(April 1942)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
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)

Green Arrow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy

The Black Raider (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Black Raider (boat); Captain Kilgore (villain); Johnny James
Synopsis:
Green Arrow battles pirates on the high seas.
Keywords:
Arrowcraft (boat).

["The sea life is great"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

[The Wax Museum Killers] (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:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Carmer; Goliath (villain); Jesse James; Nero; Captain Kidd
Synopsis:
Doctor Fate must face the prospect of battling wax figures of history's greatest villains that have come to life.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-05-07.

Case of the Phantom Fugitive (Table of Contents)

Radio Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Keene]; Lois Hart; Joe Leeds
Synopsis:
A banker's daughter is kidnapped and her boyfriend is the prime suspect.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

The Sargasso Sea (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Master Sargasso (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer from Bails' Who's Who. Confirmed by Bob Hughes. Excessive use of passive voice, run on sentences held together by ellipses.

Strange Acquaintance (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["Boy- That's the life!?"] (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Death's Dividends (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton, Jr.] (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton, Jr.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Dr. Clever (villain); Tubby Watts; A. V. Keith; Silky Smith; Cannonball Carter

No Swimming (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

["There this bear trap ought to catch any spies luring around."] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; military

The Magic Crimes (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:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; The Glowing One (villain); Percival Popp; Kati Lugi
Synopsis:
Kati Lugi hires Popp to help with his magic act, but a spook called the Glowing One keeps interrupting and robbing the audience...or is it Popp that's doing the robbing?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. The Black Raider
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. ["The sea life is great"]
    Shorty
  4. 3. [The Wax Museum Killers]
    Doctor Fate
  5. 4. Case of the Phantom Fugitive
    Radio Squad
  6. 5. The Sargasso Sea
    Aquaman
  7. 6. Strange Acquaintance
  8. 7. ["Boy- That's the life!?"]
    Clancy the Cop
  9. 8. Death's Dividends
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. No Swimming
    Chief Hot Foot
  11. 10. ["There this bear trap ought to catch any spies luring around."]
    Private Pete
  12. 11. The Magic Crimes
    Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes