(January 1949)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-11-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Robert Kanigher (actual editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Girl Who Wanted to Be an Amazon! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Keywords
Golden lasso

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Girl Who Wanted to Be an Amazon! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Joye Murchison [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
SEN 93
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; Leslie M. Gresham (wealthy financier, introduction); Mrs. Gresham (introduction); Leslie M. Gresham, Jr. (the Gresham's daughter, introduction); Dr. Thomas (Mr. Gresham's doctor, introduction); a group of miners (introduction for all)
Synopsis
Financier Gresham raises his daughter to be a boy, so he won't let her accept a scholarship to Holliday College until Wonder Woman intervenes.
Keywords
Holliday College

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Jill Lapore, 2014); formerly credited to Robert Kanigher.

Henry Iba (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Star Spangled Comics; Flash Comics; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Dead Man's Chest! (Table of Contents: 5)

Lady Danger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Valerie Vaughn; Captain Jack Owens; Ann Owens; Lyle Baker (villain); Groot; Gary Grath; Krondarg
Synopsis
Valerie witnesses a sailor almost killed in a hit-and-run and then discovers that the sailor had supposedly died a year earlier.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kanigher credit per his bio info as published in Robin Snyder's The Comics #8, August 2001.

Story takes place November 19, 1948.

Gets the Bird! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Willy Nilly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Harry
Inks
Frank Harry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
OH32
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Five bucks for a dance! We're not going Betty!
Genre
humor
Characters
Willy Nilly; Betty

Indexer Notes

credits by Jerry Bails

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Anna Pavlova (Table of Contents: 11)

Wonder Women of History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W.W.45
Genre
biography
Characters
Anna Pavolova

Mystery Mine's Treasure (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The poor little shrimp is the most unfortunate...
Genre
non-fiction

Winged Wheels (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lee Goldsmith
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Secret Mine! (Table of Contents: 15)

Wildcat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
Art Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
SEN 89
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Gold Valley Gus; Whitey Dorr (villain)

Indexer Notes

Inker identification by Craig Delich.

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 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. The Girl Who Wanted to Be an Amazon!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Girl Who Wanted to Be an Amazon!
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. Henry Iba
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["For thrills..."]
    Star Spangled Comics; Flash Comics; Action Comics
  6. 5. The Dead Man's Chest!
    Lady Danger
  7. 6. Gets the Bird!
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  8. 7. ["Five bucks for a dance! We're not going Betty!"]
    Willy Nilly
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. Anna Pavlova
    Wonder Women of History
  13. 12. Mystery Mine's Treasure
    Ray-o-Vac
  14. 13. ["The poor little shrimp is the most unfortunate..."]
    Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop
  15. 14. Winged Wheels
  16. 15. The Secret Mine!
    Wildcat
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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