(July-August 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)

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

Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (Dover and Clover); Stan Kaye (Superboy)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (Dover and Clover); Stan Kaye (Superboy)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Dover; Clover
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich (Dover and Clover) and Bob Hughes (Superboy)

Merchant of Menace (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice del Bourgo
Inks:
Maurice del Bourgo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mr. Melton
Keywords:
Arrowcar

Good Hunting (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Johnny Meadows; Mrs. Meadows; un-named Sheriff; Rufus Sludge (villain, landlord); Pedro (villain); Slug (villain)
Synopsis:
When Johnny and his mother are going to be evicted from their home, Johnny decides to go out and discover something valuable to help pay down the mortgage. However, when he discovers the men responsible for the situation he and his mother finds themselves in, it is Superboy that must take a hand and save Johnny from certain death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Clark Kent does not wear glasses.

The Missing Musicians (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 10 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

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

["This book I got from the ship's library ought to make me an expert!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Blind Date (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alton Black
Letters:
typeset

Railroad Roundup (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

The Great Goldfish Bowl (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; Spencer Sailsbury; Ronald Sailsbury
Synopsis:
A millionaire commissions Aquaman to find his nephew's pet goldfish.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy; Dover and Clover
  2. 1. Merchant of Menace
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. Good Hunting
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Missing Musicians
    Johnny Quick
  5. 4. ["This book I got from the ship's library ought to make me an expert!"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. Blind Date
  7. 6. Railroad Roundup
    Dover and Clover
  8. 7. The Great Goldfish Bowl
    Aquaman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes