(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
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

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] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris [as Charlie] (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)

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; Slicker (villain)
Keywords:
magic; occult
Editing

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
    Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes