(October 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

[Traps for Japs] (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Arrow; Speedy

Hunting Headlines (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Lamont Morgan
Synopsis:
Millionaire Lamont Morgan offers $10,000 to prove Green Arrow is a fake: he has to make headlines without using his arrows. So he goes west to Boomtown where he gets involved trying to stop a stage coach robbery and a Japanese invasion of California.
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

[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:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Keywords:
military

Crime's Hobby House (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; Mordaunt Grimm (villain)
Synopsis:
Mordaunt Grimm, while working on a movie production that features people and their hobbies, get the idea to use those people's hobbies to commit crimes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Gotham City; with this issue, the golden epaulettes on Fate's shoulders disappear for good; letterer credit & modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-10-07.

Crimes in Camouflage (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]; George Scroggs

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Raid on Atlantis (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Dr. Coburn; Captain Jerrod; Ark the seal (introduction); Skol
Synopsis:
Greedy fortune hunters want to capture Aquaman and exhibit him in a carnival.
Keywords:
Atlantis

Fair Exchange (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Carter (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Adventure of the One Man Movie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Mort Morton, Jr; Cliff Young; Torchy Trasker; Shadow Shank
Synopsis:
Gangsters try to get a cartoon studio to pay extortion.

Indexer Notes

Artists Meskin and Young draw themselves into this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Just For Fun / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Cry-Baby Crimes (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; The Cry-Baby (Villain)
Synopsis:
The Cry-Baby makes everyone so sad they can't stop his crimes.
Keywords:
magic; occult
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Traps for Japs]
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. Hunting Headlines
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  4. 3. Crime's Hobby House
    Doctor Fate
  5. 4. Crimes in Camouflage
    Radio Squad
  6. 5. Raid on Atlantis
    Aquaman
  7. 6. Fair Exchange
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  9. 8. Adventure of the One Man Movie
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Just For Fun
  11. 10. The Cry-Baby Crimes
    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