(June 1949)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1949-04-18
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 Secret of the Human Sphinx (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman
Reprints

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of the Modern Sphinx! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter [as H. G. Peter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Wroten; Margaret Wroten

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Rogo Spy Gang (Intro, villains); Phil Cary; Mary Cary; Helen Cary; Steve Trevor; Capt. Jack Lane
Synopsis
Mary Smith is going to be executed for murder unless someone can turn up and tell her who she really is. Or Wonder Woman could use her lasso, but it's missing.

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

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Funny Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It has been estimated that there have been more...
Genre
non-fiction

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Mystery of Cell 17! (Table of Contents: 6)

Wildcat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Peddy ?
Inks
Arthur Peddy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildcat; Stretch Skinner; Handley; Silt; Wolf; Creeps

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jerry Bails. End of series. Next appearance in The Brave and the Bold #62.

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

Chip / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's pick up Chip...
Genre
humor; teen

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

Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lightning Speed... Heroic Deed! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Willy Nilly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Willy! Be a dear and pick up my new dress...
Genre
humor
Characters
Willy Nilly; Betty

Indexer Notes

credits from Jerry Bails

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Out of the Gag-Bag / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Silly Sally says...
Genre
humor

Mirror Reflections (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry ?
Inks
Raymond Perry ?
Colors
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
History of mirrors

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

Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A duck has more feathers than a chicken!
Genre
non-fiction; nature

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

Listerine Tooth Paste / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Adventure of the Shipwrecked Pirates (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The House of a Thousand Secrets! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Emil Gershwin
Inks
Emil Gershwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Valerie Vaughn; Gary Grath; Mr. Sparkes; Needles Rawson (villain)

Indexer Notes

credits by Jerry Bails

Ruining the Ransom Plan (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

The Forest Rangers (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of the Human Sphinx
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  3. 2. The Secret of the Modern Sphinx!
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  5. 4. ["It has been estimated that there have been more..."]
    Funny Facts
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Mystery of Cell 17!
    Wildcat
  8. 7. ["Let's pick up Chip..."]
    Chip
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia
  10. 9. Lightning Speed... Heroic Deed!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  11. 10. ["Willy! Be a dear and pick up my new dress..."]
    Willy Nilly
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  13. 12. ["Silly Sally says..."]
    Out of the Gag-Bag
  14. 13. Mirror Reflections
  15. 14. ["A duck has more feathers than a chicken!"]
    Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Listerine Tooth Paste
  17. 16. Adventure of the Shipwrecked Pirates
    Ray-o-Vac
  18. 17. The House of a Thousand Secrets!
    Lady Danger
  19. 18. Ruining the Ransom Plan
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  20. 19. The Forest Rangers
    Popsicle Pete
  21. 20. ["You'll find this sure-fire brand..."]
    Western Comics; All-American Western; Dale Evans Comics
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
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