(June 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-04-07
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 Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
?

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

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Return of the Centaurs! (Table of Contents: 2)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
FL 102
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis
While taking a horseback ride after attending a scientific convention, Carter and Shiera run into a group of living centaurs, who proceed to kidnap a noted scientist and take him to a hideout in an extinct volcano.

Indexer Notes

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

Another Run Scored in Keds! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

U. S. Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sabotage, Sweet Sabotage (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Flash and the Thorn-Stalk! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Job Number
CC28
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; The Thorn [Rose Canton] (villain)
Synopsis
Jay Garrick attempts to console Rose, the sister of the nefarious Thorn, who was believed drowned at sea, unaware that the two are one and the same!

Indexer Notes

Kubert pencils but not inks, which look like Giacoia.

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

Kellogg's Corn Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of Mystery Mountain! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Missing Messenger (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

This Tall Tale from Texas Is True! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The "Spectacular" Crimes (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
FL104
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Patrol [Slim; Fred; Pedro]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Winthrop Jrs. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

More Monkey Business (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Adventures of "Popsicle Pete" and Bob Feller (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Riddle of the Topaz Brooch! (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
FL104
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; Della Gorham; Alfred (Mrs. Gorham's nephew); Carno and his Masked Riders (villains, circus act); un-named druggist (villain, a fence for stolen goods)
Synopsis
Dropping in for an ice cream soda, Larry and Dinah discover the proprietor dead, and soon are visited by a gang of toughs determined to keep the pair from discovering the truth behind what has happened.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go ahead, big shot!
Genre
humor

Foiling the Lunatic's Revenge (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hawkman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  3. 2. The Return of the Centaurs!
    Hawkman
  4. 3. Another Run Scored in Keds!
    U. S. Keds
  5. 4. Sabotage, Sweet Sabotage
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  6. 5. The Flash and the Thorn-Stalk!
    The Flash
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes
  8. 7. The Secret of Mystery Mountain!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  9. 8. The Missing Messenger
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  10. 9. This Tall Tale from Texas Is True!
    Ray-o-Vac
  11. 10. The "Spectacular" Crimes
    The Ghost Patrol
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Winthrop Jrs.
  13. 12. More Monkey Business
  14. 13. The Adventures of "Popsicle Pete" and Bob Feller
    Popsicle Pete
  15. 14. The Riddle of the Topaz Brooch!
    The Black Canary
  16. 15. ["Go ahead, big shot!"]
    Ton o' Fun
  17. 16. Foiling the Lunatic's Revenge
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  19. 18. ["Look for them at your favorite newstand!"]
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Marchand
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Allen Ross