(August 1946)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-06-10
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]; Joan Williams; 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)

Help! (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Jewels and Fools! (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
When the Three Dimwits take on the job of training tigers, the Fastest Man Alive soon discovers that the owner's the big time jewel thief he has been looking for.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Tenderfoot: His Feet Weren't So Tender (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

"P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stan Hack (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Slug Is Shot (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Trapping the Hijackers! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / 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
Rockhead, our prehistoric hero, has another new invention...
Genre
humor
Characters
Rockhead McWizzard

Indexer Notes

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

Wow! See the Keen Comic Buttons on That Kid's Hat! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Johnny the Editor] (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

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

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
No, thanks, I'll wait for you silent partner!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags. Added by Craig Delich.

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

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

Hits the Bull's-Eye Every Time! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Cha-La and Chinchilla (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Robinson
Letters
typeset

The Silent Sound! (Table of Contents: 15)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]
Synopsis
Hawkman investigates a whistle that, once blown, freezes human beings with a high-pitched frequency.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Bendix Coaster Brake / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Gahoon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Four Against the Sea (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / 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. Help!
  4. 3. Jewels and Fools!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Tenderfoot: His Feet Weren't So Tender
    "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. Stan Hack
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Slug Is Shot
    The Ghost Patrol
  8. 7. Trapping the Hijackers!
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  9. 8. ["Rockhead, our prehistoric hero, has another new invention..."]
    Rockhead McWizzard
  10. 9. Wow! See the Keen Comic Buttons on That Kid's Hat!
    Kellogg's Pep
  11. 10. [Johnny the Editor]
    Johnny Thunder
  12. 11. ["No, thanks, I'll wait for you silent partner!"]
    Ton o' Fun
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  14. 13. Hits the Bull's-Eye Every Time!
  15. 14. Cha-La and Chinchilla
  16. 15. The Silent Sound!
    Hawkman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Bendix Coaster Brake
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Gahoon
  19. 18. Four Against the Sea
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
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