(July-August 1943)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
bi-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

Issue Notes

Page count drops to 60 pages.


Legacy for Loot (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

Legacy for Loot (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 11 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]; Joe Cracker (Villain)
Synopsis:
A gangster inherits a bunch of construction equipment.
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

Fate Turns Back the Clock (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; The Clock (Villain); Aloysius Googe
Synopsis:
When Kent Nelson investigates the attempted murder of Dr. Fate by a mummy donated to a local museum by a millionaire, he discovers the true perpetrator of the plot: the Clock!
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-25-07.

Saga of the Seven Sisters (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 6/06.

First, I Predict (Table of Contents)

Prof. Pipp / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 12-25-07.

Hits, Runs, and Errors (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Ichabob O. Utteridge; Diamond; Deuce
Synopsis:
A millionaire bets two gamblers all the money he intended to use to build a new hospital. If the Wildcats don't win the game, the town doesn't get its new hospital.

Legend (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["That's Joe- I can tell by his handwriting!"] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Dummy vs. Percival Popp (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Nick Todd; Cholly McCasey; Percival Popp; The Mole (Villain)
Synopsis:
Percy appears on a radio program where a dummy challenges him to prove he's a better detective. Then the Spectre takes over Cholly McCasey's body to really give Popp a run.
Keywords:
magic; occult
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Legacy for Loot
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. Legacy for Loot
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. Fate Turns Back the Clock
    Doctor Fate
  4. 3. Saga of the Seven Sisters
    Aquaman
  5. 4. First, I Predict
    Prof. Pipp
  6. 5. Hits, Runs, and Errors
    Johnny Quick
  7. 6. Legend
  8. 7. ["That's Joe- I can tell by his handwriting!"]
    Laffs
  9. 8. The Dummy vs. Percival Popp
    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:
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  • Lou Mougin
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