(August 1947)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Canvas of Crime (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern; Doiby Dickles; Mutt (inset); Jeff (inset)

Canvas of Crime (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
John Belfi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
CC23

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Synopsis:
Green Lantern is drawn into a strange case in which paintings depict murders yet to be committed. The prime suspect: Alan Scott!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Alan Scott works for W.X.Y.Z. radio in the story. Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-6-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 5 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 8-6-09.

Tarantula Unmasks Dr. Mid-Nite (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Tarantula (villain, not the hero)
Synopsis:
Crooks suspect the true identity of the Man of Night, so they kidnap Dr. McNider to prove their point. Imagine their surprise when Dr. Mid-Nite appears to rescue the good doctor!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-30-09.

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right (Table of Contents)

The Black Pirate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
OH7

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; Justin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 1 page (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 8-6-09.

Slick Pulls a Fast One (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Perth (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Slick

El Gringo Dingo or Go 'Way Bossie (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

Indexer Notes

Story code: CC23. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-6-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ton o' Fun / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This sequence is NOT in the proper order. Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-6-09.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Canvas of Crime
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Canvas of Crime
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. Tarantula Unmasks Dr. Mid-Nite
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  5. 4. Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right
    The Black Pirate
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  7. 6. Slick Pulls a Fast One
  8. 7. El Gringo Dingo or Go 'Way Bossie
    Hop Harrigan
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
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  • Per Sandell
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