(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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[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)

Popsicle / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For thrills, action and adventure...

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

Rosati Accordions / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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)

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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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  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross