(May 1946)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-03-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor); Julius Schwartz (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.


The Battle of the Birdmen (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; the Birdmen; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints

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)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys and girls, your Red Cross must carry on!

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

"Never the Twain Shall Meet!" (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
By several strokes of chance, the Flash helps a notoriously bad gambler win a fortune while breaking up gambling operations in Keystone City.
Keywords
Keystone City

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

"Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I sing when I'm hap-py...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Pedro; Fred; Slim]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Craig Delich.

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

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

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

Rockhead McWizzard / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Readers, this is a great moment! No doubt you've all heard of clever men...
Genre
humor
Characters
Rockhead McWizzard

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Jim Van Dore. We previously credited this feature to Jack Farr in error.

Quail for Dinner (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jesse Merlan] (credited)
Letters
typeset

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

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
There are 8,777,011 ways to plague a growing girl...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet

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

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

Phil Cavarretta (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Out of the Gag-Bag / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So ya run away wit' a circus when youse was a kid...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Land of Bird People! (Table of Contents: 15)

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]; Feithera (introduction)
Synopsis
A super-intelligent race of bird people are accidentally discovered in the Arctic. Hawkman's job: prevent their destruction at the hands of men!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Craig Delich.

How Thom McAn Saved the Trapeze Twins (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle of the Birdmen
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Boys and girls, your Red Cross must carry on!"]
  4. 3. "Never the Twain Shall Meet!"
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["Wish I had a gun, Pepsi..."]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  6. 5. ["Remember-- Every morning-- W-H-E-A-T-I-E-S!"]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. ["I sing when I'm hap-py..."]
    The Ghost Patrol
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. ["Readers, this is a great moment! No doubt you've all heard of clever men..."]
    Rockhead McWizzard
  10. 9. Quail for Dinner
  11. 10. ["There are 8,777,011 ways to plague a growing girl..."]
    Johnny Thunder
  12. 11. ["Don't miss these new issues..."]
  13. 12. Phil Cavarretta
    Wheaties
  14. 13. ["So ya run away wit' a circus when youse was a kid..."]
    Out of the Gag-Bag
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  16. 15. The Land of Bird People!
    Hawkman
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Saved the Trapeze Twins
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  19. 18. ["Souvenir or no souvenir..."]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross