(May 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1945-03-06
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.


The Adventure of the Octopus Plant! (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]; Etta Candy
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) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Octopus Plants (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 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)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Steve Trevor (cameo); Lyra Lang (Lar's daughter, introduction); Creeper Jackson (villain, crippled gardener, introduction, reforms); Lars Lang (villain, businessman, introduction, reforms)
Synopsis
The chance meeting of Diana Prince and a weird man who grows the most unusual flowers leads Wonder Woman into a case involving kidnapping and attempted murder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Jill Lapore, 2014). We formerly suggested Robert Kanigher.

Join the Junior Justice Society of America (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Fantastic Face (Table of Contents: 6)

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]; Toughy; Tubby; Dan Rogers; Miss White; Sid; Danny (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Smiling Spendthrift! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Terrific [Terry Sloane]; Wanda Wilson; Jim Grace (villain, introduction); Big Bill Steven and his gang (villains, introduction for all)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Modelled in Clay (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

Not to Be Repeated! (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

King of All-Fools' Day (Table of Contents: 12)

Black Pirate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alfonso Greene (signed)
Inks
Alfonso Greene (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; Justin Valor; Donna Bonita; the Jester (villain)
Synopsis
The Jester is captured and replaced with an impostor in an attempt to steal the Queen's jewels.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Texas Terror! (Table of Contents: 14)

Wildcat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Stretch Skinner; Rolly Cody (Ted's cousin, introduction); Grandpa Cody; Rags Ragout (villain, introduction)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Adventure of the Octopus Plant!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Boys & girls here they are..."]
  4. 3. The Octopus Plants
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Join the Junior Justice Society of America
    The Junior Justice Society of America
  6. 5. ["Stop showing off, Quimby..."]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. The Fantastic Face
    Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys
  8. 7. ["He comes from Mars possessing strange, magnetic powers!"]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  9. 8. The Smiling Spendthrift!
    Mr. Terrific
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  11. 10. Modelled in Clay
  12. 11. Not to Be Repeated!
  13. 12. King of All-Fools' Day
    Black Pirate
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  15. 14. The Texas Terror!
    Wildcat
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  18. 17. ["Lucky this is on practice maneuvers..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
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