(March 1945)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1945-01-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
An All-American 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints

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 Horrors a la Creep! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
E. E. Hibbard (credited)
Inks
E. E. Hibbard (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan
Synopsis
A young horror movie starlet is so impressed with the fact that she scares the Three Dimwits silly that she decides to visit them in prison. However, the Flash becomes involved when a mystery masked villain decides she is getting too much publicity for her own good!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Story of Jamestown, Virginia (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Reprints
Keywords
Jamestown

Indexer Notes

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

Join the Fight Against Infantile Paralysis!! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Junior Justice Society of America / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]

[Johnny Rents a House] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

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

[The First Salute] (Table of Contents: 9)

Flying Colors / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
John M. Jenks
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

[A Typical Day] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
John Wentworth [as John B. Wentworth] (credited)
Pencils
Frank Harry [as F. Harry] (credited)
Inks
Frank Harry [as F. Harry] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Brother Cherokee (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Junior Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Tale of the Mystic Urn] (Table of Contents: 15)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Joe Kubert (credited)
Inks
Joe Kubert (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]
Synopsis
Hawkman involves himself in a weird case involving a gang of thieves, Chinatown and a mysterious urn whose fumes cause a hypnotic effect on those breathing them.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

Funny? You'll Laugh Yourself Silly!! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Ed Wheelan's Joke Book Featuring Fat and Slat / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Big All-American Comic Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["For thrills and laughs..."]
  4. 3. The Horrors a la Creep!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Pst -- Don't bring in any prisoners right now..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Story of Jamestown, Virginia
    Picture Stories from American History
  7. 6. Join the Fight Against Infantile Paralysis!!
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  8. 7. [Johnny Rents a House]
    Johnny Thunder
  9. 8. ["Hey, look! A runaway truck..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  10. 9. [The First Salute]
    Flying Colors
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  12. 11. [A Typical Day]
    The Ghost Patrol
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  14. 13. Brother Cherokee
  15. 14. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  16. 15. [The Tale of the Mystic Urn]
    Hawkman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  18. 17. Funny? You'll Laugh Yourself Silly!!
    Ed Wheelan's Joke Book Featuring Fat and Slat
  19. 18. ["Yes-- Boys & girls..."]
    The Big All-American Comic Book
  20. 19. ["Some day Albright is going to carry his hot-foots too far!"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross