(February-March 1946)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-12-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor); 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 December 12 in ad in All-Star Comics #27.


[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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Adventure of the Violent Violin!! (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
Synopsis
The Flash comes across the Three Dimwits who have a violin in their possession that can't be heard, but causes tremendous destruction!

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fat and Slat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Fat, I'm a bachelor but, believe me, I could have married anybody I pleased!
Genre
humor
Characters
Fat; Slat

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

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

Ton 'o Fun / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now tell me a story about a big bad wolf...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags. Sequence added by Craig Delich.

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

Fleers Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever consider the home life of a thunderbolt seriously?
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet; The Thunderbolt (Archibald); Mildred (Thunderbolt's wife); Shocko (the Thunderbolt's son, introduction)
Synopsis
By saying "Sez Me," Peachy Pet conjures up the son the Thunderbolt.

Indexer Notes

Richard Arndt reports that the wife of the Thunderbolt calls her husband Archibald in more than one story.

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ever read the story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves?
Genre
war
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Slim; Fred; Pedro]

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

Ton o' Fun / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's about time we started reconversion too!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gags.

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

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

No Dogs Allowed! (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines [as Lynne Lovelace] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Thank You!!! (Table of Contents: 14)

Tippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edwina Dumm
Pencils
Edwina Dumm
Inks
Edwina Dumm
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Tippie
Reprints
  • from Cap Stubbs and Tippie Sunday (George Matthew Adams Service) ?

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

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

The Flaming Curse!! (Table of Contents: 16)

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]
Synopsis
While investigating the background of a man supposedly cursed, the Feathered Fury runs across a strange man who bears a strong resemblance to Sherlock Holmes.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Craig Delich.

Henry Iba (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Luminous Dial Compass / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Vest Pocket" Power (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Eveready / 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. ["For laughs we brought you first..."]
  4. 3. The Adventure of the Violent Violin!!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["The other team isn't here yet, coach..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["Yes, Fat, I'm a bachelor but, believe me, I could have married anybody I pleased!"]
    Fat and Slat
  7. 6. ["Now tell me a story about a big bad wolf..."]
    Ton 'o Fun
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fleers Gum
  9. 8. ["Did you ever consider the home life of a thunderbolt seriously?"]
    Johnny Thunder
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  11. 10. ["Ever read the story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves?"]
    The Ghost Patrol
  12. 11. ["It's about time we started reconversion too!"]
    Ton o' Fun
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  14. 13. No Dogs Allowed!
  15. 14. Thank You!!!
    Tippie
  16. 15. ["His super-magnetic powers avert disaster when the 'Atom-Express' runs wild!"]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  17. 16. The Flaming Curse!!
    Hawkman
  18. 17. Henry Iba
    Wheaties
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Luminous Dial Compass
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  21. 20. "Vest Pocket" Power
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross