(June 1940)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1940-04-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant 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 the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 455007.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Johnny Thunder (inset); The Whip [Rod Gaynor] (inset); The Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset); Cliff Cornwall (inset)
Reprints:

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

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Case of the Drugged Olympic Athletes] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Wally Stevens (introduction); J. Edwin Dorn (villain, introduction); Maloney (villain, introduction); Jonsey (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
In order to uncover the head man behind a gambling operation at the Olympic Trials, Jay Garrick enters himself in the running events, and promptly sets world records in each!
Reprints:

The Witch (Table of Contents: 3)

King Standish / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The King [King Standish]; The Witch (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[Sheba, Queen of the Desert] (Table of Contents: 4)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Shelly] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Ione Craig; Major Brent; Shiek Abdullah (villain, death); Sheba (villain)
Synopsis:
While resting from their return trip from Alamut, Hawkman and Ione Craig are attacked by desert raiders, who take Ione captive to sell at the local slave market.
Reprints:

Robin Hood and His Merry Men (Table of Contents: 5)

Flash Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Rod Rian of the Sky Police / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Inks:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"The strangers would change one who is like us to a form like their own!!"
Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rod Rian

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

Flash Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[Tally Ho!] (Table of Contents: 9)

Johnny Thunderbolt / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Asch
Inks:
Stan Asch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder

[The War Material Smugglers] (Table of Contents: 10)

Cliff Cornwall / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Planet of the Metal Men, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jack Raymond; Sally Raymond; Tommy; Wee-Pee-I; Queen Ha; Zoopians

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

Superman Is on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

All-American Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Rosati Accordions / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Don Fuel and the Mystery Planet (Table of Contents: 15)

Flash "Picture Novelette" / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
science fiction

[The Kidnapping] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Whip / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Rod Gaynor]

Children's Crusade for Children (Table of Contents: 17)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Spencer Fireworks Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  3. 2. [The Case of the Drugged Olympic Athletes]
    The Flash
  4. 3. The Witch
    King Standish
  5. 4. [Sheba, Queen of the Desert]
    Hawkman
  6. 5. Robin Hood and His Merry Men
    Flash Comics Monthly Book Review
  7. 6. ["The strangers would change one who is like us to a form like their own!!"]
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Flash Stamps
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  10. 9. [Tally Ho!]
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  11. 10. [The War Material Smugglers]
    Cliff Cornwall
  12. 11. Planet of the Metal Men, Part 2
  13. 12. Superman Is on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  14. 13. ["For thrills, action and adventure..."]
    All-American Comics
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Rosati Accordions
  16. 15. Don Fuel and the Mystery Planet
    Flash "Picture Novelette"
  17. 16. [The Kidnapping]
    The Whip
  18. 17. Children's Crusade for Children
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Allen Ross
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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