(May 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-03-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
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.


Destined for Disaster (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Big Red (a hawk); The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)
Reprints

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Dodo, what are you doin'?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Twelve Jurors on Trial! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils
E. E. Hibbard (credited)
Inks
E. E. Hibbard (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AF31(A)
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Fred Handy (death)
Synopsis
Fred Handy is convicted and sentenced to death for a murder he claims he didn't do, and threatens to kill the jurors who condemned him to death. The Flash is just as shocked as the jurors when Handy apparently carries out his threat from the grave!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Rudy York (Table of Contents: 4)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Pokey Joe's Secret Weapon (Table of Contents: 5)

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

[Can Opener] (Table of Contents: 6)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
DLDOH5 (J.T.)
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Peachy Pet; Mildred Thunder

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich. Harry pencils credit per Craig Delich and Roy Thomas. We previously credited Irwin Hasen. Sachs inks credit per Delich. We previously credited Irwin Hasen.

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

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Three Brothers in Crime! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Job Number
FL82
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Pedro; Slim]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Atom's Rest Cure! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Greene ?
Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak [as Kozlak] (signed)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak [as Kozlak] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
OH 3
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Mary James; un-named thugs (villains)
Synopsis
After engaging in a rather strenuous fight with some thugs, the Atom just wants to spend the night resting, but Mary James, just voted the most popular senior at Calvin College, wants him to go out with her on a date to spend the prize money. Exhausted, Al and Mary are dancing when two thugs come in to rob everyone. As the Mighty Mite, he expends the last of his energy battling the crooks, then, as Al Pratt, falls asleep at a table!
Keywords
Calvin College

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

A Fish Story (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Rhodes (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Destined for Disaster (Table of Contents: 12)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak (signed)
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL79
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Mac Vickers; Maude Gleeson; Elva; Jim Parker
Synopsis
Hawkman must solve the enigma of four people who are strongly affected by the melody of a song.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Post's Grape-Nuts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nobody can stop the Justice Society of America...

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Wrong-Way Touchdown (Well, Almost!) (Table of Contents: 15)

Famous Sport Flops; Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Destined for Disaster
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Hey, Dodo, what are you doin'?"]
    Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog
  4. 3. Twelve Jurors on Trial!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Rudy York
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Pokey Joe's Secret Weapon
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  7. 6. [Can Opener]
    Johnny Thunder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  9. 8. Three Brothers in Crime!
    The Ghost Patrol
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  11. 10. The Atom's Rest Cure!
    The Atom
  12. 11. A Fish Story
  13. 12. Destined for Disaster
    Hawkman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Post's Grape-Nuts
  15. 14. ["Nobody can stop the Justice Society of America..."]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  16. 15. The Wrong-Way Touchdown (Well, Almost!)
    Famous Sport Flops; Thom McAn
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
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