(September-October 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

Million Dollar Marbles Tournament (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster ? [see notes]
Inks:
Stan Kaye ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jim; Jerry
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Craig Delich says this cover is by Henry Boltinoff. Art identification as Joe Shuster by Bob Hughes. Gene Reed believes the cover to be pencilled by Stan Kaye as evidenced by the dog that appears on many of Stan Kaye's covers.

Miracle of the Mistaken Miser (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]; I. Havemor; Sylvia Havemor;
Andy Wilton; Meachem

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

The Million-Dollar Marbles Tournament! (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]; Jim; Jerry; Mr. Plummer (owner of Plummer Plastics); Withers (Plummer's partner)
Synopsis:
Superboy uses the idea of a marbles tournament to help recover a secret formula and sample of an amazing plastic sent to Plummer Plastics by the inventor on his death bed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Mad Bull (Table of Contents)

Adventures of R.C. and Quickie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Hearse for Hoodlums (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

"Look at the puny mess!" (Table of Contents)

Scuffy the Tramp / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win
Inks:
Lit-Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Dressed to Kill (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Figures Don't Lie (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

Be-Kind-to-Whales Week (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Captain Trawler; Professor

["First we blow up the arsenal...then we blow up you!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Million Dollar Marbles Tournament
    Superboy
  2. 1. Miracle of the Mistaken Miser
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. The Million-Dollar Marbles Tournament!
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Mad Bull
    Adventures of R.C. and Quickie
  5. 4. Hearse for Hoodlums
    Johnny Quick
  6. 5. "Look at the puny mess!"
    Scuffy the Tramp
  7. 6. Dressed to Kill
  8. 7. Figures Don't Lie
    Dover and Clover
  9. 8. Be-Kind-to-Whales Week
    Aquaman
  10. 9. ["First we blow up the arsenal...then we blow up you!"]
    Volto from Mars
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes