(May 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-03-08
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.


The Golden Flash! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
Jack Adler ?
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) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Golden Flash! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
FL 102
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Golden Flash (villain)
Synopsis
A notorious gangster steals a strange belt, and when the Flash tries to apprehend the criminal, he touches the belt and turns both of them into gold!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit confirmed by Martin O'Hearn; art credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Nick of Time (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

An Orchid for the Deceased! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Black Canary / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
FL 101
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; Andrew Masters (death); Miss Masters (villain, daughter of the deceased)
Synopsis
Larry moves his office into Dinah's flower shop and his first case involves the order of a rare black orchid. However, when Black Canary follows up the delivery of this flower, she is charged with the murder of wealthy Andrew Masters, whose life she once saved at Gargoyle Lake.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Miss Masters poses as a fake Black Canary in the story.

Roping the Runaway Driver (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Mystery of the Smiling Billboard! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Bob Oksner ?; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
OH27
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Ranger Rescue (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Dark Adventure! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Job Number
FL 102
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Patrol [Pedro; Slim; Fred]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

The Secret That Saved the Sandlot (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Shooting in the Dark (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome [as John Osgood] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Terror under Glass! (Table of Contents: 14)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL 101
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis
When Shiera comes home with a strange crystal ball that suddenly reveals the impending murder of Hawkman and Hawkgirl, the Feathered Furies decide it's time to see the antique shop owner about it.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Golden Flash!
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Golden Flash!
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Nick of Time
    Old Nick
  6. 5. An Orchid for the Deceased!
    The Black Canary
  7. 6. Roping the Runaway Driver
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  8. 7. Mystery of the Smiling Billboard!
    The Atom
  9. 8. Ranger Rescue
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  10. 9. The Dark Adventure!
    The Ghost Patrol
  11. 10. The Secret That Saved the Sandlot
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. ["Bah! Every time I take a shower..."]
    Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog
  14. 13. Shooting in the Dark
  15. 14. Terror under Glass!
    Hawkman
  16. 15. ["Oooh what you'll be missing..."]
    All-American Comics
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Charles Henebry
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross