(May 1942)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Green Lantern vs. a Modern Napoleon! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Nick Bonaparte; Napoleon Bonaparte
Reprints:

[Green Lantern vs. a Modern Napoleon] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Irene Miller; Doiby Dickles; Napoleon Bonaparte (cameo); Mr. Bonaparte (Nick's father, death); un-named President of APEX; Charlie (villain, Policeman); Nick Bonaparte (villain, introduction, death); Mayor Hogg (villain)
Synopsis:
A direct descendant of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte attempts to take over the rackets of small towns all over the United States with his hand-picked army of crime.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting Company; green lantern (called a battered green lamp); oath; power ring; The Free Press

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Craig Delich, updated August 2004. Story takes place in Capitol City, and Waterloo. Alan Scott's middle name is revealed to be Wellington in this issue. Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 2008-4-18.

[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:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[Quacko -- the Miracle Drug] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Reizenstein (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier (signed) [as Stan Josephs]
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier (signed) [as Stan Josephs]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]

[Hop Joins the Avaiation Cadets] (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 4-19-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

How to Spot the Planes in the Sky / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Falcon Mathieu (signed)
Pencils:
Falcon Mathieu (signed)
Inks:
Falcon Mathieu (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Falcon Mathieu

Genre:
non-fiction

Mystery of the Broken Riggings (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]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

[Wanted for Marriage -- 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

Ghost Town Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

[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:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's Cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[Jailed!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

[Roller-Skate Hitch-Hiker] (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]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit per Jerry Bails, updated 8/04.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Green Lantern vs. a Modern Napoleon!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [Green Lantern vs. a Modern Napoleon]
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  4. 3. [Quacko -- the Miracle Drug]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  5. 4. [Hop Joins the Avaiation Cadets]
    Hop Harrigan
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    How to Spot the Planes in the Sky
  7. 6. Mystery of the Broken Riggings
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  8. 7. [Wanted for Marriage -- the Red Tornado]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  9. 8. Ghost Town Part 1
    Jimmy Stone
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  11. 10. [Jailed!]
    Red, White and Blue
  12. 11. [Roller-Skate Hitch-Hiker]
    The Atom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Veracity
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes