(April 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 [G.L. figure]; Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Martin Nodell [G.L. figure]; Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified with both artists to Craig Delich. Credits in Golden Age Green Lantern Archives #2 are wrong. Updated August 2004.

[The Sinister Plot of Professor Caspar] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell) (signed)
Inks:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Nodell) (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Fog Blake (introduction); Ellen (Blake's fiancee); Professor Blau (Yale scientist); Professor Vogt (Harvard scientist); Professor Steinholtz (APEX Chief Engineer, scientist); O'Toole (Policeman, death); Professor Caspar (villain); Hans (villain)
Synopsis:
A vicious scientist kills to obtain a gun that shoots sound, and then kidnaps world famous scientists in order to gain their inventions.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green lantern (called the potent lantern); oath; Power ring

Indexer Notes

Credits in Golden Age Green Lantern Archives #2 are wrong. Credits updated per Craig Delich August 2004. Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2008-4-5.

[The Phony Doctor] (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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-4-5.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Hop Harrigan (inset)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 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 4-5-08.

The Car Racket (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]; Joe Morgan
Synopsis:
Al takes a car out for a near-fatal test drive, forcing the Atom to round up the crooked car dealers and get them to confess to selling dangerous vehicles to unsuspecting buyers.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit per Jerry Bails, updated August 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat / 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:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[Uncle Herman -- Detective] (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; Uncle Herman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat / 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:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[The Parrot Puzzle] (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth ?
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue

Indexer Notes

Credits corrected per Craig Delich August 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 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 4-5-08.

[The Bomber] (Table of Contents)

Sargon the Sorcerer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Howard Purcell [as H. Purcell] (signed)
Inks:
Howard Purcell [as H. Purcell] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sargon [John Sargent]; Flora Styles

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

The Murder of Chester Holmes Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Phil Hackett / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Phil Hackett

[The Truth of Dr. Mid-Nite's Identity] (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; N. N. Osgood; un-named foreign agents (villains)
Synopsis:
Two employees of a munitions manufactuirer's company are upset that their boss is selling munitions to the government at cost, so they hire foreign agents to kill him.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [The Sinister Plot of Professor Caspar]
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [The Phony Doctor]
    Hop Harrigan
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  6. 5. The Car Racket
    The Atom
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  8. 7. [Uncle Herman -- Detective]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  10. 9. [The Parrot Puzzle]
    Red, White and Blue
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  12. 11. [The Bomber]
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  13. 12. The Murder of Chester Holmes Part 2
    Phil Hackett
  14. 13. [The Truth of Dr. Mid-Nite's Identity]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes