(December 1945-January 1946)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-10-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC 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. On-sale date of October 12 in ad in Sensation Comics #48.


The Radio That Ran Wild! (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)

Watch for These New Issues of Your Favorite Magazines! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Radio That Ran Wild! (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]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Buster Quinn (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Buster Quinn boasted that he could bust out of any jail ever made...and he did. But when Quinn "breaks out" of an escape-proof jail, thanks to a 4th dimensional radio invented by the Three Dimwits, the Flash "tunes" in his own solution to re-jail the escaped felon.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Peachy Pet Digs up a Bright Idea] (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; Peachy Pet

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

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

The Robber and the Raven (Table of Contents: 7)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]
Synopsis
A young poet-collector of original artifacts of his idol. Edgar Allan Poe, becomes the target of a punk hoodlum who desires revenge for past injustices.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Hundred Million Dollar Trail (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Longhorn
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Story of the Constitution (Table of Contents: 10)

Picture Stories from American History / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Allen Simon
Inks
Allen Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
Keywords
The Constitution

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

Victory Puzzles / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Six Little Puddle Jumpers in a Row] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils
Jon L. Blummer
Inks
Jon L. Blummer
Colors
?
Letters
Jon L. Blummer

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan

Indexer Notes

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

Bronko Nagurski (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Surging Energy (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Radio That Ran Wild!
    The Flash
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Watch for These New Issues of Your Favorite Magazines!
  4. 3. The Radio That Ran Wild!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["I'm the little shrimp you kept on the bench last season..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [Peachy Pet Digs up a Bright Idea]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. ["I'll have to hang up, dear..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
  8. 7. The Robber and the Raven
    Hawkman
  9. 8. ["His marvelous magnetic powers save the town..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  10. 9. Hundred Million Dollar Trail
  11. 10. The Story of the Constitution
    Picture Stories from American History
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  14. 13. [Six Little Puddle Jumpers in a Row]
    Hop Harrigan
  15. 14. Bronko Nagurski
    Wheaties
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  17. 16. Surging Energy
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross