(March-April 1945)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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)

Dover and Clover / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor

The Unattainable Princess (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks:
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy; J.B. Barnes; Princess Xenia; Derek Dane; Count Carl (villain)
Synopsis:
A publicity stunt designed to promote a new movie, attract the attention of some crooks instead.

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

The Cruise of the Jolly Roger! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Ira Yarbrough ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Squint; Tiny; Lefty (villain); Duke (villain)
Synopsis:
A couple of escaped felons attempt to board a raft commanded by Clark and his two friends. However, when Clark protests, one of the two criminals shoots him!
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Clark Kent does not wear glasses. No Siegel and Shuster by-line.

["Hey Look! A runaway truck loaded with dynamite!"] (Table of Contents)

Volto from Mars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Robbins
Inks:
Frank Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Volto

["Twenty six letters ain't half enough in any man's alphabet- I say"] (Table of Contents)

Major Muffit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Bird and Bee Bandits (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.]
Inks:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts
Synopsis:
Johnny battles crooks who try to rob a pet show.

["Hmm - Heap strange!"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot-Foot / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Printed in St. Louis Missouri
Publisher: Detective Comics Inc.
Editor: F. W. Ellsworth
Business Manager: Jack Liebowitz
Owners: H. Donnenfeld, P. H. Sampliner
All at 480 Lexington Ave, NY 17, NY

On the Beam (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth [as Fred Whitby]
Letters:
typeset

A Riddle in Baffling Black (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Silent Sounds (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; Big Rocky; Little Rocky; Dr. Woody; Dr. Alvorado
Synopsis:
Two scientists experiments with sound interupt a gangster's conference and attract the attention of the two Rockies.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

["Look Kids!"] (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane ?
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

Send 10 cents to the March of Dimes and get a free color autographed picture of Batman and Robin.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dover and Clover
  2. 1. The Unattainable Princess
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. The Cruise of the Jolly Roger!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Hey Look! A runaway truck loaded with dynamite!"]
    Volto from Mars
  5. 4. ["Twenty six letters ain't half enough in any man's alphabet- I say"]
    Major Muffit
  6. 5. The Bird and Bee Bandits
    Johnny Quick
  7. 6. ["Hmm - Heap strange!"]
    Chief Hot-Foot
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    statement of ownership
  9. 8. On the Beam
  10. 9. A Riddle in Baffling Black
    Dover and Clover
  11. 10. Silent Sounds
    Aquaman
  12. 11. ["Look Kids!"]
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes