(April 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1945-02-05
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.


[no title indexed] (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
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy; Countess Draska Nishki
Reprints
Keywords
Golden lasso

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

To the Boys and Girls of America (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Basil O'Connor
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Keywords
Red Cross

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Draska the Deadly (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]; Steve Trevor; General Darnell; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls [Betty; rest unnamed]; Countess Draska Nishki (villain, introduction); The International Spies, Inc. (villains, Draska'a men, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Wonder Woman has to battle Countess Draka Nishki and her group, the "International Spies, Inc.", whose group has stolen the plans for America's latest super weapon, and who want $1 million for their return.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colonel Darnell is promoted to General at the end of the story.

Circus Terror! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Story of Maryland, Carolina, Georgia (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Characters
Lord Baltimore; James Oglethorpe; Choci Mico
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Lucky's Unlucky Break (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Lynne Evans (signed)
Pencils
Frank Harry (signed)
Inks
Frank Harry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; superhero
Characters
Little Boy Blue [Tommy Rogers]; The Blue Boys [Toughy; Tubby]; Dan Rogers; Lucky Malone

Want to Be a Champion? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Little Gold Monkey, Part II (Table of Contents: 9)

Hal Mason / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hal Mason

Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Monster of Mudville! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Lynne Evans (signed)
Pencils
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Inks
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific [Terry Sloane]; Twillins; Toothy Gamlin

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Crusader (Table of Contents: 13)

Wonder Women of History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
William Moulton Marston [as Alice Marble] (signed)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Victory Puzzle / activity / 0.5 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.

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

Ranger Helmet Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Greatest Show on Earth! (Table of Contents: 16)

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; Lawyer Hoskins; Arabella the Bear; Mystery Mob; Midget Marco
Synopsis
Stretch inherits a wrestling bear.

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

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

Speedy Energy (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. To the Boys and Girls of America
  4. 3. Draska the Deadly
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Circus Terror!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  6. 5. The Story of Maryland, Carolina, Georgia
    Picture Stories from American History
  7. 6. ["Gee! It's good to hear your voice again, Sergeant!"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
  8. 7. Lucky's Unlucky Break
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  9. 8. Want to Be a Champion?
    Wheaties
  10. 9. The Little Gold Monkey, Part II
    Hal Mason
  11. 10. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  12. 11. ["Careful, men, we are in dangerous South American jungles!"]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  13. 12. The Monster of Mudville!
    Mr. Terrific
  14. 13. Harriet Beecher Stowe, Crusader
    Wonder Women of History
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzle
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Ranger Helmet Co.
  17. 16. The Greatest Show on Earth!
    Wildcat
  18. 17. ["Have you read these issues yet?"]
  19. 18. Speedy Energy
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes