(June 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
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy

The Script Calls for Murder (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]; Laura Dells
Synopsis:
Green Arrow agrees to be a stunt double on a motion picture, but someone seems to be sabotaging the whole operation.

Indexer Notes

Green Arrow lives in "a great metropolis on the Eastern Seaboard". Writer id by Bob Hughes.

[The Octopus] (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 Kramer; The Octopus (Villain)
Synopsis:
The Octopus uses his amazing spray gun to condense the gases in the air to form dark clouds. He creates a phony amusement park run by crooks to use that ability to obtain signatures of wealthy people in order to forge their names.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fate wears half-helmet. Letterer credit & synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-07-07.

Case of the Bearded Bandits (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]

Scourge of the Seven Seas (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Black Jack (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes. Golden Age Aquaman is not Arthur Curry. His real name is unknown.

Something Heavy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Carter (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Adventure of the Vanished Voice (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
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]; Tubby Watts; The Adder (Villain)
Synopsis:
Johnny gets laryngitis and can't say his magic formula.

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes. Full of Weisingerisms like "human projectile of mercy" "Mile a moment marvel of all time"

The King of Color (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Spectrum (Villain); Percival Popp; Clarice Winston; Bubbles Twinkletoes

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. The Script Calls for Murder
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. [The Octopus]
    Doctor Fate
  4. 3. Case of the Bearded Bandits
    Radio Squad
  5. 4. Scourge of the Seven Seas
    Aquaman
  6. 5. Something Heavy
  7. 6. Adventure of the Vanished Voice
    Johnny Quick
  8. 7. The King of Color
    Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes