(November-December 1945)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
6
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
An All-American 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

Issue Notes

Last cover with All-American imprint as Detective Comics buys out M.C. Gaines.


Backwards Man! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern; Doiby Dickles; the Backwards Man; Hop Harrigan (inset)

The Backwards Man! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester ?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; The Backwards Man (villain)
Synopsis:
A bizarre criminal, having served time for a crime he didn't commit, decides to not only commit that crime, but to commit a series of crimes: in reverse!

Indexer Notes

Doiby uses a supersonic signal to summon the Green Lantern in the story. Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Note, some info and revised synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-4-09.

The Fisherman's Folly! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe 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]; The Fisherman (introduction, villain); Myra Mason
Synopsis:
The Fisherman commits robberies without leaving any clues.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

Whitey's Craving for Root Beer* (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue
Synopsis:
Behind enemy lines, Whitey is dying for a root beer float.

The String of Pearls (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lynne Lovelace (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 6 pages (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

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-4-09.

Abducted Airliner (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; Robomb (villain); Tank Tinker; Miss Snap; Hippity
Synopsis:
Robomb figures he can hijack planes at will as long as he holds Hippity and Miss Snap prisoner.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-4-09.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Backwards Man!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Backwards Man!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Fisherman's Folly!
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  4. 3. Whitey's Craving for Root Beer*
    Red, White and Blue
  5. 4. The String of Pearls
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  7. 6. Abducted Airliner
    Hop Harrigan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes