([1947])

DC, 1947 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.00 FREE
Pages
32
On-sale Date
1947-05-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer; Julius Schwartz (story editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
6.5" x 8.25" (16.5 cm x 21 cm)
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot; Giveaway

Issue Notes

Given away taped to boxes of Wheaties cereal. Part of a promotion with 3 other comics: Funny Stuff, Captain Marvel Adventures, and Whiz Comics. First newspaper ad appears 11 May 1947 mentioning their current availability.

"Contents copyrighted by National Comics Publications Inc"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irwin Hasen [as Hasen] (signed)
Inks
Irwin Hasen [as Hasen] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Dmane

The Criminal from Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Dmane (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Jay Garrick's "ultra energy beam" reaches into the future and accidentally transports an arch criminal of the year 6946 to the present time.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Get These Swell Wheaties Premiums (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Farewell to Crime! (Table of Contents: 3)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
John Wentworth
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Thunderbolt; unnamed crooks (villains)
Synopsis
Johnny can't say the magic words because he's hanging from a flag pole, by his teeth!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[Carnival of Crime] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]; carnival bosses (villains)
Synopsis
The boys take on a crooked carnival.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Fun Masks! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Play Better Baseball! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Scavenger of the Skies! (Table of Contents: 7)

Hawkman / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; The Raven (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Hawkman and Hawkgirl face the Raven, a new criminal that tackles the Feathered Furies on their own turf.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Flash Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Bob Feller (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Criminal from Tomorrow!
    The Flash
  3. 2. Get These Swell Wheaties Premiums
    Wheaties
  4. 3. Farewell to Crime!
    Johnny Thunder
  5. 4. [Carnival of Crime]
    The Ghost Patrol
  6. 5. Fun Masks!
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Play Better Baseball!
    Wheaties
  8. 7. The Scavenger of the Skies!
    Hawkman
  9. 8. ["Boys and girls: We hope you like this miniature edition of Flash Comics..."]
    Flash Comics
  10. 9. Bob Feller
    Wheaties
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