(June-July 1946)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1946-04-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gainlee Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (story editor, uncredited); Robert Kanigher (story editor, uncredited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cardboard cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound #1-41; Saddle-stitched #42-63
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume I, Part 2, Numbers 1 and 2, Periodicals, 1946-1947. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B17584.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Harry ?
Inks
Frank Harry ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This looks too clean for Harry, and is more reminiscent of Frank Godwin, especially the Wonder Woman rendition.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Comic Cavalcade Contents Page (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Flaming Fury (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Joye Murchison [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H G Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H G Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Nancy Reardon (introduction); Nancy's father (introduction); Tony Page (a reporter, introduction); Uriah Skinflint (villain, introduction); Skinflint's gang [Trigger; rest unnamed] (villains, introduction for all); Sheriff Sam Stronge (villain, county Sheriff, Nancy's fiance, introduction)
Synopsis
Wonder Woman investigates mysterious forest fires on land owned by Nancy Reardon, and discovers that Nancy's fiance, Sam, and a rival land owner are responsible for the blazes.
Reprints
Keywords
Clermont County

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "The Secret History of Wonder Woman" (Jill Lapore, 2014); we previously credited William Marston.

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mutt, that old house in the woods is haunted!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jeff, this is Puggsie, an old pal of mine!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Hunter (signed)
Inks
Graham Hunter (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Man That Time Forgot! (Table of Contents: 7)

Just a Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Purcell (signed)
Pencils
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks
Howard Purcell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

This feature became Johnny Peril's Surprise Story in 1947.

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let Us Make Your Woolens Mothproof!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, my gosh!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Spend Till It Hurts! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Winky Moylan; Blinky Boylan; Noddy Toylan; Johnny Merritt (introduction); Howard Merritt (airplane manufacturing tycoon, Johnny's uncle, introduction); Sluggsy (villain, introduction); Muggsy (villain, introduction); Sluggy and Muggsy's boss (villain, introduction); a butler (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Young Johnny Merritt is given $50,000 by his uncle and challenged by him to spend is sensibly in one day. Johnny feels it can be done, even though his uncle says it can't. The Flash steps in when certain gangsters attempt to induce Johnny to "spend" it on them.

Now More Than Ever (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Two Heads Are Better Than One] (Table of Contents: 13)

Foney Fairy Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Oswald

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Story title from table of contents.

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Smack!" "What's the big idea smacking me like that?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mumble mumble mumble...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

The Window (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lynne Lovelace (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Puzzles, Planes, and Machine-Gun Bullets (Table of Contents: 17)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan; Prop Wash; Tank Tinker; Miss Snap; Gerry; Hippity; Yama Go (villain, a foreign agent, introduction); Harry (villain, a saboteur, introduction))
Synopsis
Hippity discovers a piece of paper in the hanger's locker room that contains a puzzle that reveals how the latest plane, the X-37-D, is being sabotaged.
Keywords
X-37-D

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Story titled "Hippity Hopped Along" in table of contents.

Hank Greenberg (Table of Contents: 18)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Human Key (Table of Contents: 19)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Bester ?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Locksley Smith (introduction); Mr. Roxon (a banker, introduction, in flashback); a mother (introduction, in flashback); the mother's children [Janie; other unnamed] (introduction for both, in flashback); Bigpig Bickford (villain, introduction); Bickford's gang [Mike; others unnamed] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Some very enterprising crooks discover a young man who has the unusual trait of being able to open any lock made...a trait they hope to cash in on!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Doiby uses a green signal flare to summon the Green Lantern in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Comic Cavalcade Contents Page
  4. 3. Flaming Fury
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Mutt, that old house in the woods is haunted!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  6. 5. ["Jeff, this is Puggsie, an old pal of mine!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  8. 7. The Man That Time Forgot!
    Just a Story
  9. 8. ["Let Us Make Your Woolens Mothproof!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. ["Oh, my gosh!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  12. 11. Spend Till It Hurts!
    The Flash
  13. 12. Now More Than Ever
  14. 13. [Two Heads Are Better Than One]
    Foney Fairy Tales
  15. 14. ["Smack!" "What's the big idea smacking me like that?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  16. 15. ["Mumble mumble mumble..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  17. 16. The Window
  18. 17. Puzzles, Planes, and Machine-Gun Bullets
    Hop Harrigan
  19. 18. Hank Greenberg
    Wheaties
  20. 19. The Human Key
    Green Lantern
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
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