(January 1942)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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:
occult; superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate
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[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:
occult; superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; The Dude (Villain; Intro); Bert Wescott (Villain)
Synopsis:
Inza asks Dr. Fate to help clear a convicted murderer before his scheduled execution time at midnight.
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Indexer Notes

Inza's last name given as "Sanders". Letterer credit and synopsis modification added by Craig Delich 11-30-07.

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]; Prof. Merlin (Villain; Intro)

[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 / filler / 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 [Arthur Curry]; Black Jack (Villain); Keoki (Villain)
Synopsis:
South sea natives rescue Black Jack who returns the favor by taking over their island.

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]; Mr. Zero (Villain; Intro); Tubby Watts (Villain); J.S. Thorndyke (Villain); Lefty Burman (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)

Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult; 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.
Editing

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
    Spectre
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