(December 1947-January 1948)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Introducing "The Fiddler" (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Moe Worthman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; the Fiddler [Isaac Bowin]

Indexer Notes

Cover taken from splash of the third Flash story. Inker credit by Craig Delich.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Amazing Star Sapphire! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Moe Worthman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AF34B

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Dr. Maria Flura; Star Sapphire (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Flash and Dr. Flura are seeming found dead in the streets, but later are discovered to be in a state of suspended animation. Suddenly, Star Sapphire appears to challenge the Flash (in a dream state) to a battle royale, with the preservation of the Earth as the stakes. Unfortunately for the Fastest Man Alive, he has only two minutes to beat her before he dies!
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Daily Bugle

Indexer Notes

The deaths of the Flash and Dr. Flura are announced in The Daily Bugle.

Bert La Brucherie (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of "The Web-Footed Burglar" (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Crime, Incorporated! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
John Broome ?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AF31C

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Thinker [Clifford Devoe] (villain)
Synopsis:
Flash's arch-foe, the Thinker, escapes from prison and forms a new crime syndicate, whose success depends on the pooling of the right talent in perfect harmony with each other. When the Scarlet Speedster attempts to infiltrate the organization, he unwittingly reveals his identity, a near fatal mistake!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

An Apple a Day -- (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Grant (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Junior Jim (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Lucky to Be a Yankee / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Does that mean it's ready, Mom?"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor

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

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Duet of Danger! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Moe Worthman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AF33B

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; The Fiddler [Isaac Bowin] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A new villain named the Fiddler discovers a novel way of stopping the Fastest Man Alive: with the sounds emanating from his fiendish violin!
Reprints:

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

Lifebuoy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Boys and girls! --- The Junior Justice Society of America is back in operation!!"] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

How Just Two Words Turned Mac Into a He-Man! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing "The Fiddler"
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Amazing Star Sapphire!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Bert La Brucherie
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Case of "The Web-Footed Burglar"
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  6. 5. Crime, Incorporated!
    The Flash
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  9. 8. An Apple a Day --
  10. 9. Junior Jim
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Lucky to Be a Yankee
  12. 11. ["Does that mean it's ready, Mom?"]
    Ton o' Fun
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  14. 13. Duet of Danger!
    The Flash
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Lifebuoy
  16. 15. ["Boys and girls! --- The Junior Justice Society of America is back in operation!!"]
    All-Star Comics
  17. 16. How Just Two Words Turned Mac Into a He-Man!
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed