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Issue Details

Issue #16
Published August-September 1946
Cover Price 0.15
Pages 76
Editing Sheldon Mayer (editor) , Julius Schwartz, Robert Kanigher (story editors)

Cover Details

Characters The Flash; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern.
Genre superhero
Pencils Everett E. Hibbard
Inks Everett E. Hibbard

13 page Wonder Woman story "The Battle of Desires"

Characters Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Don Elliot; Paula von Gunther; Vittono Fair; Ellen Fair; Malcolm Elliot; Mary Elliot.
Synopsis Badly beaten by his father for destroying public property, delinquent Don Elliot is taken by Wonder Woman to Paula's lab to confront the wrong desires within him, and decides to make the change to control those desires in the future.
Genre superhero
Script William Moulton Marston (signed as Charles Moulton)
Pencils Harry G. Peter (signed as H. G. Peter)
Inks Harry G. Peter (signed as H. G. Peter)
Notes Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-3-09.

4 page Foney Fairy Tales story "Oswald the Ogre"

Characters Oswald
Genre humor
Script Ed Wheelan
Pencils Ed Wheelan
Inks Ed Wheelan
Letters Ed Wheelan
Notes Credits by Craig Delich, updated 8/04 and 9-3-09.

13 page The Flash story "Pound the Ivories, Pal"

Characters The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Curt Ronald.
Synopsis Curt Ronald had a powerful ambition: to play the piano in the Barry Brown Band. For a while, his ambition seemed pretty tough to satisfy, until the Flash stepped in.
Genre superhero
Script Gardner F. Fox
Pencils Martin Naydel
Inks Martin Naydel
Notes Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-3-09.

8 page Just a Story story "The Tale of Timothy Wiggins"

Characters Timothy Wiggins
Genre adventure
Script Howard Purcell
Pencils Howard Purcell
Inks Howard Purcell

12 page Hop Harrigan story "The Black Dragoons"

Characters Hop Harrigan
Genre aviation
Script Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Pencils Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Letters Jon L. Blummer
Notes Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 9-3-09.

13 page Green Lantern story "The Headstrong Heads"

Characters The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles.
Synopsis Green Lantern and Doiby are drawn into a dimension where everyone has two heads: one good and one evil.
Genre superhero
Script Alfred Bester?
Pencils Paul Reinman
Inks Paul Reinman
Notes Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-3-09.

1 page Mutt and Jeff filler

Characters Mutt; Jeff.
Genre humor
Script Al Smith (signed as Bud Fisher)
Pencils Al Smith (signed as Bud Fisher)
Inks Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]
Letters Al Smith
Notes Newspaper reprints. Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 9-3-09. This sequence is out of proper order.