(August-September 1946)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1946-06-12
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 B25535.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
E. E. Hibbard
Inks
E. E. Hibbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Comic Cavalcade Contents Page (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Battle of Desires (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
William Marston [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; Paula von Gunther; Don Elliott (a delinquent, introduction); Vittono Fair (a ditch-digger, introduction); Ellen Fair (a judge, introduction); Malcolm Elliot (Don's father, introduction); Mary Elliot (Don's mother, introduction); Don's desires [Dominance; Love; Selfish; Fear; Friendship; Creative] (introduction for all)
Synopsis
Badly beaten by his father for destroying public property, delinquent Don Elliot is taken by Wonder Woman to Paula's lab to confront the wrong desires within him, and decides to make the change to control those desires in the future.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from "The Secret History of Wonder Woman" (Jill Lapore, 2014).

[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
Please Ring This Bell for Janitor
Genre
humor
Characters
Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

[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
Say, Jeff! How come you never got married?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Tommy Holmes (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hits the Bull's Eye Every Time! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[The Genie and the Tramp] (Table of Contents: 8)

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: 9) (Expand) /

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

Pound the Ivories, Pal! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Martin Naydel [as mn] (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel [as mn] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Curt Ronald (introduction); Barry Brown Band (introduction for all)
Synopsis
Curt Ronald had a powerful ambition: to play the piano in the Barry Brown Band. For a while, his ambition seemed pretty tough to satisfy, until the Flash stepped in.

Captain Tootsie and Trouble "A-Head" (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The World of Timothy Wiggins] (Table of Contents: 12)

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
Characters
Timothy Wiggins

Indexer Notes

Story title from table of contents.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Black Dragoons (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

It Happened to Joe! (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall [as Charles King] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Headstrong Heads (Table of Contents: 16)

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
Synopsis
Green Lantern and Doiby are drawn into a dimension where everyone has two heads: one good and one evil.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Wonder House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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. The Battle of Desires
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. ["Please Ring This Bell for Janitor"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  6. 5. ["Say, Jeff! How come you never got married?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. Tommy Holmes
    Wheaties
  8. 7. Hits the Bull's Eye Every Time!
  9. 8. [The Genie and the Tramp]
    Foney Fairy Tales
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  11. 10. Pound the Ivories, Pal!
    The Flash
  12. 11. Captain Tootsie and Trouble "A-Head"
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  13. 12. [The World of Timothy Wiggins]
    Just a Story
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  15. 14. The Black Dragoons
    Hop Harrigan
  16. 15. It Happened to Joe!
  17. 16. The Headstrong Heads
    Green Lantern
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wonder House Products
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  20. 19. [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
  • Darci
  • Ramon Schenk
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