(August 1948)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-06-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
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.


Crime in Costume! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; 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) /

Sensation Comics; Star Spangled Comics; All-American Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Crime in Costume! (Table of Contents: 3)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
FL104
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]
Synopsis
Carter and Shiera get invitations to a masquerade party and are asked to come in costume: the costumes of the Winged Wonders!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Hawkman wears a new mask beginning with this issue, a cowl without feathers.

Bob Elliott (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Nick of Time at the Midget Auto Races (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mystery of the Million Dollars! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Job Number
FL103
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams
Synopsis
While walking home from the theatre one evening, Jay and Joan are stopped on the street, given a roll of one thousand $1000 bills, and told to spend it in twelve hours!

Indexer Notes

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

The Man with the Purple Hand (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Marked for Danger! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Job Number
FL 105
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Patrol [Fred; Slim; Pedro]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

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

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

Terror Rides the Rails! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Jane Wilson
Synopsis
The Atom fights a gang of saboteurs who are trying to take over a small railroad.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Atom's new costume, designed by Carmine Infantino.

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spelunkers (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Byzantine Black! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Job Number
FL 106
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; Roger Steele (a millionaire); Miss Elaine (villain, niece of Roger Steele)
Synopsis
Black Canary discovers that a valuable stamp, hundreds of years old, is connected with her florist shop suddenly becoming a front for a grocery store. When she and Larry investigate the matter, they find that they must prevent a second attempt to kill the owner of the stamp.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits per Craig Delich. We previously credited the pencils to Bob Oksner and the inks to Joe Giella.

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Strange As It Seems (Table of Contents: 16)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Crime in Costume!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["For thrills and action read..."]
    Sensation Comics; Star Spangled Comics; All-American Comics
  4. 3. Crime in Costume!
    Hawkman
  5. 4. Bob Elliott
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Nick of Time at the Midget Auto Races
    Old Nick
  7. 6. Mystery of the Million Dollars!
    The Flash
  8. 7. The Man with the Purple Hand
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. Marked for Danger!
    The Ghost Patrol
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  11. 10. Terror Rides the Rails!
    The Atom
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  13. 12. Spelunkers
  14. 13. The Byzantine Black!
    The Black Canary
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen
  17. 16. Strange As It Seems
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross