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Issue Details

Issue #9
Published September 1942
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 68
Editing M C Gaines (managing) Sheldon Mayer (editor), Ted Udall (assistant)
Notes assistant editor dates approximate

Cover Details

Characters Wonder Woman; the real Diana Prince
Genre superhero
Pencils H. G. Peter
Inks H. G. Peter
Notes assistant editor dates approximate
Reprinted in Wonder Woman Archives (DC, 1998 series) #1

13 page Wonder Woman story "The Return of Diana Prince"

Characters Wonder Woman; Diana Prince White; Dan White (intro, her husband); The World Peace Society (villains); Agent X; Dr. Cue (Intro for all); Steve Trevor; Etta Candy
Genre superhero
Script William Moulton Marston
Pencils Harry G. Peter (signed)
Inks Harry G. Peter
Notes Costume change: first issue in which Wonder Woman wears shorts.
Reprinted in Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #217 (April-May 1975); in Wonder Woman Archives (DC, 1998 series) #1

8 page Black Pirate story "The Kidnapping of the King's Son"

Characters Jon Valor; Justin Valor; Henry IV, King of France; James VI, King of Scotland and his son (Charles); Duval; two jesters
Genre period
Script Gardner Fox
Pencils Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks Sheldon Moldoff

7 page Mr. Terrific story "The Fall of Ferret McGee"

Characters Mr. Terrific; Wanda Wilson; Ferret McGee (Intro, villain); Miss Joy
Genre superhero
Script Charles Reizenstein (signed)
Pencils Chuck Winter [ghosting for Hal Sharp]
Inks Chuck Winter [ghosting for Hal Sharp]
Notes credits by Jerry Bails

4 page O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct story "I Been Robbed!"

Characters John O'Malley; Big Dip and Little Dipper (Intro; two pickpockets); Everett Fufenstuff, Jr.
Genre detective
Script Irwin Hasen (signed)
Pencils Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks Irwin Hasen

9 page Gay Ghost story "Circus of Sabotage"

Characters Gay Ghost; The Japanese; the Nazis; Oscar Blatz; Deborah Wallace
Synopsis Armed Japanese soldiers are attacking towns in the American midwest.
Genre superhero
Script Gardner Fox
Pencils Howard Purcell
Inks Howard Purcell

2 page Hal Mason text story "Gang Doctor (Part 2)"

Genre crime
Script Evelyn Gaines
Letters typeset
Notes Hal Mason

6 page Little Boy Blue story "The Hi-Jack Painting Company"

Characters Little Boy Blue; Toughy; Tubby; The Hi-Jack Painting Co. (Intro); Dan Rogers
Genre superhero; children
Script Bill Finger
Pencils Jon L. Blummer
Inks Jon L. Blummer
Notes Writer credit by Jerry Bails & Craig Delich (Dec. 2005).

10 page Wildcat story "Crime On Skis"

Characters Wildcat; Stretch Skinner; Ricco Donnato (villian, intro); Joan Fortune; Charles Dupless
Genre superhero
Script Bill Finger?
Pencils Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks Irwin Hasen