(March 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:
Martin Nodell (Green Lantern figure); Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Martin Nodell (Green Lantern figure); Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by both artists to Craig Delich; credits in Golden Age Green Lantern Archives are wrong. Updated August 2004.

[Murder on Wheels] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 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:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Irene Miller; Doiby Dickles; Jones (race car driver); Mr. Shelton (introduction, manufacturer of The Whippet); Mr. Benson (introduction, owner of the Benson Auto Plant); Schultz (villain, introduction, death); un-named gambler (villain)
Synopsis:
Green Lantern investigates murder at the racetrack as foreign powers attempt to prevent the U.S. Government from obtaining a new type of motor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting Company; Benson Comet; Capitol City Motor Track; green lantern (called the ancient lamp); oath; power ring; The Whippet

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Capitol City. Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2008-4-3.

[The Search for Tank] (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; Tank Tinker

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-3-08.

The Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday (Table of Contents)

The Flash / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash

[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 4-3-08.

The Calvin Baby Tending Service (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]; Marilyn Potts; Joe (villain); Mike (villain); Peters (villain)
Synopsis:
The Atom has to find a way to clear Al Pratt of kidnapping charges.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit per Jerry Bails, corrected 8/04. Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-10-09.

[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 4-3-08.

[Squirty McGillicuddy] (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; Squinty McGuillicuddy

[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 4-3-08.

[Money or Country?] (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 6 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 per Craig Delich, updated 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 repints. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 4-3-08.

[The Land Swindlers] (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; Barney Goldbrick (villain); Sam (villain)
Synopsis:
Discovering that several people in Centerville have been sold worthless property, Sargon tracks down the swindlers.

Indexer Notes

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

The Murder of Chester Homes (Table of Contents)

Phil Hackett / text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Phil Hackett

[The Reckless Driver] (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 [Charles McNider]; Myra Mason; Hooty; Susan Ross; Steve Ross
Synopsis:
Dr. Mid-Nite deduces the identity of a killer who is holding the sister of a hit-and-run victim hostage.

Indexer Notes

Credits corrected 8/04 per Craig Delich. Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-10-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 ? page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of ownership: Publisher J. R. Publishing Co. 225 Lafayette St, New York City. Editor and Managing Editor: M. C. Gaines; Business Manager: J. S. Liebowitz, 480 Lexington Ave. New York City. Owners of J. R. Publishing Co. listed as: Jessie K. Gaines, 1827 East 24th Street, Brooklyn, N.Y. and Rose Liebowitz, 5 Country Place, Great Neck, Long Island, New York.

Location in issue is unknown.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [Murder on Wheels]
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [The Search for Tank]
    Hop Harrigan
  4. 3. The Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  6. 5. The Calvin Baby Tending Service
    The Atom
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  8. 7. [Squirty McGillicuddy]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  10. 9. [Money or Country?]
    Red, White and Blue
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  12. 11. [The Land Swindlers]
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  13. 12. The Murder of Chester Homes
    Phil Hackett
  14. 13. [The Reckless Driver]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes