(April 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-02-09
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. On-sale date of February 11 in ad in Funny Folks (DC, 1946 series) #13.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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) /

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

The Rug People Rise Again! (Table of Contents: 3)

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
FL 100
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; Mrs. Duvane; Dr. Barnes
Synopsis
While showing off a beautiful Navajo rug to a party of invited friends, Carter Hall is shocked to suddenly see the figures on the rug spring to life and attempt to rob his guests!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Leo Johnson (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Death on the Speedway (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Images of Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash [Jay Garrick]; Dr. Maria Flura; Joan Williams; Professor Lexon (villain)
Synopsis
The Flash must solve the riddle of Dr. Maria Flura, an eminent scientist who wakes up one morning on death row and having no idea of how she got there...all of this, as Professor Lexon attempts to kill Jay Garrick to prevent him from discovering the truth about Dr. Flura.
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Keywords
The Secret City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit by Craig Delich.

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Driveway for Crime! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
OH26
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Mary James (mis-spelled Jennis)
Synopsis
Al and Mary get hit by a truck used to conceal getaway cars.

Indexer Notes

Penciller identification by Roy Thomas. Inker identification by Greg Sadowski.

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Haunted Man! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Job Number
FL 98
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]; Paul Blane; Norah Blane, the Ghost-Breaker; The Ghost Gangsters (villains); Muggs (villain); Basher (villain)
Synopsis
Norah Blane tries to convince Paul there aren't any ghosts, so he needn't be afraid of the Ghost Gangsters, but she needs the Ghost Patrol to help her do it.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Mystery on the Mountain (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Ray-o-Vac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Wild Goose Chase (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Corsage of Death (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL102
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; G.N. Lester (inventor); Van Nell (death); Duchess (villain)
Synopsis
Larry buys flowers from a flower girl near Dinah's shop, but has them taken away by the girl who gives them to another man, who promptly is killed. When Black Canary gets involved in the case, she discovers that the murdered man and an inventor have created a flashlight, termed the Photon Smasher, which hypercharges light rays and operates like a miniature atom smasher.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich. We formerly credited Joe Giella.

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

Hopeless Henry / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Up?
Genre
humor
Characters
Hopeless Henry

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

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Leave It to Binky / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Can you make little Lambert laugh?"]
    Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog
  4. 3. The Rug People Rise Again!
    Hawkman
  5. 4. Leo Johnson
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Death on the Speedway
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. The Images of Doom
    The Flash
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. Driveway for Crime!
    The Atom
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  11. 10. The Haunted Man!
    The Ghost Patrol
  12. 11. Mystery on the Mountain
    Ray-o-Vac
  13. 12. ["You'd have to be crazy..."]
    Comic Cavalcade
  14. 13. Wild Goose Chase
  15. 14. Corsage of Death
    The Black Canary
  16. 15. ["Up?"]
    Hopeless Henry
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Leave It to Binky
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jason Sacks
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
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