(October 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-08-06
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.


The Case of the Vanished Year! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Moe Worthman
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

[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)

The Case of the Vanished Year! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Moe Worthman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AF32B
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]
Synopsis
In his search for a scientist-friend who has disappeared, Flash suddenly finds himself transported back one year into the past.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Ton o' Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What shall I do? Charge him for where he's going to sit...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

Harry Brecheen (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Box Car Bandit (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cruise into Danger! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich. We formerly credited inks to Joe Giella.

Crack Engineers (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Cotton-Top Katie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert [as Harrielle] (signed)
Inks
Harry Lampert [as Harielle] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning, dear teacher...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Cotton-Top Katie

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

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

The Map That Wasn't There! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Job Number
FL94
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Thunderbolt; Peachy Pet; Jackie (villain)
Synopsis
When Johnny receives a pie in the mail containing a live black canary, he follows it right into the midst of criminals who have captured the Black Canary. Johnny is unaware, however, that the pie contained a map, which could lead the criminals to hidden charity funds that had been stolen.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Giella inks credit per Craig Delich. We previously credited Bob Oksner.

Candy Arm (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Ghost (Table of Contents: 13)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL93
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; the Gentleman Ghost [Jim Craddock] (introduction)
Synopsis
A series of baffling robberies bring the Feathered Furies into direct confrontation with their newest adversary: the Ghost. The question is: is he REALLY a ghost?
Reprints

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

Plastic Crafters / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

A Date with Judy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the Vanished Year!
    The Flash
  2. 1. ["Boy! Dis sure is a swell story!"]
    Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog
  3. 2. Editorial Advisory Board
  4. 3. The Case of the Vanished Year!
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["What shall I do? Charge him for where he's going to sit..."]
    Ton o' Fun
  6. 5. Harry Brecheen
    Wheaties
  7. 6. The Case of the Box Car Bandit
    The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  8. 7. Cruise into Danger!
    Ghost Patrol
  9. 8. Crack Engineers
    Columbia
  10. 9. ["Good morning, dear teacher..."]
    Cotton-Top Katie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  12. 11. The Map That Wasn't There!
    Johnny Thunder
  13. 12. Candy Arm
  14. 13. The Ghost
    Hawkman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Plastic Crafters
  16. 15. ["Hi, gang!"]
    A Date with Judy
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross