(August 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-06-06
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.


[no title indexed] (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]; Joan Williams; 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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Sap of the Sterdisnats Tree! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Flash / comic story / 12 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
The Flash is visited by a fellow scientist who has discovered a priceless substitute for quinine on an uncharted Pacific island. The only problem is beating the underworld to this prize.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

Crash-Dive to Victory! (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; Fred; Pedro]

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The "Personal Appearance" Mystery (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

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Disappearing Scientist, Part One (Table of Contents: 9)

Jack Raymond / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Raymond

[Peachy Goes to Hollywood] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

The Thief with the Terrible Temper! (Table of Contents: 11)

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]; Tantrum O'Hanlon (villain)
Synopsis
Carter Hall attempts to cure the violent outbursts of one Tantrum O'Hanlon, unaware that is aiding the very criminal he is trying to capture as the Hawkman!

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Letter to You from Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker! (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Mysterious Blonde (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["You're headed for a big surprise!!"]
    Funny Stuff
  4. 3. The Sap of the Sterdisnats Tree!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Don't worry, darling! There's nobody around!"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
  6. 5. Crash-Dive to Victory!
    The Ghost Patrol
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  8. 7. The "Personal Appearance" Mystery
    Minute Movies
  9. 8. ["Why not? They helped give me the energy..."]
    Wheaties
  10. 9. The Disappearing Scientist, Part One
    Jack Raymond
  11. 10. [Peachy Goes to Hollywood]
    Johnny Thunder and Peachy Pet
  12. 11. The Thief with the Terrible Temper!
    Hawkman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  14. 13. A Letter to You from Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker!
  15. 14. The Mysterious Blonde
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dan Kocher
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  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
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