(March 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1945-01-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
An All-American 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.


Wonder Woman and the Return of the Roman Empire (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]; Nero Maximus
Reprints
Keywords
arenas; Golden lasso; lions

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)

In the Clutches of Nero (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
William Marston [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
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]; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Steve Trevor; Colonel Darnell; Professor Homos (anthropologist, introduction); Nero Maximus (villain, introduction); Fausta (villain, empress, introduction)
Synopsis
The discovery of a yet unknown island between Africa and South America leads Wonder Woman, Etta and the Holliday girls into an adventure against Nero of ancient Rome.
Reprints
Keywords
Mental Radio

Indexer Notes

Writer credit verified by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Story of the Pilgrims and the Puritans (1620) (Table of Contents: 5)

Picture Stories from American History / comic story / 4 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.

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

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

Busman's Holiday (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
children; superhero
Characters
Little Boy Blue [Tommy Rogers]; The Blue Boys [Toughy; Tubby]
Synopsis
The boys visit Krumville, looking for adventure, but everybody in the town appears to be dead.

Indexer Notes

Data from Jerry Bails.

"Corn"-fucious Say:-- (Table of Contents: 8)

Fat and Slat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

Genre
humor
Characters
Fat; Slat

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Join the Fight Against Infantile Paralysis (Table of Contents: 9)

Wonder Woman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman

The Boarder Who Couldn't Remember! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Sharp ?
Inks
Hal Sharp ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific [Terry Sloane]; Luke; Bessie; J. B. Harthrite; Wanda Wilson; Killer Crowley (villain); Marty the Mug (villain)
Synopsis
Terry Sloane is accused of murder. Then he gets in an auto accident and suffers from amnesia.

Indexer Notes

Kurt Mitchell suggests, via the GCD Error List, that the art may be by Stan Asch.

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

Victory Puzzles / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Colors
?
Letters
A. W. Nugent

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Little Gold Monkey, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 14)

Hal Mason / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hal Mason

Not to Be Repeated! (Table of Contents: 15)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

Victory Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
A. W. Nugent

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

From Stretch Skinner's Secret File (Table of Contents: 18)

Wildcat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Stretch Skinner; Jose Maria Miguel Skinner

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

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

Funny? You'll Laugh Yourself Silly!! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Fat and Slat / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wonder Woman and the Return of the Roman Empire
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["For thrills and laughs..."]
  4. 3. In the Clutches of Nero
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Pst -- Don't bring in any prisoners right now..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Story of the Pilgrims and the Puritans (1620)
    Picture Stories from American History
  7. 6. ["Hey, look! A runaway truck..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  8. 7. Busman's Holiday
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  9. 8. "Corn"-fucious Say:--
    Fat and Slat
  10. 9. Join the Fight Against Infantile Paralysis
    Wonder Woman
  11. 10. The Boarder Who Couldn't Remember!
    Mr. Terrific
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  15. 14. The Little Gold Monkey, Part 1
    Hal Mason
  16. 15. Not to Be Repeated!
  17. 16. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
  19. 18. From Stretch Skinner's Secret File
    Wildcat
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  21. 20. Funny? You'll Laugh Yourself Silly!!
    Fat and Slat
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    The Big All-American Comic Book
  23. 22. ["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:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes