(July 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

Crime, Incoporated (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy

Adventure of the Bankrupt Heroes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Crime, Incorporated (Villain)
Synopsis:
Oliver has to take a job in a department store when stock market reverses tie up his fortune.
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

Indexer Notes

Green Arrow is blond and Speedy has red hair in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Hall of Lost Heirs (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]; The Clock (Villain); Inza Kramer; Stanley Kovacks; Erna Hanley; Hector Borne; Taggart
Synopsis:
The Clock supplies phoney lost heirs to collect millions in legacies and kidnaps the real heirs so they can't interfere.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Fate wears half-helmet. Letterer credit addded by Craig Delich.

Strange Accidents (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Keene]; Leopardess (Villain); Irish

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 6/06.

Champ of the Waves (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Dotty; George Riggs; Humber; Roder
Synopsis:
Aquaman helps a young man who can't swim win a crooked swimming race.

Hero's Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Hilton (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (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:
?

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
military humor

Code for Conspirators (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [signed as Mort Morton]
Inks:
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Kloven (Villain)

[no title indexed] (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:
?

Genre:
humor

Case of the Scholarly Spendthrift (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Claudius Harmon; Sport O'Dea
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Crime, Incoporated
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. Adventure of the Bankrupt Heroes
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  4. 3. Hall of Lost Heirs
    Doctor Fate
  5. 4. Strange Accidents
    Radio Squad
  6. 5. Champ of the Waves
    Aquaman
  7. 6. Hero's Death
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Private Pete
  9. 8. Code for Conspirators
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  11. 10. Case of the Scholarly Spendthrift
    Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes