(Spring 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale date
1945-02-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wonder Woman Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
An All-American Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Alice Marble (associate editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (assistant editor, uncredited); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #211, 214, 217, 300)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Wonder Woman and the Winged Maidens of Venus (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]; Winged Maidens of Venus
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

All-American Publications for All American Boys & Girls! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sensation Comics; Flash Comics; All-American Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Wonder Woman and the Winged Maidens of Venus, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Joye Murchison [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed); Arlene (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Desira (Queen of Venus); natives of Venus (introduction for all); Third World War Promoters [Pierre Finati (President); Bird Boswell; others unnamed] (villains, introduction for all); Nerva (villain, Steve's secretary, introduction)
Synopsis
Wonder Woman is given the gift of magnetic hearing by Desira, Queen of Venus, and learns that a 3rd World War is being planned. So she allows herself to be captured by the group responsible, which tries to get her to betray secret information that would arouse the ire of 30 nations.
Reprints
Keywords
Venus

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the cover. Writer credit from The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Jill Lapore, 2014), also confirmed to Jerry Bails. Inker background credit per Jerry Bails.

[Part 2] The Ordeal of Fire (Table of Contents: 4)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Joye Murchison [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed); Arlene (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Queen Desira; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Paula von Gunther; Gay (Holliday Girl pledge, introduction); Hester (Holliday Girl pledge, introduction); Third World War Promoters [Pierre Finati; Bird Boswell; rest unnamed] (villains); Velma (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Etta and the Holliday girls are initiating new members of their sorority when one is transported to Venus and Wonder Woman must follow her. When she arrives, she must submit to Velma or the girl will be killed, and only action by Paula back on Paradise Island saves the day!
Reprints
Keywords
Paradise Island; Venus

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Jill Lapore, 2014), also confirmed to Jerry Bails. Background inker credit by Jerry Bails.

Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Want to Be a Champion? (Table of Contents: 6)

Wheaties / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Helen Keller (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Alice Marble
Pencils
Alfonso Greene
Inks
Alfonso Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Helen Keller

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Jerry Bails.

S.O.S. -- Miami (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines [as Lynne Lovelace] (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Not to Be Repeated! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
advocacy

[Part 3] The Conquest of Venus (Table of Contents: 10)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Joye Murchison [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed); Arlene (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Paula von Gunther; Queen Desira; Third World War Promoters [Pierre Fenati; Bird Boswell; rest unnamed] (villains); Velma (villain); Killer Dogan (villain, Velma's boyfriend, introduction)
Synopsis
Wonder Woman tries to convert Velma to the ways of love and peace, but Velma succeeds in contacting a noted gangster and his men, getting them to invade and hopefully conquer Venus.
Reprints
Keywords
magic girdle; Venus

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Jill Lapore, 2014), also confirmed to Jerry Bails. Background inker credit by Jerry Bails.

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Captain Tootsie and the Giant Cannon (Table of Contents: 13)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Reed
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wonder Woman and the Winged Maidens of Venus
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. All-American Publications for All American Boys & Girls!
    Sensation Comics; Flash Comics; All-American Comics
  4. 3. [Wonder Woman and the Winged Maidens of Venus, Part 1]
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. [Part 2] The Ordeal of Fire
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  7. 6. Want to Be a Champion?
    Wheaties
  8. 7. Helen Keller
    Wonder Women of History
  9. 8. S.O.S. -- Miami
  10. 9. Not to Be Repeated!
  11. 10. [Part 3] The Conquest of Venus
    Wonder Woman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Weather Man
  14. 13. Captain Tootsie and the Giant Cannon
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Allen Ross
  • Peter Croome
  • S Turunen
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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