(July 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

The indicia page lists this issue as #27, while the cover reads #28.


[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]; Doiby Dickles
Reprints:

[A Case of Heart Failure] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; Cyrus Brand (millionaire, death); Laura Brand (daughter of Cyrus Brand); Dr. Mills (Cyrus Brand's physician); John Van Dander; Larry Brand (villain, nephew of Cyrus Brand); Parrot Malone (villain); Harry the Hood (villain); Snitch Carter (villain); The Spider (villain)
Synopsis:
When Alan Scott hears of the suspicious death of a millionaire who left his estate to a hated nephew he investigates as Green Lantern. Meanwhile, Irene and Doiby do some investigating of their own and Irene is kidnapped once again. GL traces Irene to the Spider's lair where he learns how the Spider uses a special chemical to hypnotize his victims and get them to write new wills, then uses it again to cause their heart failures. Faking vulnerability to The Spider's poison, Green Lantern surprises the Spider before he strikes his next victim.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting; green lantern (called a green lamp); oath; power ring

Indexer Notes

Oddity: Doiby uses a green signal flare (called the Green Flame) to summon the Green Lantern.

[The Red Tornado on Radio] (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 Jibbet

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[Murder Witnesses] (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]; Mary James

Indexer Notes

Inker credit per Craig Delich/Jerry Bails 6/04.

[Crash!] (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 (last appearance)]

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-27-08.

Colonel Roscoe Turner (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; Roscoe Turner

Indexer Notes

Credits added by Craig Delich 3-27-08.

[The Mysterious Beacon] (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 [Charles McNider]; Myra Mason; Hooty; Villains: unnamed gangsters
Synopsis:
Dr. Mid-Nite investigates a mysterious "beacon" light that appears on the side of a mountain, causing airplanes to crash into it...airplanes carrying gold shipments!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-27-08.

The Blue Racer Express (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sargon [John Sargent]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich 6/04.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[The Marvel Model Book] (Table of Contents)

Popsicle Pete / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pete

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Credits by Craig Delich 6/04.

Murder by Messenger (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

The Detonator Ray Gun (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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich 6/04.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Lantern
  2. 1. [A Case of Heart Failure]
    The Green Lantern
  3. 2. [The Red Tornado on Radio]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  5. 4. [Murder Witnesses]
    The Atom
  6. 5. [Crash!]
    Hop Harrigan
  7. 6. Colonel Roscoe Turner
    Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation
  8. 7. [The Mysterious Beacon]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  9. 8. The Blue Racer Express
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  11. 10. [The Marvel Model Book]
    Popsicle Pete
  12. 11. Murder by Messenger
    Jimmy Stone
  13. 12. The Detonator Ray Gun
    Red, White and Blue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Katie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes