(December 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Oddity: GL wears the power ring on his right hand.

[The Long Lost Son] (Table of Contents)

The Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Irene Miller; Mr. Blake; Mrs. Blake; Elias Strake (villain, introduction, lawyer); Tipper (villain, death); Tommy Blake [as Cub Brenner] (villain, reformed)
Synopsis:
Crooked lawyer Elias Strake convinces Cub Brenner to pose as the long-lost son of the Blakes in order to steal their fortune. But when Alan Scott hears Strake was involved in the reunion, he investigates as Green Lantern. When Cub has a change of heart, GL helps him turn the tables on Strake and confess his crimes. But the Blakes refuse to press charges against Cub because he really is their son Tommy Blake, as they confirmed from his scarred and mis-shapened hand.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting; green lantern; oath; power ring

Indexer Notes

Oddity: GL wears the power ring on his right hand on the splash page only. Letterer credit verified by Marty Nodell.

[The Red Tornado to the Rescue] (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:
humor; superhero; teen
Characters:
Scribbly Jibbet; Red Tornado [Ma Hunkel]; Dinky Jibbet; Sisty Hunkel; Tubb Torponi and his gang (Villain)
Synopsis:
The Red Tornado wipes up the Torponi mob, but when the Police Chief takes credit for the the kids rescue, Ma Hunkel decides the Red Tornado should tell him off in no uncertain terms.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 33-26-08.

[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 reprints.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat / comic story / 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; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[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 reprints.

[The Shooting Match] (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 3-2-08.

[The Monsters from the Mine] (Table of Contents)

The 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]; Professor Wilson; Mary James; Joe Morgan; Truck Tarbell; un-named "Emperor of America" (Intro; Death)
Synopsis:
In the midst of the Calvin College Sophomore picnic, the students are rounded up by a madman, a man who has learned how to transmute his will into any person's body and thus take control of them as his slaves.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Craig Delich & Jerry Bails (Nov. 2005). Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-26-08.

Rescue on Mars: Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Adventures in the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl H. Claudy (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Alan; Ted; Jack

Wings over Panama Part 2 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

[Waiting on an Investment] (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

The American Claimant (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; Cicero's Cat / comic story / 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; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[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 reprints.

[Little Tom's Trouble] (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. True writer/artist name [Cole] added by Craig Delich 3-2-08.

[The Wire-Cutters] (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 Long Lost Son]
    The Green Lantern
  3. 2. [The Red Tornado to the Rescue]
    Scribbly
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  7. 6. [The Shooting Match]
    Hop Harrigan
  8. 7. [The Monsters from the Mine]
    The Atom
  9. 8. Rescue on Mars: Part 2
    Adventures in the Unknown
  10. 9. Wings over Panama Part 2
    Jimmy Stone
  11. 10. [Waiting on an Investment]
    Popsicle Pete
  12. 11. The American Claimant
    All-American Comics Monthly Book review
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  16. 15. [Little Tom's Trouble]
    Ben Webster
  17. 16. [The Wire-Cutters]
    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