(January 1942)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White (#9-46 or 47); Full Color (#47 or 48 onwards)
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#9-11); Glossy Covers (#12 onwards)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]
Reprints:

[The Battle Against Time] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; Bert Wescott; The Dude (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Inza asks Dr. Fate to help clear a convicted murderer before his scheduled execution time at midnight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inza's last name given as "Sanders".

Letterer credit and synopsis modification added by Craig Delich.

Crime College (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Merlin (villain, introduction)

[The Hijackers] (Table of Contents)

Radio Squad / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Sandy Keene; Larry Trent]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Facts! / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Return of Black Jack] (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Keoki; Loana; Black Jack (villain)
Synopsis:
Black Jack survives his ship's explosion and is rescued by a tribe of South Sea natives who live on a remote island and make him their leader. Black Jack, knowing their greed for money, orders his subjects to unearth treasures of the seabed, but one of his subjects drowns and the other is rescued by Aquaman, who discovers their plans. Aquaman ends Black Jack's plans, but not before facing the shark devil, the protector of the island.
Keywords:
Pearl Island; Shark Temple

Indexer Notes

Aquaman has a secret underwater hideout in the Ancient Lost City (of Atlantis?) that he keeps filled with air.

The Man of a Million Murders (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; J. S. Thorndyke (death); Lefty Burman; Mr. Zero (villain, introduction); Dugan (villain); Trigger Louie (villain)

Indexer Notes

Johnny uses the formula Z 25Y (2AB) 8 to slow down.

Thoroughbred (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Edgar Weston (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Adventure in Montevideo] (Table of Contents)

Clip Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Clip Carson; Jane Daw; Garcia

[Jim Corrigan Lives Again] (Table of Contents)

The Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Clarice Winston; Percival Popp; Gat Chenney (villain); Armand (villain)
Synopsis:
After Popp gets in trouble trying to protect Corrigan from Gat Chenney, the Spectre leaves him on another planet so that he can get a good night's sleep. Meanwhile an artist imprisons Clarice's soul in a painting. The Spectre resurrects Corrigan's body to keep if from being discovered.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Fate
  2. 1. [The Battle Against Time]
    Doctor Fate
  3. 2. Crime College
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. [The Hijackers]
    Radio Squad
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Facts!
  6. 5. [The Return of Black Jack]
    Aquaman
  7. 6. The Man of a Million Murders
    Johnny Quick
  8. 7. Thoroughbred
  9. 8. [Adventure in Montevideo]
    Clip Carson
  10. 9. [Jim Corrigan Lives Again]
    The Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Allen Ross
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes