(February 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-12-08
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Black Canary / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Jay Garrick]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; The Hawkman (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black Canary awarded her own feature.

Inker credit by Craig Delich. Credit in Black Canary Archives is wrong.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Timeless City! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL96
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; the Black Templar (villain)
Synopsis
From out of deep, dark recesses of time comes the Black Templar, who takes an entire city hostage and challenges the Flash to battle.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, verified by Martin O'Hearn.

"Chick" Davies (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Huntress of the Highway! (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
FL96
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance (introduction, boyfriend, private detective)
Synopsis
Black Canary must help Larry in his quest to discover why trucks keep disappearing on the Franklin Turnpike.
Reprints

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

Millie an' Billie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Millie! Will you please go to the store for me?
Genre
humor
Characters
Millie; Billie

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich.

Mickey Marvel (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Ghostly Ghost Breakers! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Job Number
FL100
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghost Patrol [Pedro; Fred; Slim]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Funny Stuff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

How to Stop (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Tips on Expert Roller Skating; Winchester Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Carnival of Crime! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Brad Trask Outwits the Law (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

The Kilroys / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Riddle of the Clown (Table of Contents: 16)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
FL98
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; the Ghost [Jim Craddock] (villain)
Synopsis
Hawkman must decipher the meaning of a cryptic four line puzzle, or Hawkgirl will dies at the hands of the Ghost. In the process, he uses a "Hawkoscope", his hand-held version of an X-ray machine, to try and determine the true identity of the Ghost.
Reprints
Keywords
Hawkoscope

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Credit Sales Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Canary
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["You'll love Streak the Wonder Dog!"]
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. The Timeless City!
    The Flash
  5. 4. "Chick" Davies
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Huntress of the Highway!
    Black Canary
  7. 6. ["Millie! Will you please go to the store for me?"]
    Millie an' Billie
  8. 7. Mickey Marvel
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  9. 8. ["You'd have to be crazy..."]
    Comic Cavalcade
  10. 9. The Ghostly Ghost Breakers!
    Ghost Patrol
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Funny Stuff
  12. 11. How to Stop
    Tips on Expert Roller Skating; Winchester Skates
  13. 12. Carnival of Crime!
    The Atom
  14. 13. Brad Trask Outwits the Law
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Kilroys
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. Riddle of the Clown
    Hawkman
  18. 17. ["Boys and girls! --- The Junior Justice Society of America is back in operation!!"]
    All-Star Comics; The Junior Justice Society of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Credit Sales Company
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross