All-Flash #16
(Fall 1944)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1944-09-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited); Julius Schwartz (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Five Clues to Crime (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An important message to the boys and girls of America!

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Five Clues to Crime [Introduction] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Sinister (villain)

[Five Clues to Crime, Chapter One:] The Letter of the Law! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Flash / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
E. E. Hibbard
Inks
E. E. Hibbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Sinister (villain)
Synopsis
The mouthpiece of one of the Scarlet Speedster's most dangerous foes, The Sinister, decides he can no longer cover up for his client's criminal misdeeds. So he sends the Flash a letter giving the first of five clues to reveal the Sinister's planned crime sprees.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Five Clues to Crime] Chapter Two: Menace in the Museum! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Sinister (villain)
Synopsis
The Sinister turns to the Three Dimwits for his defense in court. However, the crafty lawyers actually try to railroad their client into jail, quite accidentally of course. In the end, the Sinister is set free and Winky, Blinky and Noddy are jailed!

150 Mile Race to Save a Nation (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[Five Clues to Crime] Chapter Three: Meddling with a Medium! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Sinister (villain); the Sinister's Gang (villains)
Synopsis
With his men committing crimes that he no longer sanctions, the Sinister consults a medium in an attempt top locate and stop his gang from committing more crimes for which he would be blamed!

Oxen Can Pull (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jay Marr] (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Who's Who of American Comics 1928-1999 gives "J. Marr" as a penname of Jack Miller.

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

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

Meet... Timid Bertie (Table of Contents: 10)

Who's Who in Zooville / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ronald Santi [as R. Santi] (signed)
Pencils
Ronald Santi [as R. Santi] (signed)
Inks
Ronald Santi [as R. Santi] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ronald Santi

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bertie

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Big Eight!! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Five Clues to Crime] Chapter Four: It All Comes Out in the Wash! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; the Sinister (villain)
Synopsis
Reading a carbon copy of the letter written to the Flash by his mouthpiece, the Sinister attempts to reach the clues before the Flash and remove them so that the Scarlet Speedster could not stop the crimes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie VM / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Five Clues to Crime
    The Flash
  2. 1. ["An important message to the boys and girls of America!"]
  3. 2. Five Clues to Crime [Introduction]
    The Flash
  4. 3. [Five Clues to Crime, Chapter One:] The Letter of the Law!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["The leaflets tell 'em..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [Five Clues to Crime] Chapter Two: Menace in the Museum!
    The Flash
  7. 6. 150 Mile Race to Save a Nation
    Thom McAn
  8. 7. [Five Clues to Crime] Chapter Three: Meddling with a Medium!
    The Flash
  9. 8. Oxen Can Pull
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  11. 10. Meet... Timid Bertie
    Who's Who in Zooville
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. The Big Eight!!
  14. 13. [Five Clues to Crime] Chapter Four: It All Comes Out in the Wash!
    The Flash
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  16. 15. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie VM
This issue was most recently modified by:
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