(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.

[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. Synopsis modified by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-Flash Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Hop is in Potlik, Alaska where he delivered a case of serum..."] (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.

Hello, Members of the All-American Flying Club! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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 [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard [as E. E. Hibbard] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Doc Benson; Tommy (infantile paraylsis patient); Tommy's mother and father
Synopsis:
After discovering the need for an iron lung to save the life of a small child, the Flash races out to secure one, thus saving the little boy's life.

Indexer Notes

A separate illustrated text section below the 6-panel story further empahsizes the need for more such equipment as Tommy required in the story, and the publisher encourages all readers to donate as much money as they can to the President's Diamond Jubilee.

Appears concurrently in
All-Star Comics #9, Feb-Mar 1942;
All-American Comics #36, Mar 1942;
Flash Comics #27, Mar 1942;
Sensation Comics #3, Mar 1942

["Mutt! Mutt! Wake up! I hear a noise!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1938-03-06

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

["To help work his way through college, Al Pratt, The Atom, has inaugurated 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. Synopsis added by Craig Delich.

["It's a little surprise gift I bought for Mrs. Geevem..."] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich. Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[2].

["Since Ma took over the role of the Red Tornado..."] (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

["How do you like my collection of wild animals, Jeff?"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich. Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[2].

["The gold of foreign agents, the love of 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.

["Too bad we ain't got a good dog..."] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich. Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[2].

["Every one thinks he is just an ordinary stage magician, but Sargon possesses the strangest of all powers..."] (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:
superhero
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

Synopsis added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Murder of Chester Homes, Part I (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Phil Hackett

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
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.

[The Matchlock Gun & Augustus and the Mountains] (Table of Contents)

Books Worth Reading / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josette Frank
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

William Howard Taft (Table of Contents)

All-American Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Weird, powerful creature of the night, Dr. Mid-Nite appears whenever justice needs a champion..."] (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 and synopsis added by Craig Delich.

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All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sensation Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Lewis Hotel Training Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [Murder on Wheels]
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  5. 4. ["Hop is in Potlik, Alaska where he delivered a case of serum..."]
    Hop Harrigan
  6. 5. Hello, Members of the All-American Flying Club!
    All-American Flying Club
  7. 6. The Flash Celebrates the President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday!
    The Flash
  8. 7. ["Mutt! Mutt! Wake up! I hear a noise!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["To help work his way through college, Al Pratt, The Atom, has inaugurated The Calvin Baby Tending Service..."]
    The Atom
  10. 9. ["It's a little surprise gift I bought for Mrs. Geevem..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  11. 10. ["Since Ma took over the role of the Red Tornado..."]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  12. 11. ["How do you like my collection of wild animals, Jeff?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  13. 12. ["The gold of foreign agents, the love of country..."]
    Red, White and Blue
  14. 13. ["Too bad we ain't got a good dog..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  15. 14. ["Every one thinks he is just an ordinary stage magician, but Sargon possesses the strangest of all powers..."]
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. The Murder of Chester Homes, Part I
    A Phil Hackett Story
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. [The Matchlock Gun & Augustus and the Mountains]
    Books Worth Reading
  20. 19. William Howard Taft
    All-American Stamp Page
  21. 20. ["Weird, powerful creature of the night, Dr. Mid-Nite appears whenever justice needs a champion..."]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comics
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Sensation Comics
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Lewis Hotel Training Schools
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lionel English
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes