(September 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 reads issue #29 while the cover reads issue #30.


[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:
Keywords:
power ring

[The Bail Bond Racketeers] (Table of Contents)

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; John Callik [aka Joseph Callik] (death); un-named Judge; Mr. Brent; Mrs. Brent; un-named Court Clerk (villain); Hedge (villain, bail bondsman); Wile (villain, bail bondsman)
Synopsis:
Irene Miller investigates two crooked bail bondsmen but gets kidnapped once again. However, Green Lantern is also on the case and with Doiby's help saves Irene and provides the police with the evidence they need to put the swindlers away.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting; grren lantern (called the green lamp and an old train lamp); oath; power ring

Indexer Notes

When GL hits a crook on the jaw, his ring leaves behind a tiny "green lantern" emblem. Doiby is stated as being APEX Broadcasting's official taxi driver. Artist Hasen pictures G.L. with green flames about him as he flies. G.L. uses his ring to hypnotize a crook to get him to tell the truth.

The Landlord Gets His Just Desserts (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
Characters:
Red Tornado [Ma Hunkel]; Scribbly

[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. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-12-08.

[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:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[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. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-12-08.

[The Gyrobrake] (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 8/04.

[Hop's New Plane] (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 3-12-08.

Wiley Post (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; Wiley Post

Indexer Notes

Credits added by Craig Delich 3-12-08.

[The Thieves' Convention] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Sargon [John Sargent]; Flora Styles; Bobby Styles; Joe Antonios (villain); Mike Antonios (villain); Jerry "the Gyp" Swain (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Sargon must retrieve his Ruby of Life that was stolen from his ransacked aprtment.
Keywords:
Ruby of Life

Clarence (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Josephine Curtiss (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Traitor's Payoff (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

[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. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-12-08.

[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:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[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. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 3-12-08.

[The Reform School Mystery] (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 Jane; Joe Morgan; Rogers; Scrime (villain)
Synopsis:
The Atom investigates the claims of a young boy who says he has been beaten and tortured by the superintendent of a reform school.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit per Jerry Bails, corrected 8/04. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-9-09.

[The Coal Mine Cave-In] (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]; Myra Mason; Hooty; un-named mine foreman (villain)
Synopsis:
Dr. Mid-Nite investigates a cave-in at a mine where the foreman had tried to bribe an inspector to overlook some safety violations.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Lantern
  2. 1. [The Bail Bond Racketeers]
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Landlord Gets His Just Desserts
    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. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  7. 6. [The Gyrobrake]
    Red, White and Blue
  8. 7. [Hop's New Plane]
    Hop Harrigan
  9. 8. Wiley Post
    Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation
  10. 9. [The Thieves' Convention]
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  11. 10. Clarence
    All-American Comics Monthly Book Review
  12. 11. Traitor's Payoff
    Jimmy Stone
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  16. 15. [The Reform School Mystery]
    The Atom
  17. 16. [The Coal Mine Cave-In]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes