(November-December 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

[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 [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

Guardians of Injustice (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]; "Honest Herman" (villain); Arrowplane

The Destiny of Mr. Coffin (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Mr. Charles Coffin; Thomas Coffin (villain); Herbie the Horse (villain)
Synopsis:
One evening Doctor Fate runs into a man who takes the wildest of chances, fully believing that he was born a victim of fate because his name contains 13 letters!
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Art revision from Stan Aschmeier to Kozlak, verified by Craig Delich and Jerry Bails, added 2010-5-22.

["Me getting new Hunting dog."] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

Battle of Italy (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

["What is the charge to ship one medium size elephant to Aurora on your railroad?"] (Table of Contents)

No Sale / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Tubby Takes a Flyer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts
Synopsis:
Tubby overhears Johnny's formula and gains super speed himself. With the expected results.

Hero's Mission (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brandon (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ?
Inks:
Raymond Perry ?
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Affair of the Fallacious Foto (Table of Contents)

Dover and Clover / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dover; Clover

Indexer Notes

first appearance

The Man Who Hated Puppets (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]; Percival Popp; Marty Warren
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Gotham City. Fox Script verified from his notes in Alter Ego 21 (February 2003).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. Guardians of Injustice
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. The Destiny of Mr. Coffin
    Doctor Fate
  4. 3. ["Me getting new Hunting dog."]
    Chief Hot Foot
  5. 4. Battle of Italy
    Aquaman
  6. 5. ["What is the charge to ship one medium size elephant to Aurora on your railroad?"]
    No Sale
  7. 6. Tubby Takes a Flyer
    Johnny Quick
  8. 7. Hero's Mission
  9. 8. Affair of the Fallacious Foto
    Dover and Clover
  10. 9. The Man Who Hated Puppets
    Spectre
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