(September 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-07-03
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 Adventure of the Gangster and the Ghost (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)

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

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

The Little Spoiled Scion of Society! (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 Three Dimwits are hired to tutor the spoiled-brat grandson of wealthy parents, but it takes the actions of the Flash and a local gangster to straighten the young man out.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Culture! (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) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ridicule (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

Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Storming Hollywood] (Table of Contents: 10)

Johnny Thunder / 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

The Gangster and the Ghost! (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]
Synopsis
Hawkman uses a killer's fear of retribution by a man he murdered to put the criminal behind bars.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

X-acto / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Energy When You Need It! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Adventure of the Gangster and the Ghost
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Look for this trade mark..."]
  4. 3. The Little Spoiled Scion of Society!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Wait till he throws down some more coconuts"]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Culture!
    The Ghost Patrol
  7. 6. ["He likes his Wheaties double-toasted."]
    Wheaties
  8. 7. Ridicule
    Minute Movies
  9. 8. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  10. 9. The Disappearing Scientist, Part Two
  11. 10. [Storming Hollywood]
    Johnny Thunder
  12. 11. The Gangster and the Ghost!
    Hawkman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    X-acto
  15. 14. Energy When You Need It!
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
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