(September-October 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

The Case of the Corny Crook (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

Case of the Corny Crook (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Gentleman Jim Dawson
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

The Legend of Lucky Lane (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]; Lucky Lane (Villain; Introduction; Death); Chicago Charlie
Synopsis:
Lucky Lane, who has a record of a very murderous career, believes his lucky ring will protect him from justice, and Dr. Fate.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 12-27-07. Writer id confirmed by use of typical Samachson words such as "EEEAAH" and "Unexpectedly..."

["What roof covers the most noisy tenant?"] (Table of Contents)

Kwiz Kwik / filler / 1 page (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 12-27-07.

Convoy to Murmansk (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
Synopsis:
Aquaman convoys a munitions ship to help the Russians that is crewed entirely by women!

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 6/06.

Adventure of the Forty-Foot Shelf (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris [as Charlie] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Capt. Fritz Prussick

["Hello Peggy-- er- about that date tonight"] (Table of Contents)

Hank the Yank / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Houlihan
Pencils:
Ray Houlihan
Inks:
Ray Houlihan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military

The Trap (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ?
Inks:
Raymond Perry ?
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["I wonder how many people will recognize me tonight at the masquerade?"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor

Crime Cures a Complex (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]; Price Kenalin; Percival Popp; Ralph Kenalin; Carney
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Percival wears the Spectre's costume.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Case of the Corny Crook
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. Case of the Corny Crook
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. The Legend of Lucky Lane
    Doctor Fate
  4. 3. ["What roof covers the most noisy tenant?"]
    Kwiz Kwik
  5. 4. Convoy to Murmansk
    Aquaman
  6. 5. Adventure of the Forty-Foot Shelf
    Johnny Quick
  7. 6. ["Hello Peggy-- er- about that date tonight"]
    Hank the Yank
  8. 7. The Trap
  9. 8. ["I wonder how many people will recognize me tonight at the masquerade?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Crime Cures a Complex
    Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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