(February 1943)

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:
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy

Mystery of the Mathematical Master (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks:
Steve Brodie (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Prof. Million (intro, villain)
Synopsis:
Prof. Million hires criminals to commit crimes he plans in order to make money for his college.
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 10/05.

["The Sarge told us to be very tough on parking violators"] (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:
?

Genre:
humor

The Victim of Dr. Fate (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Doctor Roland; Mad Dog McBain (villain)
Synopsis:
Dr. Nelson believes his negligence has lead to a witness's death and the freeing of Mad Dog McBain from his murder of twelve innocent people.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-18-07.

A War Stamp Please (Table of Contents)

John L. Jr. / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor

The Man Who Chased the Rainbow (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; John Wilson

Indexer Notes

Writer from Bails' Who's Who. Confirmed by Bob Hughes. Excessive use of passive voice, run on sentences held together by ellipses.

Enemy Advance (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Glenn (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["Say, Oscar, your check bounced!"] (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

Tubby Watts, Hero (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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. [Mort Meskin]
Synopsis:
Tubby breaks into Mort Morton's office to complain about how he's treated in the stories.

Recognition At Last! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Crime Makes a Movie (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Dollar Dan (villain)
Keywords:
Magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Letterer id by Craig Delich 10/05. Story takes place in Gotham City. Fox script verified from his notes in Alter Ego 21 (Feb 2003).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. Mystery of the Mathematical Master
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. ["The Sarge told us to be very tough on parking violators"]
    Clancy the Cop
  4. 3. The Victim of Dr. Fate
    Doctor Fate
  5. 4. A War Stamp Please
    John L. Jr.
  6. 5. The Man Who Chased the Rainbow
    Aquaman
  7. 6. Enemy Advance
  8. 7. ["Say, Oscar, your check bounced!"]
    Laffs
  9. 8. Tubby Watts, Hero
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. Recognition At Last!
  11. 10. Crime Makes a Movie
    Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes