(January 1945)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-11-07
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.


Hawkman and the Beanstalk (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Big Red; 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)

Christmas Gift Books / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Magic of Ultra-Speed! (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]; Midget Joe (villain)
Synopsis
The Flash disguises himself as a magician to perform feats of "magic" for children in a hospital ward. While using his speed to grant the wishes of his young audience, he unwittingly stops crimes in progress perpetrated by his old nemesis Midget Joe.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Construction for Crime (Table of Contents: 5)

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Wentworth
Pencils
Frank Harry
Inks
Frank Harry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Slim; Pedro; Fred]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Story of the Huguenots in Florida (Table of Contents: 7)

Picture Stories from American History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; history
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Meet... Broadcast Bill (Table of Contents: 8)

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
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bill

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cross-Country Kid (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jay Marr] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Picture Stories from the Bible / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

The Big All-American Comic Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Hot News] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Meet... Gunner Gus (Table of Contents: 14)

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
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gunner Gus

The Grapevine to the Sky! (Table of Contents: 15)

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]
Synopsis
In a futuristic version of 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' the Feathered Fury accidentally runs into such a vine, which leads to a city in the clouds whose inhabitants only have one urge: to kill!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Electric Football / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hawkman and the Beanstalk
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Christmas Gift Books
  4. 3. The Magic of Ultra-Speed!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["First horse thievin'..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Construction for Crime
    The Ghost Patrol
  7. 6. ["Gee, Professor, what is it?"]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  8. 7. The Story of the Huguenots in Florida
    Picture Stories from American History
  9. 8. Meet... Broadcast Bill
    Who's Who in Zooville
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  11. 10. Cross-Country Kid
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  13. 12. ["Boys and girls..."]
    The Big All-American Comic Book
  14. 13. [Hot News]
    Johnny Thunder
  15. 14. Meet... Gunner Gus
    Who's Who in Zooville
  16. 15. The Grapevine to the Sky!
    Hawkman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Electric Football
  18. 17. ["Have you read these issues yet?"]
  19. 18. ["Got a stick of gum, Joe?"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross