(June 1945)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except February, May, August and November
On-sale date
1945-04-09
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.

At the bottom of the first story page: "June Flash No. 65. Entire contents copyrighted 1945 by J. R. Publishing Co."


The Return of Simple Simon..... (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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 Adventure of the Thinking-Cap! (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]
Synopsis
A scientist invents a cap that uses thought power to accomplish certain things. However, when the criminal underworld discovers that invention, the Fastest Man Alive is faced with a criminal genius who can out-think even him!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Duel with a Man-Eating Shark! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Angel] (Table of Contents: 5)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Wentworth [as John B. Wentworth] (credited)
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder

The Story of Rebellion in the Colonies (Table of Contents: 6)

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; history
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Fly Your Own Plane! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[Swami Howmuh Dooeen] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
John B. Wentworth (signed)
Pencils
Frank Harry (signed)
Inks
Frank Harry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]; Swami Howmuh Dooeen (villain)

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

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

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

Victory Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Bad Influence (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Not to Be Repeated! (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

The Return of Simple Simon (Table of Contents: 14)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Simple Simon (villain)
Synopsis
Simple Simon takes up knitting in jail --- but unknown to his captors, he knits an escape plan into a sweater and his gang busts him out of jail so that he can renew his battle with the Hawkman!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys-girls! Be sure to show this to your mother...

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of Simple Simon.....
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Boys & girls here they are..."]
  4. 3. The Adventure of the Thinking-Cap!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Duel with a Man-Eating Shark!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  6. 5. [Angel]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. The Story of Rebellion in the Colonies
    Picture Stories from American History
  8. 7. Fly Your Own Plane!
    Wheaties
  9. 8. [Swami Howmuh Dooeen]
    The Ghost Patrol
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
  12. 11. Bad Influence
  13. 12. Not to Be Repeated!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  15. 14. The Return of Simple Simon
    Hawkman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  17. 16. ["Boys-girls! Be sure to show this to your mother..."]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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