(August-September 1945)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-06-11
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
E. E. Hibbard
Inks
E. E. Hibbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset)

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

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

Our Country's Generals & Admirals Appeal to You (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Flash and the Black Widow! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bloch [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils
E. E. Hibbard
Inks
E. E. Hibbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; the Black Widow (villain)
Synopsis
The Three Dimwits visit the zoo and run into a talking chimp. When Jay Garrick doubts what they have seen, the chimp being kidnapped by thugs arouses his interest, and he discovers a terror beyond belief!
Reprints

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Cheerful Service Week] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder

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

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Dweller in the Sea (Table of Contents: 7)

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]; Neptune Perkins (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
When a strange baby is born in a little town off a sea coast shore...a baby needing constant salt solutions fed through his skin, little does the Hawkman know the fate in store for him.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Jerry Bails.

What Makes a Champion? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Signal (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Story of Young George Washington (Table of Contents: 10)

Picture Stories from American History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
M. C. Gaines; W. W. D. Sones
Pencils
Allen Simon
Inks
Allen Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
George Washington
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Simp O'Dill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sol Hess
Pencils
W. A. Carlson (signed)
Inks
W. A. Carlson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ain't we near th' top of th' hill yet, Chris?
Genre
humor
Characters
Simp O'Dill
Reprints
  • from Simp O'Dill Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Simp O'Dill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sol Hess
Pencils
W. A. Carlson (signed)
Inks
W. A. Carlson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh-oh - Here's Chris' gold cuff link...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Simp O'Dill Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

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

The Perils of Patsy (Table of Contents: 15)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jon L. Blummer (credited)
Pencils
Jon L. Blummer (credited)
Inks
Jon L. Blummer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon L. Blummer

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan

Indexer Notes

This strip usually runs in All-American Comics. Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Hop Harrigan Invites You to Join the All-American Flying Club (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Simp O'Dill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sol Hess
Pencils
W. A. Carlson (signed)
Inks
W. A. Carlson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We have callers...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Simp O'Dill Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

A Prevue of Magazines Now Selling at Your Dealers! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Flaming Rescue! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Our Country's Generals & Admirals Appeal to You
  4. 3. The Flash and the Black Widow!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Golly! He's going to swing all five!"]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [Cheerful Service Week]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  8. 7. The Dweller in the Sea
    Hawkman
  9. 8. What Makes a Champion?
    Wheaties
  10. 9. The Signal
  11. 10. The Story of Young George Washington
    Picture Stories from American History
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  13. 12. ["Ain't we near th' top of th' hill yet, Chris?"]
    Simp O'Dill
  14. 13. ["Oh-oh - Here's Chris' gold cuff link..."]
    Simp O'Dill
  15. 14. ["There's trouble ahead..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  16. 15. The Perils of Patsy
    Hop Harrigan
  17. 16. Hop Harrigan Invites You to Join the All-American Flying Club
    All-American Flying Club
  18. 17. ["We have callers..."]
    Simp O'Dill
  19. 18. A Prevue of Magazines Now Selling at Your Dealers!
  20. 19. Flaming Rescue!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross