(September 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-07-07
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.


Hawkman Meets the "Foil" (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.8 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

Peril at High Tide! (Table of Contents: 3)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL 92
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; the Foil (villain)
Synopsis
A notorious criminal named the Foil is allowed to escape from prison so that the Feathered Furies can round up his entire gang. During an attempt to capture the felons, however, Hawkgirl believes that her partner has died in an explosion.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Eddie Stanky (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Package of Peril] (Table of Contents: 5)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino ?; George Storm ?
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL 92
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; The "Boss" (villain)
Synopsis
Johnny loses a package containing a stuffed owl that contains evidence that will convict a dangerous criminal, and, with the Black Canary, must try to retrieve it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Suggested George Storm pencils credit from Steven Rowe. Craig Delich states that George Storm never drew this feature, however. Delich suggested Irwin Hasen, then Carmine Infantino, as we originally had.

Story title from the Archives reprint. Thunderbolt does not appear in this story.

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

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

Knights Must Fall! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Wentworth
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL95
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Trapping a Bandit (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Al Pratt's Problem! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joe Greene
Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich. This feature formerly appeared in All-American Comics.

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

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
When Carson wants the Saturday afternoon opera--He gets it!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

The Overturned Canoe (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Bright Star Flashlight Battery / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Kid Goes Home (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

The Phantom Bell of the Bayous! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils
E. E. Hibbard
Inks
E. E. Hibbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC 23
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis
The Flash is confronted by a mysterious "ghost bell" destroyed 50 years earlier, but still ringing out death for members of the Craig family.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Parker Johns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Top Favorite! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The Gumps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hawkman Meets the "Foil"
    Hawkman
  2. 1. ["Da Dodo's havin' a party..."]
    Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog
  3. 2. Editorial Advisory Board
  4. 3. Peril at High Tide!
    Hawkman
  5. 4. Eddie Stanky
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [The Package of Peril]
    Johnny Thunder
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  8. 7. Knights Must Fall!
    The Ghost Patrol
  9. 8. Trapping a Bandit
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  10. 9. Al Pratt's Problem!
    The Atom
  11. 10. ["When Carson wants the Saturday afternoon opera--He gets it!"]
    Ton o' Fun
  12. 11. The Overturned Canoe
    Bright Star Flashlight Battery
  13. 12. The Kid Goes Home
  14. 13. The Phantom Bell of the Bayous!
    The Flash
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Parker Johns
  16. 15. Top Favorite!
    The Gumps
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross