that he could smell how much money a person had in their pockets. When Mortimer is taken hostage by a criminal gang, the Flash discovers Appleby's strange gift makes it difficult for him to apprehend the gang when Appleby keeps warning them of his approach.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Make Your Body Bring You Fame ...Instead of Shame! (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie and the Bumbershoot Jump! (Table of Contents: 27) (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. What's in This Issue of Comic Cavalcade
  4. 3. The Vulture's Nest!
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. [Fishing Like a Duck]
    Cicero's Cat
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  7. 6. ["I'm studying to be a golf professional!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. ["I'm putting you in full charge!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["Look, Mutt! I bought a parrot..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. ["Warning Be Careful"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  11. 10. ["Joe loses his grip every time..."]
    Wheaties
  12. 11. A Letter to You from Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker!
  13. 12. ["Ma Hunkel has been playing the role of the Red Tornado..."]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  14. 13. ["Etta and her Holiday Girls are doing their bit..."]
    Etta Candy and Her Holliday Girls
  15. 14. Against the Bloody Dragon!
    Hop Harrigan
  16. 15. Hop Harrigan Invites You to Join the All-American Flying Club
    All-American Flying Club
  17. 16. ["I want to buy a horse..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Funny Stuff
  19. 18. The Fantastic Fate of the Fraternity Felons
    Green Lantern
  20. 19. Hidden Loot
  21. 20. [A Ring for a King]
    Black Pirate
  22. 21. Now- The Complete Old Testament Edition
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  23. 22. [Another V-Mail Letter from Whitey!]
    Red, White and Blue
  24. 23. The Big Eight: Tops in Monthly Comic Magazines
  25. 24. The Man with the Notorious Nose!
    The Flash
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  27. 26. How to Make Your Body Bring You Fame ...Instead of Shame!
    Charles Atlas
  28. 27. Captain Tootsie and the Bumbershoot Jump!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Doty
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Dwayne Best