(July 1944)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
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

The Story of the Man Who Couldn't Tell the Truth (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Reinman [as P.R.] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman [as P.R.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles

Indexer Notes

Story title and characters added by Craig Delich.

The Man Who Couldn't Tell the Truth (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester
Pencils:
Paul Reinman [as P.R.] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman [as P.R.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Synopsis:
A compulsive liar turns to the Emerald Crusader and Doiby for help after losing his job and girl, but he cannot bring himself to be truthful with them until death stares him in the face!

Indexer Notes

Credits per Craig Delich, updated August, 2004.

Characters added by Craig Delich.

["Your Country Needs Your Help!"] (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:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cicero's Cat
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["You're not supposed to lift a fish into the boat with a pole!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and 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.

["Mutt, I'll bet you two bits you don't make this hole in par!"] (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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Mutt, this is a nice house you bought except one thing!"] (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
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Falsely Accused (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]

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Maze of Murder (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Banana Peels and Crook Heels (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated August 2004.

Counterfeit Ring [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

Get Hold of Their Plans (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 credits revised from Ted Udall ? to ? by Craig Delich.

The Sultan of Kandipat's Tiger Pit (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; Sultan of Kandipat (villain)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fat and Slat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat; Slat

Indexer Notes

Sequence is NOT in the proper sequence. The sequence and all info was added by Craig Delich 9-13-08.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Story of the Man Who Couldn't Tell the Truth
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Man Who Couldn't Tell the Truth
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. ["Your Country Needs Your Help!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  4. 3. ["You're not supposed to lift a fish into the boat with a pole!"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  5. 4. ["Mutt, I'll bet you two bits you don't make this hole in par!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  6. 5. ["Mutt, this is a nice house you bought except one thing!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. Falsely Accused
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  8. 7. Maze of Murder
    The Atom
  9. 8. Banana Peels and Crook Heels
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  10. 9. Counterfeit Ring [Part 2]
    Jimmy Stone
  11. 10. Get Hold of Their Plans
    Red, White and Blue
  12. 11. The Sultan of Kandipat's Tiger Pit
    Hop Harrigan
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Fat and Slat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Bob Hughes