(January-February 1944)

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); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

none (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Cliff Young [as Cliff] (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young [as Cliff] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

Indexer Notes

Artist has 'Cliff Co' on outboard motor.

Heroes Incorporated (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Roscoe Thwaite; Long Homer Long; Little John Gaynor; Polton Gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Oliver goes on a camping trip with some businessmen seeking adventure.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes (June, 2006).

["It's Chief Hot Foot calling to the tribe--Hurry!!"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 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

Flame in the Night (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]; Martin Main; Packy (villain); Deadpan (villain)
Synopsis:
Martin Main has a hobby: collecting matchboxes. However, when he picks one up at the scene of a murder, he doesn't realize the secret that it contains MAY cost him his life!
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

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

Guerillas of Fen-Shu (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 06/06.

["Folks Andy herewith gladly shows you all the hows whens and wherefores..."] (Table of Contents)

Handy Andy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Handy Andy

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2007-12-27.

The Scoop That Was Thirty Years Too Late (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts

Dance of Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltonoff [as Blair Bolton] (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ?
Inks:
Raymond Perry ?
Colors:
Raymond Perry?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["Look at the swell shield my uncle in New York sent me!"] (Table of Contents)

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Case of the Cantankerous Canine (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dover; Clover

The Book Bandits (Table of Contents)

The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop! / 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; Slicker (villain)
Keywords:
magic; occult
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. none
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. Heroes Incorporated
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. ["It's Chief Hot Foot calling to the tribe--Hurry!!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  4. 3. Flame in the Night
    Doctor Fate
  5. 4. Guerillas of Fen-Shu
    Aquaman
  6. 5. ["Folks Andy herewith gladly shows you all the hows whens and wherefores..."]
    Handy Andy
  7. 6. The Scoop That Was Thirty Years Too Late
    Johnny Quick
  8. 7. Dance of Death
  9. 8. ["Look at the swell shield my uncle in New York sent me!"]
    Gags
  10. 9. Case of the Cantankerous Canine
    Dover and Clover
  11. 10. The Book Bandits
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Veracity
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes