(December 1944)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-10-07
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 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