(January 1941)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
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

This issue has variants.


[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:

[Fix the Fight Game] (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; Tyler (radio announcer); Kid McKay (prize fighter); Mary McKay; Mark Karaste (villain); Brute Nolan (villain, champion prize fighter)
Synopsis:
After Green Lantern stops two attempts on prize-fighter "Kid" McKay's life, mobsters working for Mark Karaste kidnap Kid's wife Mary to force him to take a dive in the big fight. Green Lantern convinces the Kid to go ahead with the fight, taking a dive in the last round if he has to, while GL looks for Mary. He finds Mary and gets her to the arena in time so Kid can knock out the champ before the bell, while he corrals Karaste and gets a confession from him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting; green lantern (called the green lamp); power ring

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Capitol City. Oddity: a crook was destroyed when he placed GL's power ring on his finger. Letterer credit verified by Marty Nodell.

[Search for the Red Tornado] (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:
Red Tornado [Ma Hunkel]; Scribbly Jibbet; Sisty Hunkel; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis:
Scribbly's newspaper editor, knowing that the Red Tornado operates solely in the neighborhood, assigned Scribbly to try and get a drawing made of the hero so that his paper could get a scoop over the other newspapers in town.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-26-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not / cartoon / 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.

["Whatya mean e'gypt ya?"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.67 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1935-12-08

[Alarmed by Clock] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1935-12-08

["Whatcha cuttin' such a big hole in the ice for, Cicero?"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1936-02-02

[Whistling Tea Kettle] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1936-02-02

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisybelle / comic story / 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.

[Secret on the Mountain] (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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Hop Harrigan (spot illo)

Indexer Notes

Writer/artist credits added by Craig Delich 3-2-08.

[Truckers' War] (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]; Mr. Tarbell; Truck Tarbell; Joe Morgan; Mary James; Lefty Lou Albano (villain)
Synopsis:
The Atom decides to help out a fellow student's father, who is being forced to pay protection money to racketeers.
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 3 (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

Crime, Inc. Part 1 (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

Officer O'Toole (Table of Contents)

Popsicle Pete / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pete; Officer O'Toole

The Prince and the Pauper (Table of Contents)

All-American Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisybelle / comic story / 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.

["Eggs are forty cents a dozen..."] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.67 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1936-04-05

[Catching a Fish with Her Tail] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1936-04-05

["I'm sorry I upset you, lady - I'll settle for those eggs in the morning..."] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1938-01-05

[Hitching a Ride] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1938-01-05

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not / cartoon / 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.

[The Gold Mine Stock] (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 credit [Cole] added by Craig Delich 3-2-08.

[The Mining Accidents] (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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Lantern
  2. 1. [Fix the Fight Game]
    The Green Lantern
  3. 2. [Search for the Red Tornado]
    Scribbly
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  5. 4. ["Whatya mean e'gypt ya?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  6. 5. [Alarmed by Clock]
    Cicero's Cat
  7. 6. ["Whatcha cuttin' such a big hole in the ice for, Cicero?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. [Whistling Tea Kettle]
    Cicero's Cat
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  10. 9. [Secret on the Mountain]
    Hop Harrigan
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation
  12. 11. [Truckers' War]
    The Atom
  13. 12. Rescue on Mars: Part 3
    Adventures in the Unknown
  14. 13. Crime, Inc. Part 1
    Jimmy Stone
  15. 14. Officer O'Toole
    Popsicle Pete
  16. 15. The Prince and the Pauper
    All-American Comics Monthly Book Review
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  18. 17. ["Eggs are forty cents a dozen..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  19. 18. [Catching a Fish with Her Tail]
    Cicero's Cat
  20. 19. ["I'm sorry I upset you, lady - I'll settle for those eggs in the morning..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  21. 20. [Hitching a Ride]
    Cicero's Cat
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  23. 22. [The Gold Mine Stock]
    Ben Webster
  24. 23. [The Mining Accidents]
    Red, White and Blue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes