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Issue Details

Issue #104
Published February 1949
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 52
Editing Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Julius Schwartz (actual)

Cover Details - "The Flaming Darkness!"

Characters Hawkman
Genre superhero
Pencils Joe Kubert
Inks Joe Kubert

8 page Hawkman story "The Flaming Darkness!"

Characters Hawkman [Carter Hall]
Synopsis Hawkman discovers that a band of crooks is attempting to obtain top secret scientific information from the custodian of the science club to which Carter Hall belongs.
Genre superhero
Script John Broome?
Pencils Joe Kubert
Inks Joe Kubert
Notes Writer credit by Craig Delich 10/04; synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-19-07.

12 page Flash story "The Rival Flash!"

Characters The Flash [Jay Garrick] (origin recap); V: The Rival (I); Joan Williams.
Synopsis The Flash is captured and forced to breathe in the by-product of hard water gasses so that he loses his speed. His place is then to be taken by a mysterious masked Flash with criminal tendencies.
Genre superhero
Script John Broome
Pencils Carmine Infantino
Inks Bernard Sachs
Notes Credits by Craig Delich, updated 10/04, writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Next Flash appearances unpublished until Flash 205 (5/71) and Flash 214 (4/72). Synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-19-07.
Reprinted in Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #211 (December 1971); in Flash Archives, The (DC, 1996 series) #1

7 page Ghost Patrol story "The Case of the Painted Horse!"

Characters Ghost Patrol
Genre adventure; occult
Pencils Carmine Infantino?
Inks Bernard Sachs
Notes Credits by Craig Delich 10/04.

5 page Atom story "The Vanishing Lighthouse!"

Characters The Atom [Al Pratt].
Genre superhero
Script Arthur Adler
Pencils Paul Reinman
Inks Raul Reinman
Notes Inker credit by Craig Delich 12/07. Script credit from Roy Thomas on 16 November 2004.

7 page Black Canary story "Crime on Her Hands!"

Characters Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance.
Genre superhero
Script Robert Kanigher
Pencils Carmine Infantino
Inks Bernard Sachs
Notes Credits in Archive are wrong. Next appearances of Black Canary unpublished until DC Special #3(4-6/69) and Adventure Comics 399 (11/70).
Reprinted in Black Canary Archives (DC, 2001 series) #1 ([January] 2001)

Ma Nature's Curiousity Shop filler

Genre humor
Script Martin Naydel
Pencils \Martin Naydel
Inks Martin Naydel
Letters Martin Naydel
Notes Sequence added by Craig Delich 12-19-07 and is probably out of proper sequence.