(July 1948)

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

Nest of Terror (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Streak; Mutt (inset); Jeff (inset)

Indexer Notes

Story title added by Craig Delich 2009-8-14.

Nest of Terror (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome ?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AA 104

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Streak; Molly Mayne; Smitty (a guide); un-named prison guard (villain)
Synopsis:
Alan Scott's fishing trip leads Green Lantern and Streak into a mystery involving $2 million in cash!

Indexer Notes

Alan Scott works for radio station W.X.Y.Z. in this story. Green Lantern doesn't charge his ring or repeat his oath in the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 4 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 2009-8-14.

Tale of the Sea Giant (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur F. Peddy
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AA 95

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; Justin Valor; Captain Marker (villain)
Synopsis:
At the christening of a new ship, "The Defiance," the Black Pirate and son get themselves kidnapped by the ship's captain because he is against England's push to create a whaling fleet.

The Laughing Crooks (Table of Contents)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur F. Peddy
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AA 103

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Tom Hawton; Turkel (villain); Mooch (villain)
Synopsis:
A friend of the Midnight Crusader has sunk every dime of his into a "Laff Club," not realizing that his Master of Ceremonies is using the club's trick gadgets to plan a really huge crime.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, updated August of 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Funny Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Four humorous facts are illustrated, including: 1) stars don;t twinkle; 2) Bald Eagles aren't really bald; 3) a horse doesn't have to lie down to sleep; and 4) it's not really dangerous for an animal trainer to turn his back on lions and tigers.

The Man Who Hated Sports (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Joey; Sid; Old Man Flint
Synopsis:
The meeting of the Third Avenue Tornadoes ends without one member figuring out a way to get a set of baseball uniforms for the guys, until two of the members later help put an end to an attempted robbery of a sports clothing dealer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Four curiousities are illustrated: 1) snakes are not charmed by a Hindu Fakir's musical notes; 2) Ostrich eggs are edible and weigh four pounds; 3) raccoons never eat their food until they wash it in water; and 4) alligators won't attack a man unless provoked, yet crocodiles will attack for any reason.

[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 2009-8-14.

Skyjack (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AA 96

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Tank Tinker; Matt; Lt. Lane; Signor Livorno; "Jolly" Roger (villain); Gianto (villain)
Synopsis:
Hop and Tank must fight off pirates to rescue an important foreign dignitary that has been kidnapped by the knaves for $1 million ransom!

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Nest of Terror
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Nest of Terror
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. Tale of the Sea Giant
    The Black Pirate
  5. 4. The Laughing Crooks
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Funny Facts
  7. 6. The Man Who Hated Sports
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  10. 9. Skyjack
    Hop Harrigan
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
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