(October 1940)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

In this issue, Scribbly makes an advertizing plug for All-Star Comics #2. However, this plug curiously appears on the "All-American Stamp Page" instead of next to the cover reproduction elsewhere in the issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Reprints:

[The Insurance Racket] (Table of Contents)

The Green Lantern / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Dellon] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Dellon] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Nodell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott; also as Mr. Titus]; Joe Prentiss (death); Mrs. Hodges; Mr. Hodges; Slade (villain, introduction, death); Wolfe (villain, lawyer)
Synopsis:
After a man Alan Scott saves from a near hit-and-run dies under mysterious circumstances, Green Lantern uncovers a gambling ring run by a man named Slade where those in debt are made to take out insurance policies and sign them over to Slade, before they meet untimely ends. By posing as a gambler who runs up a large debt, Green Lantern scares a confession out of Slade's lawyer, then confronts Slade himself, but Slade falls into the deathtrap he plans for the hero.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green lantern (called the lamp of power); oath; power ring

Introducing the Mighty Atom (Table of Contents)

The Mighty Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill O'Connor (signed)
Pencils:
Ben Flinton (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Sansone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt] (intro, origin); Mary James; Joe Morgan
Synopsis:
Poor little Al Pratt, dubbed "Atom Al" by his friends, meets up with a fight trainer that agrees to help him build up his body to help deal with bullies who harrass him. But it proves of better use when Mary is kidnapped.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Craig Delich & Jerry Bails (Nov. 2005). The Atom does NOT appear in uniform in this story. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-35-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / Cicero's Cat / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisybelle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Inks:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gene Byrnes

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Daisybelle

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint.

[The Payroll Robbers] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-1-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L. Ripley
Inks:
Robert L. Ripley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert L. Ripley

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint.

[On the Side of the Enemy] (Table of Contents)

Gary Concord the Ultra-Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Gary Concord

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-1-08.

Introducing Luke McLuke (Table of Contents)

Popsicle Pete / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pete; Luke McLuke (Intro)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L. Ripley
Inks:
Robert L. Ripley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert L. Ripley

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint.

Murder in the Classroom Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (spot illo)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (spot illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

[Briar Disappears] (Table of Contents)

Ben Webster / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Edwin Alger] (signed)
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Edwin Alger] (signed)
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Edwin Alger] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ben Webster

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint. Writer/artist's true name [Cole] added by Craig Delich 3-1-08.

Roughing It in the Bush (Table of Contents)

All-American Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisybelle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Inks:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gene Byrnes

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Daisybelle

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / Cicero's Cat / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[Sisty and Dinky Are Kidnapped] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
adventure; humor; teen
Characters:
Scribbly Jibbet; Sisty Hunkel; Dinky Jibbet; Ma Hunkel

[The Booby-Trapped Bridge] (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel?
Pencils:
William Smith
Inks:
William Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Lantern
  2. 1. [The Insurance Racket]
    The Green Lantern
  3. 2. Introducing the Mighty Atom
    The Mighty Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff / Cicero's Cat
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  7. 6. [The Payroll Robbers]
    Hop Harrigan
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  9. 8. [On the Side of the Enemy]
    Gary Concord the Ultra-Man
  10. 9. Introducing Luke McLuke
    Popsicle Pete
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  12. 11. Murder in the Classroom Part 3
    Jimmy Stone
  13. 12. [Briar Disappears]
    Ben Webster
  14. 13. Roughing It in the Bush
    All-American Comics Monthly Book Review
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff / Cicero's Cat
  18. 17. [Sisty and Dinky Are Kidnapped]
    Scribbly
  19. 18. [The Booby-Trapped Bridge]
    Red, White and Blue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes