(June 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

Issue Notes

This issue's indicia lists this issue as #26, not #27.


[Introducing Doiby Dickles] (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]; Doiby Dickles
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Doiby wears a Green Lantern costume on the cover.

Introducing Doiby Dickles (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Mart Nodell] (signed, layouts); Irwin Hasen [as Mart Nodell] (signed, finishes)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen [as Mart Nodell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles (introduction); Irene Miller; Mr. Wallace (President of APEX); Dr. Henry (scientist); Mr. Barton (villain)
Synopsis:
Twice while carrying plans for an experimental radio tower, Irene Miller is jumped by thieves but saved by cab driver Doiby Dickles. When Alan Scott hears about this, he thanks Doiby personally as Green Lantern. Later, Alan overhears a man named Barton offer to buy Apex and begins to suspect that he may be the one after the plans. While Green Lantern handles Barton's attempts at sabotage, Doiby dresses in a Green Lantern costume to save Irene, who Barton has taken hostage, but receives a last minute helping hand from the real GL.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting; green lantern (called a curious lamp); oath; power ring

Indexer Notes

Pencil layout credits from Sheldon Moldoff's letter published in Alter Ego #51. Doiby wears a Green Lantern costume in the story.

[The Gambler] (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]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

[Trouble in the Canal Locks] (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 [The Guardian Angel]

Indexer Notes

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

Captain Frank Monroe Hawks (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

[Prisoners by Choice] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Hooty; Myra Mason; "Diamond" Jack Gillian (death); "Gallows" Gallagher (villain)
Synopsis:
The murder of Jack Gillian by "Gallows" Gallagher mystifies Dr. McNider, knowing that Gallagher is in State Prison. So the Man of Night busts Gallagher out of prison and learns that he is in reality the brother of the criminal, and that the real Gallagher is in cahoots with the crooked Warden of the prison.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist credits revised by Craig Delich on November 6, 2007. Formerly credited to Howard Purcell. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-27-08.

[The Dilemma of Jimmy Baker] (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]

Indexer Notes

Inker credits by Craig Delich/Jerry Bails 6/04.

[Mystery at the Whitestone Museum] (Table of Contents)

Sargon the Sorcerer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sargon [John Sargent]; Mr. Whitestone; Perry Asher (villain)
Synopsis:
Sargon helps to retrieve a valuable statue and its ruby that was stolen from the Whitestone Museum.
Keywords:
Ruby of Life; Whitestone Museum

Indexer Notes

Writer added per Craig Delich June 2004.

Case of the Frozen Flyers Part 2 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Silas Marner (Table of Contents)

All-American Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
George Pitkin (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Popsicle Party] (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

Indexer Notes

Credits per Craig Delich 6/04.

[Sabotage in the Steel Mill] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John B. Wentworth ?
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits corrected per Craig Delich June 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Introducing Doiby Dickles]
    The Green Lantern
  2. 1. Introducing Doiby Dickles
    The Green Lantern
  3. 2. [The Gambler]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  6. 5. [Trouble in the Canal Locks]
    Hop Harrigan
  7. 6. Captain Frank Monroe Hawks
    Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation
  8. 7. [Prisoners by Choice]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  9. 8. [The Dilemma of Jimmy Baker]
    The Atom
  10. 9. [Mystery at the Whitestone Museum]
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  11. 10. Case of the Frozen Flyers Part 2
    Jimmy Stone
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  14. 13. Silas Marner
    All-American Comics Monthly Book Review
  15. 14. [Popsicle Party]
    Popsicle Pete
  16. 15. [Sabotage in the Steel Mill]
    Red, White and Blue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes