(January-February 1946)

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

Issue Notes

Last issue with a mixture of formats. Next issue the format changes to all humor strips.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor

Million + Murder = Zero (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)

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Series moves next to Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) with issue #103.

How Thom McAn Blitzed the Bullet Prof Men (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos ?
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

A Menagerie of Misdoers (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

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

[Unexplored Country] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Vacation with Double Pay (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Handy; Jo-Jo; Pete; Tate

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Series moves next to Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #103.

["Wow! A five dollar bill!"] (Table of Contents)

Scuffy the Tramp / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

High and Dry (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

["Wait'll Doodle sees the butterflies I netted t'day!"] (Table of Contents)

Daffy and Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Ordeal on Wheels! (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]; Billy Benton; Miss Fletcher (school teacher)
Synopsis:
Superboy helps a poor kid win the soapbox derby.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes and Pat Lang, May 2005. Clark Kent wears glasses for the first time. Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Series moves to Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) with issue #103.

Blackie, Come Home (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; Ark the Seal; Blackie (Ark's son)
Synopsis:
Aquaman has numerous adventures trying to bring Blackie back home to his family.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Series moves next to Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) with issue #103.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dover and Clover
  2. 1. Million + Murder = Zero
    Green Arrow
  3. 2. How Thom McAn Blitzed the Bullet Prof Men
  4. 3. A Menagerie of Misdoers
    Dover and Clover
  5. 4. [Unexplored Country]
    Volto from Mars
  6. 5. Vacation with Double Pay
    Johnny Quick
  7. 6. ["Wow! A five dollar bill!"]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  8. 7. High and Dry
  9. 8. ["Wait'll Doodle sees the butterflies I netted t'day!"]
    Daffy and Doodle
  10. 9. Ordeal on Wheels!
    Superboy
  11. 10. Blackie, Come Home
    Aquaman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes