(August 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 reads issue #28, while the cover reads issue #29.


[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:

[The Patent Medicine Racket] (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]; Irene Miller; Doiby Dickles; Mr. Hendricks (druggist); Mrs. Hendricks; un-named daughter of the Hendricks; un-named Judge; Mitch Hogan (villain, racketeer); Mortimer Pestle (villain, chemist, death)
Synopsis:
Green Lantern and Doiby work to stop a drug counterfeiting ring directed by Mitch Hogan forcing legitimate pharmacies to carry their wares. But they have problems making the charges stick when Hogan intimidates the star witness and then pulls a gun on the judge until Doiby stumbles into court long enough to distract Hogan so GL can knock him cold.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green lantern (called a queer looking old lamp); oath; power ring

[The Red Tornado vs. Kid Marblehead] (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 Hunkle]; Scribbly; Kid Marblehead (villain)

["Come on, gents! Try your luck!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[Out of the Frying Pan...] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 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:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[2].

["A little milk left in the bottom"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 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) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[2].

["Mutt, I can't stop! The brakes don't hold!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1938-09-04

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[Sabotage] (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 credit by Jerry Bails- changed 8/04.

[Ikky and the Soaring Wings] (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; Ikky

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-11-08.

Captain Boris Sergievsky (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Boris Sergievsky

Indexer Notes

Credits added by Craig Delich.

[The Menace of King Cobra] (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; Jack Denton; Silas Carr; King Cobra (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Dr. McNider decides to write a crime article on King Cobra and his gang, exposing him as the owner of a copper mine, who has blamed Jack Denton for a murder he didn't commit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-27-08.

[Arrested for Murder] (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 8/04.

Rip Van Winkle (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harry Greene (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Rip van Winkle

["Mutt, I wish you'd talk to Cicero!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1938-09-11

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[Dead Letter Office] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 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:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[2].

[Gang of Mice] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 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) 1939-01-22

["My friend, you are suffering from a chronic complaint!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Murder by Messenger Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.75 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

[The Case of the Murdered G-2 Agent] (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 corrected per Craig Delich 8/04.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Lantern
  2. 1. [The Patent Medicine Racket]
    The Green Lantern
  3. 2. [The Red Tornado vs. Kid Marblehead]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  4. 3. ["Come on, gents! Try your luck!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  5. 4. [Out of the Frying Pan...]
    Cicero's Cat
  6. 5. ["A little milk left in the bottom"]
    Cicero's Cat
  7. 6. ["Mutt, I can't stop! The brakes don't hold!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. [Sabotage]
    The Atom
  9. 8. [Ikky and the Soaring Wings]
    Hop Harrigan
  10. 9. Captain Boris Sergievsky
    Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation
  11. 10. [The Menace of King Cobra]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  12. 11. [Arrested for Murder]
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  13. 12. Rip Van Winkle
    All-American Comics Monthly Book Review
  14. 13. ["Mutt, I wish you'd talk to Cicero!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  15. 14. [Dead Letter Office]
    Cicero's Cat
  16. 15. [Gang of Mice]
    Cicero's Cat
  17. 16. ["My friend, you are suffering from a chronic complaint!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  18. 17. Murder by Messenger Part 2
    Jimmy Stone
  19. 18. [The Case of the Murdered G-2 Agent]
    Red, White and Blue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes