(March-April 1949)

DC, 1941 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 US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

The Perils of the Trapper (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern; the Trapper
Reprints:

Perils of the Trapper (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; The Trapper (introduction); Budd; Mack
Synopsis:
A new criminal, known as The Trapper, decides to challenge the police and Green Lantern by using the ancient techniques of the forest to combat modern crime detection.

Indexer Notes

According to the splash page, this story was intended to appear in Green lantern #38. Doiby Dickles does NOT appear in this story. Alan Scott works for Station WXYZ. Oddity: even though his ring supposedly protects him from all metal objects, G.L. is wounded by a bullet in this story. Notes, some info and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

The Unexpected Guest (Table of Contents)

Streak / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Streak; Laura Lacey; Mona; the Polka Dot Gang
Synopsis:
Alan leaves Streak in the care of his secretary while, as the Green Lantern, he tries to hunt down the infamous Polka Dot Gang.

Indexer Notes

Oddity: in this story only, Laura Lacey, NOT Molly Mayne, is Alan Scott's secretary at WXYZ. Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

Sport (Table of Contents)

Streak's Wonder Dog of the Month / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sport (a dog)

Starring Streak (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern's Flips / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
animal; superhero
Characters:
Streak the Wonder Dog

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

The Secret of 13 (Table of Contents)

Sargon the Sorcerer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sargon
Synopsis:
While visiting a country diner, Sargon decides to play tune #13 on the juke box. Immediately, the record demands that all patrons place their valuables on the table --- or be shot!

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sport Snaps / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Funny Facts / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

National Comics Publications
480 Lexington Ave, NY, NY
Editor: F. W. Ellsworth
Owners: Harry Donenfeld; Jack Liebowitz; P. Sampliner; Gussie Donenfeld; Rose Liebowitz; Sophie Sampliner; Irwin Donenfeld; Sonia Sonenfeld; Fred Iger; Arlene Donenfeld.

Magnificent Elephant (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall [as Charles King] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Too Many Suspects (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Del Lupin
Synopsis:
Green Lantern is baffled when Doiby confesses to a crime he didn't commit, as well as six other people doing the same, which means he must face a master criminal who has the ability to make innocent people confess to crimes that the criminal committed alone.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Doiby uses a green signal flare to summon Green Lantern in this story. Notes, some info and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-2-08.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Perils of the Trapper
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Perils of the Trapper
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Unexpected Guest
    Streak
  4. 3. Sport
    Streak's Wonder Dog of the Month
  5. 4. Starring Streak
    Green Lantern's Flips
  6. 5. The Secret of 13
    Sargon the Sorcerer
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Sport Snaps
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Funny Facts
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership
  10. 9. Magnificent Elephant
  11. 10. Too Many Suspects
    Green Lantern
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • lionel grime
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes