(December 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Flash and the Legend of the Wind Master (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]; the Wind Master

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 Master of the Winds! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Wind Master (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Fastest Man Alive faces the Wind Master, who sports an incredible wind machine that prevents the Flash from being able to stop hired thugs from committing crimes!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Capturing the Counterfeiters (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Mystery of the Missing Murderer!! (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) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Story of Ferdinand Magellan (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; history
Characters:
Ferdinand Magellan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

These Can Be Yours (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Death and the Doctor (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jesse Merlan] (credited)
Letters:
typeset

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

Picture Stories from the Bible / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Johnny Thunder, Ace Reporter] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Publicity Proves a Problem (Table of Contents: 13)

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]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; The Hummingbird [Hester Morgan] (villain)
Synopsis:
Hawkman's old foe, the Hummingbird, plans to use Hawkgirl as a dupe to lure the Feathered Fury to his doom!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

An Important Message to the Boys and Girls of America! (Table of Contents: 15)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Flash and the Legend of the Wind Master
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Have you read these Fall issues yet?"]
  4. 3. The Master of the Winds!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Capturing the Counterfeiters
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  6. 5. The Mystery of the Missing Murderer!!
    The Ghost Patrol
  7. 6. ["If you fellows would all eat Wheaties..."]
    Wheaties
  8. 7. The Story of Ferdinand Magellan
    Picture Stories from American History
  9. 8. These Can Be Yours
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  10. 9. Death and the Doctor
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  12. 11. [Johnny Thunder, Ace Reporter]
    Johnny Thunder
  13. 12. Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes
    Wheaties
  14. 13. Publicity Proves a Problem
    Hawkman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
  16. 15. An Important Message to the Boys and Girls of America!
  17. 16. ["It just comes natural to me, sir..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross