(September 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); Jack Schiff (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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy

The Five Arrows (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene ?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; John Hunt
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

The Two Fates (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:
Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson] (half-mask, with cape); The Two Fates [Jagor; Mario] (Villain); Inza; Lucky Lewis
Synopsis:
Two former Gypsy carnival workers set themselves up in opposition to Dr. Fate, as the Two Fates, who offer to sell amateur tapestries to individuals for a large sum, with the guarantee that the fate shown in it will come true.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Dr. Fate's tower called "Castle Destiny". Letterer credit and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-08-07.

["This is nothing Mister- Wait until you come to the next hole!"] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Case of the Talking Ghost (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Sandy Keene; Larry Trent]; Ted; Curly; The Ghost (Villain; Death)
Synopsis:
The Ghost thinks up silent ways to commit crimes.

Indexer Notes

Readers are asked to decide whether the dog, Curly should be put to death for killing the Ghost.

Thomas Jefferson's Treasure (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Black Jack (Villain); Vera Hannay; Drew Carson
Synopsis:
Black Jack gets a rich man to finance a treasure hunting expedition, after which he plans to kill him.

Strange Posse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tex Walton (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["I'm always having trouble- but this paint ought to fix it!"] (Table of Contents)

Silly Willy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Mercury Messenger Service (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; Mickey Murphy; The Twist (Villain); Sparky; Mope

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

["Hey stop! There's the fire!"] (Table of Contents)

Assorted Gags / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Leatherpusher Law (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Blackie Barrow (Villain); Kid Morris; Hammerin' Hank Morris
Synopsis:
Popp gets into the fight business and accidentally uncovers a smuggling racket.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Creig Flessel.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. The Five Arrows
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. The Two Fates
    Doctor Fate
  4. 3. ["This is nothing Mister- Wait until you come to the next hole!"]
    Laffs
  5. 4. Case of the Talking Ghost
    Radio Squad
  6. 5. Thomas Jefferson's Treasure
    Aquaman
  7. 6. Strange Posse
  8. 7. ["I'm always having trouble- but this paint ought to fix it!"]
    Silly Willy
  9. 8. Mercury Messenger Service
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. ["Hey stop! There's the fire!"]
    Assorted Gags
  11. 10. Leatherpusher Law
    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