(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
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash

["Mutt! Mutt! Wake up! I hear a noise!"] (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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ????-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 for Mrs. Geevem..."] (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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

["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 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

["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 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt and Jeff (King Features Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

["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.

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

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)

Editing

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 and 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 for Mrs. Geevem..."]
    Mutt and 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 and 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 and 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:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes