(August 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:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Gotham's Golden Jubilee (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Black Lightning; The Green Lantern (inset)

Indexer Notes

Story title added by Craig Delich 2009-8-15.

Johnny Thunder (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth
Job Number:
AA 102

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder [John Tane] (1st appearance); Black Lightning; Sheriff Tane; Kathy; Gary; Jagger Bowen (villain)
Synopsis:
Schoolmaster Johnny Tane becomes Johnny Thunder to please his sheriff father, while still keeping his promise to his mother that he won't engage in violence. Here he helps put an end to a cattle rustling operation by a gang who rustle cattle, change their brands, then re-sell them.

[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 2009-8-15.

The Man Who Lived in a Book (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AA 106

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Judson (architect); Gloves (villain); Trigger (villain)
Synopsis:
The Man of Night must solve a series of robberies that occur in the oddly-shaped buildings designed and built by a friend of Dr. McNider.

[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 2009-8-15.

The Smugglers' Signal (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 98

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; Justin Valor
Synopsis:
The Black Pirate and son help rescue a young lady that is being used by a gang of smugglers in their operations because her brother is being held prisoner by them.

[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 2009-8-15.

Johnny Appleseed (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as John Osgood] (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Johnny Appleseed [John Chapman]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Science-Snaps / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A series of five different scientific facts are illustrated and explained to the reader.

Indexer Notes

All credits added by Craig Delich 2009-8-15.

[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 2009-8-15.

Gotham's Golden Jubilee (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
GL 33C

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Ann Hunt [mistaken for the Black Eyed Bandit]; Knodar (villain, 3rd appearance)
Synopsis:
Gotham City celebrates its Golden Anniversary while the futuristic criminal, Knodar, returns to steal the golden key to the city, but gets confused, thinking a 20th Century girl is the 23rd century Black-Eyed Bandit.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated (August, 2004). Alan Scott works for WXYZ radio in this story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gotham's Golden Jubilee
    Johnny Thunder
  2. 1. Johnny Thunder
    Johnny Thunder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. The Man Who Lived in a Book
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  6. 5. The Smugglers' Signal
    The Black Pirate
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  8. 7. Johnny Appleseed
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Science-Snaps
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  11. 10. Gotham's Golden Jubilee
    Green Lantern
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes