(July 1940)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Attention! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

All-American Comics; The Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Metal Disintegrator] (Table of Contents: 3)

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]; Jimmie Dolan (introduction); Mr. Smith (inventor, introduction); Belle Smith (Smith's daughter, introduction); Black Mike (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
An inventor and his daughter are kidnapped by a ruthless criminal in order to obtain control of the inventor's metal dissolving machine.
Reprints:

[The Witch and the Lawyer] (Table of Contents: 4)

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.

[The Statue That Came to Life] (Table of Contents: 5)

The 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]; Shiera Sanders; Boris Nickaloff (villain, introduction, death); Czar (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Hawkman must defeat a seemingly unbeatable foe when a sculptor finds a way to bring statues to life!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (Table of Contents: 6)

Flash Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

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

Baltimore Fireworks / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[The Gorilla] (Table of Contents: 8)

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:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rod Rian

The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Rosati Accordions / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[The Mystery Woman] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Indexer Notes

Johnny wears a uniform in this issue.

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[The Clue Criminal] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Leonard Sansone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Cornwall

Indexer Notes

Script and inks credits by Craig Delich. Inks credit confirmed by Jerry Bails and Sheldon Moldoff.

Planet of the Metal Men, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

Circus Curse (Table of Contents: 17)

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:
adventure

[The San Creso Mine] (Table of Contents: 18)

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]

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

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Home Recording Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hawkman
  2. 1. Attention!
    All-American Comics; The Green Lantern
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  4. 3. [The Metal Disintegrator]
    The Flash
  5. 4. [The Witch and the Lawyer]
    King Standish
  6. 5. [The Statue That Came to Life]
    The Hawkman
  7. 6. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
    Flash Comics Monthly Book Review
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Baltimore Fireworks
  9. 8. [The Gorilla]
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  10. 9. The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Rosati Accordions
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  13. 12. [The Mystery Woman]
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  14. 13. [The Clue Criminal]
    Cliff Cornwall
  15. 14. Planet of the Metal Men, Part 3
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Flash Stamps
  18. 17. Circus Curse
    Flash "Picture Novelette"
  19. 18. [The San Creso Mine]
    The Whip
  20. 19. ["For thrills and adventure..."]
    All-Star Comics
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Home Recording Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Allen Ross