(July 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-05-06
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.

At the bottom of the first story page: "July Flash No. 55. Entire contents copyrighted 1944 by J. R. Publishing Co."


The Riddle of the Stolen Statuette! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

All-American by John R. Tunis (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 Man with the Television Eyes (Table of Contents: 3)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak [as E. E. Hibbard] (credited)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak [as E. E. Hibbard] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams
Synopsis
A master criminal succeeds in planting a television-type statue in homes he intends to victimize, including that of Joan Williams. But the Fastest Man Alive discovers the trick and uses it to trap the felons.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prisoners by Preference! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Slim; Pedro; Fred]

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Detours of Destiny (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor

[Be a Big Movie Star] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Indexer Notes

Oddity: Johnny does NOT appear in this story!

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Destroyer, Part Two (Table of Contents: 10)

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)

[Justice for the Children of the Dust] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
John B. Wentworth
Pencils
Homer Fleming
Inks
Homer Fleming
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Whip [Rod 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)

Riddle of the Stolen Statuette (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]
Synopsis
After stealing a one-of-a-kind, unique glass statuette, the new owner is startled to discover that two other collectors also own identical statuettes, a situation that comes to the attention of the Feathered Furies.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 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 Riddle of the Stolen Statuette!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. All-American by John R. Tunis
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Man with the Television Eyes
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Order 'The Flash' another carton of Wheaties."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Prisoners by Preference!
    The Ghost Patrol
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  8. 7. Detours of Destiny
    Minute Movies
  9. 8. [Be a Big Movie Star]
    Johnny Thunder and Peachy Pet
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  11. 10. Destroyer, Part Two
  12. 11. Now! The Complete Old Testament Edition
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  13. 12. [Justice for the Children of the Dust]
    The Whip
  14. 13. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  15. 14. Riddle of the Stolen Statuette
    Hawkman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  17. 16. ["Yes! They're now on sale everywhere!"]
  18. 17. ["Say, Red, do you suppose this is what the military..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross