(November 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-09-05
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 Hawkman and the Pied Piper! (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]; Pied Piper

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

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

Milkweed Goes to War! (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Secret of the Great Stone Face! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak [as CK] (signed)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak [as CK] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis
While on vacation, Jay discovers a Seneca Indian about to go over the falls in a canoe, and he saves him. Mistaken for Hiawatha, Flash is taken to an ancient tribe, unknown and undiscovered by the progress of time.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Cosmic Curtain] (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]

Fortified with Energy! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Story of Leif Ericsson and the Norsemen (Table of Contents: 7)

Picture Stories from American History / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
M. C. Gaines; W. W. D. Sones
Pencils
Allen Simon
Inks
Allen Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Leif Ericsson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint. We formerly credited the art to Don Cameron in error.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Johnny Kids Peachy] (Table of Contents: 9)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Wentworth [as John B. Wentworth] (credited)
Pencils
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (credited)
Inks
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Fat and Slat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those chefs of comedy who dish out the 'corn'.
Genre
humor
Characters
Fat; Slat

Circus Act (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jesse Merlan] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Len Wolinsky.

Boys and Girls Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Junior Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Piper and the Pugs (Table of Contents: 14)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Pied Piper (introduction)
Synopsis
A weird character appears in Carter Hall's hometown that has abilities similar to the Pied Piper of Hamlin, a fact mighty interesting to certain criminals.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

An Important Message to the Boys and Girls of America! (Table of Contents: 16)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[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 Hawkman and the Pied Piper!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Milkweed Goes to War!
  4. 3. The Secret of the Great Stone Face!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["He's polishing up on his Jap lingo..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [The Cosmic Curtain]
    The Ghost Patrol
  7. 6. Fortified with Energy!
    Baby Ruth
  8. 7. The Story of Leif Ericsson and the Norsemen
    Picture Stories from American History
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  10. 9. [Johnny Kids Peachy]
    Johnny Thunder
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  12. 11. ["Those chefs of comedy who dish out the 'corn'."]
    Fat and Slat
  13. 12. Circus Act
  14. 13. Boys and Girls Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  15. 14. The Piper and the Pugs
    Hawkman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  17. 16. An Important Message to the Boys and Girls of America!
  18. 17. ["Now that's what I call a pocket flashlight"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
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