(August 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

Robin Hood's Revenge (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

Robin Hood's Revenge (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Wurm (villain); Robin Hood; Maid Marian; Sir Guy; Friar Tuck
Synopsis:
Thanks to Professor Wurm's time pills, GA and Speedy end up in Robin Hood's time.
Keywords:
time travel

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

Luck for Sale (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 Red Sage (Villain); Al Quigg; Inza Kramer
Synopsis:
The Red Sage holds people in his power by threatening to manipulate the stock market in such a way as for them to lose their fortunes unless they do his bidding.
Reprints:
Keywords:
occult

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit and modified synposis added by Craig Delich 12-08-07.

["Imagine- my wife calls golf a silly game"] (Table of Contents)

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Puzzle of the Devil Deaths (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]; Satan (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 6/06.

King of the Convict Island (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Leef; Yascom; Larue; Adams
Synopsis:
Prisoners on Convict Island use the war as an opportunity to take the place over.
Keywords:
Atlantis

Small Town Stuff (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Kimball (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["Wotta racket!"] (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / 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

Letters in the Sky (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Boss Quash (Villain); Michael Blair
Synopsis:
Johnny gets involved in straightening out a crooked election.

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

["Won't you ever learn"] (Table of Contents)

Hen Pecked Harry / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Pencils:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

publisher:Detective Comics Inc
Published monthly at St. Louis Missouri
Editorial: 480 Lexington Ave, NY, NY
Editor Whitney F. Ellsworth
Owners: Harry Donenfeld; Paul Sampliner
Business Manager: Jack Liebowitz

The Truth Hurts (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]; Percival Popp; Henry Barton; Tacks Taggert (Villain); the Van Ryalts
Synopsis:
Henry Barton invents a pill that makes everybody tell the truth and it immediately falls into the hands of Tacks Taggert.

Indexer Notes

Takes place in Gotham Town.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Robin Hood's Revenge
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. Robin Hood's Revenge
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. Luck for Sale
    Doctor Fate
  4. 3. ["Imagine- my wife calls golf a silly game"]
    Gags
  5. 4. Puzzle of the Devil Deaths
    Radio Squad
  6. 5. King of the Convict Island
    Aquaman
  7. 6. Small Town Stuff
  8. 7. ["Wotta racket!"]
    Clancy the Cop
  9. 8. Letters in the Sky
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. ["Won't you ever learn"]
    Hen Pecked Harry
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. The Truth Hurts
    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