(January 1942)

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 Superman 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)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Reprints:

[The Building Racket] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Irene Miller; Doiby Dickles; un-named building inspector; John; un-named District Attorney; Nick Darcy (villain, head of the Blake Construction Company, death); Mayor Kastor (villain); Mr. Livingston (villain, owner of the Livingston Construction Company)
Synopsis:
An investigation by the Green Lantern into the faulty construction of buildings by the Blake Construction Company reveals that the company is just a dummy corporation designed to protect the real one: the Livingston Company, supposedly above reproach. To escape prosecution, the Livingston Company decides to pin a murder rap on the Master of Light!
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting Company; Blake Construction Company; green lantern (called the old lamp); Livingston Construction Company; oath; power ring

Indexer Notes

Art credits corrected August 2004 per Craig Delich. Credits in the Golden Age Green Lantern Archives are wrong. Story takes place in Capitol City.

[Twink's Secret] (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; Twink

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-1-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan's History of Aviation / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Hop Harrigan (inset)

[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 4-1-08.

[The Defense Bond Manipulators] (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; Pete; Joe (villain); Mike (villain)
Synopsis:
The Atom discovers that men who sold Al Pratt phony defense bonds and who had kidnapped Mary Jane are actually foreign spies.

Indexer Notes

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

[Hunt for the Red Tornado's Identity] (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 / 0.67 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 4-1-08.

[Terror of the Man-Made Meteors] (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 6 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.

[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 4-1-08.

[Sargon's Challenge] (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:
occult
Characters:
Sargon [John Sargent]; Flora Styles; Mrs. Vandervan; Prince Stroganoff (villain); Ivan (villain)
Synopsis:
Sargon puts a halt to a scheme of a phony Prince, in reality a side show performer and a fraud, who is engaged to the daughter of a wealthy family.

Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-30-09.

Bomb on Board! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

[Dr. Kwack] (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]; Myra Mason; Hooty; Dr. Kwack (villain)
Synopsis:
The Man of Night suspects that a new physician in town is a fraud, especially when he diagnoses a healthy patient having a rare disease!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Craig Delich, added 8/04. Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-9-09.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [The Building Racket]
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [Twink's Secret]
    Hop Harrigan
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Hop Harrigan's History of Aviation
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  6. 5. [The Defense Bond Manipulators]
    The Atom
  7. 6. [Hunt for the Red Tornado's Identity]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  9. 8. [Terror of the Man-Made Meteors]
    Red, White and Blue
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  11. 10. [Sargon's Challenge]
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  12. 11. Bomb on Board!
    Jimmy Stone
  13. 12. [Dr. Kwack]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes