(July 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:
Irwin Hasen (signed) [as I H]
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed) [as I H]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern; Doiby Dickles

The Circle of Kafoon (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]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller
Synopsis:
Doiby is mistaken for an Asian God called "Dhoy Bee", and when he calls on Green Lantern for help, his would-be kidnappers think that he himself has usd his great powers to summon forth a demon.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Alan Scott works for APEX Studios. Doiby uses a green signal flare to summon Green Lantern. Oddity: Green Lantern charges his ring, but doesn't repeat the oath. Synopsis and notes added by Craig Delich 9-8-08.

Art credited to 'MART NODELL AND HASEN'. See the comments on the Green Lantern story in issue #39.

[no title indexed] (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

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 9-8-08.

[The Propaganda Battle] (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 [Dr. Charles McNider]; Myra Mason; Hooty; gang of 5th Columnists (villains)
Synopsis:
The Man of Night must stop a group of 5th Columnists from using a secret weapon to shoot down American aircraft.

Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-12-09.

[The Limey] (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 9-8-08.

Vought-Sikorsky F4U (Table of Contents)

How to Spot the Planes in the Skies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Clothes Dealer (Table of Contents)

Sargon the Sorcerer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Sargon [John Sargent]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

[The Wax Museum Encounter] (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:
Scribbly; Red Tornado [Ma Hunkle]

Toys of Death (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 / 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

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 9-8-08.

[The Yellow Shirt Peril] (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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

The Tusk (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill O'Connor
Pencils:
Ben Flinton
Inks:
Leonard Sansone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Carson; the Tusk [John Brandt] (villain)
Synopsis:
When Al Pratt is attacked by a crazed businessman, the Atom discovers others similarly afflicted, all resulting from a man's attempt to get even with a former business associate.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Jerry Bails, updated 8/04. Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-12-09.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Circle of Kafoon
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. [The Propaganda Battle]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  5. 4. [The Limey]
    Hop Harrigan
  6. 5. Vought-Sikorsky F4U
    How to Spot the Planes in the Skies
  7. 6. The Clothes Dealer
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  8. 7. [The Wax Museum Encounter]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  9. 8. Toys of Death
    Jimmy Stone
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  11. 10. [The Yellow Shirt Peril]
    Red, White and Blue
  12. 11. The Tusk
    The Atom
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
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