(February 1943)

DC, 1939 Series
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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

Hop Harrigan Meets the Enemy! (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

The Disappearing Damsel (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Harry Tschida (signed on splash page catsup bottle)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; Cora Collins
Synopsis:
An old girlfriend of Irene Miller's, Cora Collins, invites Irene to lunch as a witness to a meeting between Cora and a gentleman. When Irene turns around for a moment, Cora disappears!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 12/04. Pencil and ink confirmation from Dan Makarakov (May 14, 2006) from the splash page of the original art. Alan Scott works for APEX Studios. Oddity: Green Lantern uses an unusual oath in this story: "As the green rays strike forth into darkness, so may all black evil be exposed and driven away!" Most notes, characters and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-9-08.

["Cluck! Cluck! Cluck!"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 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:
Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

[Skiing? Maybe Not] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 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:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

["Darn that guy's chickens next door!!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich. Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher
Inks:
Joe Gallagher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

[Hop Battles the Enemy] (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 9-9-08.

[Forbidden Cave] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Reizenstein
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

[Shanghaied] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Sargon [John Sargent]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

That's Not My Bomb! [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

["Sandwich?"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

["And with the rising of the sun comes another day"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

["How'm I gonna milk you, lazy ol' cow, if you don't get up?"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & 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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich. Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

[The U-Boat] (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]

The Story of Joshua -- Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Picture Stories from the Old Testament / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Montgomery Mulford (signed)
Pencils:
Don Cameron
Inks:
Don Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; religious
Characters:
Joshua; Rahab; Achen of Judah
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from Picture Stories from the Bible. The artist Don Cameron is not the same person as the Superman and Batman writer.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hop Harrigan Meets the Enemy!
    Hop Harrigan
  2. 1. The Disappearing Damsel
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. ["Cluck! Cluck! Cluck!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  4. 3. [Skiing? Maybe Not]
    Cicero's Cat
  5. 4. ["Darn that guy's chickens next door!!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  6. 5. Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction
    Red, White and Blue
  7. 6. [Hop Battles the Enemy]
    Hop Harrigan
  8. 7. [Forbidden Cave]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  9. 8. [Shanghaied]
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  10. 9. That's Not My Bomb! [Part 2]
    Jimmy Stone
  11. 10. ["Sandwich?"]
    Cicero's Cat
  12. 11. ["And with the rising of the sun comes another day"]
    Cicero's Cat
  13. 12. ["How'm I gonna milk you, lazy ol' cow, if you don't get up?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  14. 13. [The U-Boat]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  15. 14. The Story of Joshua -- Part 1
    Picture Stories from the Old Testament
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