(January 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-11-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (assistant editor, uncredited); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Invasion of Paradise Island (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints
Keywords
Golden lasso

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 Invasion of Paradise Island (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
William Marston [as Charles Moulton] (signed)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Hippolyte; the Amazons; Mala; Paula von Gunther (mention only); Kitty Killdare (introduction); Terry Killdare (Kitty's brother, introduction); group of Amazon children [Zoe; rest unnamed] (introduction for all); Reegan (villain, orphanage superintendent, introduction); Nazi submarine crew (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
After cleaning out the bad leadership of an orphanage, several of the orphans stow away in Wonder Woman's plane, which arrives in Paradise Island...and just in time to stem a Nazi invasion!
Reprints
Keywords
Golden lasso; Invisible Plane; Paradise Island

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In the Bag (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children; superhero
Characters
Little Boy Blue [Tommy Rogers]; The Blue Boys [Tubby; Toughy]; Mrs. Van Cleve; D. A. Rogers

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

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

The Stories of the Aztecs and the Incas (Table of Contents: 7)

Picture Stories from American History / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
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)

Sweet Stuff (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

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

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

Lightning Struck Twice! (Table of Contents: 11)

Mr. Terrific / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific [Terry Sloane]; Wanda Wilson; Dr. Welkin

Indexer Notes

Data by Jerry Bails.

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

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

Wildcat and the Would-Be Dictator! (Table of Contents: 13)

Wildcat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Gallagher
Inks
Joe Gallagher
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Stretch Skinner; Oswald Seeley; Maverick Skinner

Indexer Notes

Data by Jerry Bails.

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

Electric Football / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[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 Invasion of Paradise Island
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Christmas Gift Books
  4. 3. The Invasion of Paradise Island
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["First horse thievin'..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. In the Bag
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  7. 6. ["Gee, Professor, what is it?"]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  8. 7. The Stories of the Aztecs and the Incas
    Picture Stories from American History
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  10. 9. Sweet Stuff
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  12. 11. Lightning Struck Twice!
    Mr. Terrific
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Big All-American Comic Book
  14. 13. Wildcat and the Would-Be Dictator!
    Wildcat
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Electric Football
  16. 15. ["Have you read these issues yet?"]
  17. 16. ["Got a stick of gum, Joe?"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
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  • Bob Hughes
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