(September 1948)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1948-07-17
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from house ad.


Masquerade at Mesa City (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder [John Tane]; Black Lightning; Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (inset)

Indexer Notes

Cover is the same as the splash page of the Johnny Thunder story.

Masquerade at Mesa City (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth
Job Number:
AA 103

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder [John Tane]; Black Lightning

[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.

Case of the Talking Shadows (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AA 108

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Myra Mason; the Great Ludwig (villain)
Synopsis:
Dr. Mid-Nite investigates mysterious shadow men who have robbed a jewelry festival, and is drawn to a silhouette show run by the Great Ludwig.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, updated August, 2004.

[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.

[Chewing Gum] (Table of Contents)

Everything Happens to Harry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan
Job Number:
OH 14

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Harry

Indexer Notes

Art credits revision from Irwin Hasen to Ed Wheelan by Craig Delich 2009-8-15 [also adding writer and letterer]. The Who's Who states that Hasen did "Everything Happens to Harvey" [not Harry] in the early 1950's.

[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 Ship That Sailed the Hills (Table of Contents)

The Black Pirate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AA 97

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, updated August, 2004.

[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 8-15-09.

Mailman on Horseback (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[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.

Crimes from a Cardboard Box (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 34B

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Streak
Synopsis:
A gifted young inventor of children's games becomes a most striking criminal genius.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Craig Delich, updated August, 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Masquerade at Mesa City
    Johnny Thunder
  2. 1. Masquerade at Mesa City
    Johnny Thunder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  4. 3. Case of the Talking Shadows
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  6. 5. [Chewing Gum]
    Everything Happens to Harry
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  8. 7. The Ship That Sailed the Hills
    The Black Pirate
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  10. 9. Mailman on Horseback
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  12. 11. Crimes from a Cardboard Box
    Green Lantern
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes