(May-June 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)

Green Arrow and Speedy & Dover and Clover / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich. First cover mention of Superboy.

A Return Performance (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 [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Million (villain); Nelson Wilson; Mr. Powers; Miss Wilson
Synopsis:
Professor Million returns to crime to help an innocent man stay out of jail.
Keywords:
Arrow-Car

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

A Modern Cave Man! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Marvin Stein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Tiny; Professor Henry Macon; Roscoe (villain); Slappy (villain)
Synopsis:
An old scientist is kidnapped and takes up residence as a hermit in a cave after he refuses to gives some crooks the formula which allows an automobile engine to take its fuel out of the air!
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Clark Kent does not wear glasses. First story with Siegel and Shuster by-line.

Reflected Glory (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Mike; Eddie; Pete the Pig

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

On Target (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Crooked Currency (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

The Professor Goes to School (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Professor Archibald Kenyon; Hurricane Hinks (villain)

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

[Roller Coaster of Doom] (Table of Contents)

Volto / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Arrow and Speedy & Dover and Clover
  2. 1. A Return Performance
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. A Modern Cave Man!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Reflected Glory
    Johnny Quick
  5. 4. On Target
  6. 5. Crooked Currency
    Dover and Clover
  7. 6. The Professor Goes to School
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [Roller Coaster of Doom]
    Volto
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes