(June 1944)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer; Julius Schwartz (story editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia states:
"June All-American No. 58. Entire contents copyrighted 1944 by J. R. Publishing Co."


The Mystery of Marvelous Mervyn (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern; Doiby Dickles; Mervyn

The Mystery of Marvelous Marvyn! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Mervyn (Villain)
Synopsis:
Mervyn was a genius and how he hated that so, so one night he decided to rebel against his parent's wishes and join up with a mob to plan some heists. Unfortunately for Mervyn, he scared the crooks more than Green Lantern did.

Indexer Notes

Oddity: The spelling of the name of the young lad in this story is spelled two different ways....on the cover and on the actual story title. Notes, characters and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-13-08.

["Soldiers Camouflage with Hay to Deceive Enemy"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero's cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["I'll let you have her for five bucks!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

["You must of missed that one by six inches!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Mutt, I know we can't get gas..."] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

The Bully (Table of Contents)

Scribbly and the Red Tornado / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Scribbly; Red Tornado [Ma Hunkle]

Gangsters, Guns and Girls (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher
Inks:
Joe Gallagher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

Limerick vs. Larceny (Table of Contents)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

Counterfeit Ring [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Victory Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
A. W. Nugent

Blooey Blows His Horn (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher
Inks:
Joe Gallagher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Ted Udall to ? by Craig Delich 9-13-08.

The Evil Power of Naja Hana the Black Cobra (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Black Cobra [Naja Hana] (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 9-13-08.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mystery of Marvelous Mervyn
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Mystery of Marvelous Marvyn!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. ["Soldiers Camouflage with Hay to Deceive Enemy"]
    Cicero's Cat
  4. 3. ["I'll let you have her for five bucks!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  5. 4. ["You must of missed that one by six inches!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  6. 5. ["Mutt, I know we can't get gas..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. The Bully
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  8. 7. Gangsters, Guns and Girls
    The Atom
  9. 8. Limerick vs. Larceny
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  10. 9. Counterfeit Ring [Part 1]
    Jimmy Stone
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Victory Puzzles
  12. 11. Blooey Blows His Horn
    Red, White and Blue
  13. 12. The Evil Power of Naja Hana the Black Cobra
    Hop Harrigan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
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