(April 1941)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
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:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

[Sabotage at the Steel Mills] (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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Irene Miller; Mr. Blake ? (APEX employer of Scott); Mr. Sterling (President of Sterling Steel Mill); Barlow (Sterling Steel Mill's Teasurer); Mr. Straker; Harkiss (villain, Sterling Steel Mill stockholder's representative, death); "Rock" Dawson (villain)
Synopsis:
Irene Miller is assigned to do a story on sabotage at the Sterling Steel Mill. Alan Scott tags along as the Green Lantern and discovers that the man responsible, calling himself "The Leader," is the Sterling Steel Mill stockholders' representative, who wanted to drive down the price of the stock to buy it for himself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting; green lantern (called the lamp of power); oath; power ring

[The Hunt for Earl Evans] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Mary James; Earl Evans (villain); Nick (villain); Tony (villain); Jack (villain)
Synopsis:
Al and Mary witness some criminals escaping from the Police, and Mary follows them in her own car. But when the crooks have a flat tire, they kidnap Mary and escape in her car.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Craig Delich & Jerry Bails (Nov. 2005). Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-8-09.

[The Cyclone Kids] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly and the Red Tornado / 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
Characters:
Red Tornado [Ma Hunkel]; Scribbly; the Cyclone Kids [Sisty Hunkel; Dinky Jibbet]

[Smash the Spy Ring] (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; superhero
Characters:
Hop Harrigan (as the Guardian Angel; Intro)
Synopsis:
Hop Harrigan becomes a costumed hero.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-9-08.

[Transatlantic Flights] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

Indexer Notes

Credits added by Craig Delich 3-9-08.

[How He Began] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Reizenstein
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider] (Intro; Origin); Myra Mason (Intro); Hooty (Intro); Mr. Schlitz; "Killer" Maroni (villain); Buggsy (villain); Mike (villain)
Synopsis:
Blinded by a mobster's bomb, Dr. McNider gives up the practice of medicine to write articles for crime magazines. But a chance accident, with an owl crashing through the former doctor's window during the night, allows McNider to discover that he can see in the dark [as well as in the daylight with special infra-red goggles he creates], so he decides to adopt the secret identity of Dr. Mid-Nite to round up "Killer" and bring him to justice for his crimes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-27-08.

One Round O'Rourke (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pete; O'Rourke

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat / comic story / 3 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)

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)

Mutt and Jeff / 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

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

The Missing Witness Part 2 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

Indexer Notes

Announcement that Sargon begins next issue on bottom half of second page of this feature.

The Rover (Table of Contents)

All-American Comics Monthly Book Review / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jaros (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Rescue on Mars: Part 6 (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:
Ted; Alan; Jack; Dr. Luytens

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[Mystery of the Vanishing Pilots] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Lantern
  2. 1. [Sabotage at the Steel Mills]
    The Green Lantern
  3. 2. [The Hunt for Earl Evans]
    The Atom
  4. 3. [The Cyclone Kids]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  5. 4. [Smash the Spy Ring]
    Hop Harrigan
  6. 5. [Transatlantic Flights]
    Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation
  7. 6. [How He Began]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  8. 7. One Round O'Rourke
    Popsicle Pete
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  12. 11. The Missing Witness Part 2
    Jimmy Stone
  13. 12. The Rover
    All-American Comics Monthly Book Review
  14. 13. Rescue on Mars: Part 6
    Adventures in the Unknown
  15. 14. [Mystery of the Vanishing Pilots]
    Red, White and Blue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes