(June 1946)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-04-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); 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.


[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)

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

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

Wizard of the Waxworks! (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
A gang of crooks pick the wrong wax museum to hide out from the Flash in, particularly when the Three Dimwits happen to be the night watchmen!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

Mel Ott (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Fire] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
John Wentworth
Pencils
Frank Harry (credited)
Inks
Frank Harry (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Slim; Pedro; Fred]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

5-Inning Flash Finds Himself (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

"P-F" Canvas Shoes / 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
Once again we meet that intrepid inventor...
Genre
humor
Characters
Rockhead McWizzard

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

[Salesman John] (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
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder

Drama Above the Streets! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Case of Fire Break Glass
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Added by Craig Delich.

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

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

Ransom Harvest (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Domenitz
Letters
typeset

The Harp That Told a Lie!! (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]; John Kelley
Synopsis
Multi-millionaire John Kelley is taught a real lesson in humility and giving when a man down on his luck threatens to steal the rich man's greatest treasure!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

How Thom McAn Saved the Sunken Sub (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) /

Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries / 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. Watch for These New Issues of Your Favorite Magazines!
  4. 3. Wizard of the Waxworks!
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  6. 5. Mel Ott
    Wheaties
  7. 6. [Fire]
    The Ghost Patrol
  8. 7. 5-Inning Flash Finds Himself
    "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  9. 8. ["Once again we meet that intrepid inventor..."]
    Rockhead McWizzard
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  11. 10. [Salesman John]
    Johnny Thunder
  12. 11. Drama Above the Streets!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  13. 12. ["In Case of Fire Break Glass"]
    Ton o' Fun
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. Ransom Harvest
  16. 15. The Harp That Told a Lie!!
    Hawkman
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Saved the Sunken Sub
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  19. 18. ["I'm afraid he isn't quite reconverted yet!"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross