(August 1940)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
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[The Sign of the Green Lantern] (Table of Contents)

The Green Lantern / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Dellon] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Nodell [as Mart Dellon] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Nodell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; John Hall (President of Hall Construction Company, Scott's employer); Cyrus Gorson (villain, Commisioner of Public Works, death); Muller (villain, contractor)
Synopsis:
When the company Alan Scott works for loses a job to another company, Scott discovers that the commissioner of public works is taking kickbacks from the company with the winning bid. Alan takes action as Green Lantern to put an end to their grafting scheme.
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Keywords:
green lantern; power ring

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Metropolis. Oddities: when GL hits a villain on the jaw, it leaves a "green lantern" emblem behind; when GL recharges his ring he does NOT repeat his oath. Alan Scott works for Hall Construction Company in this story.

[Battle with the Venusian] (Table of Contents)

Adventures in the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl H. Claudy (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Alan; Ted; Jack

Indexer Notes

A chapter of "The Infra-Red Destroyers".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not! / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L. Ripley
Inks:
Robert L. Ripley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert L. Ripley

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / Cicero's Cat / filler / 2 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 [as Bud Fisher]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisybelle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Inks:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gene Byrnes

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Daisybelle

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint.

[The Plane Hater] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 6 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

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2-29-08.

[The Peace Treaty] (Table of Contents)

Gary Concord the Ultra-Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Gary Concord

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2-29-08.

[Escape from Sinister Mansion] (Table of Contents)

Ben Webster / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Edwin Alger] (signed)
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Edwin Alger] (signed)
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Edwin Alger] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ben Webster

Indexer Notes

Newspaper strip repints. True writer/artist name [Cole] added by Craig Delich 2-29-08.

[In the Stamp Business] (Table of Contents)

Popsicle Pete / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pete

Mutiny on the Bounty (Table of Contents)

All-American Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illo)
Inks:
? (spot illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Murder in the Classroom (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisybelle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Inks:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gene Byrnes

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Daisybelle

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / Cicero's Cat / filler / 2 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 [as Bud Fisher]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff; Cicero's cat

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprints.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L. Ripley
Inks:
Robert L. Ripley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert L. Ripley

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint.

[The Stray] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Scribbly

[The Propaganda Battle] (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel?
Pencils:
William Smith
Inks:
William Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Lantern
  2. 1. [The Sign of the Green Lantern]
    The Green Lantern
  3. 2. [Battle with the Venusian]
    Adventures in the Unknown
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff / Cicero's Cat
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  7. 6. [The Plane Hater]
    Hop Harrigan
  8. 7. [The Peace Treaty]
    Gary Concord the Ultra-Man
  9. 8. [Escape from Sinister Mansion]
    Ben Webster
  10. 9. [In the Stamp Business]
    Popsicle Pete
  11. 10. Mutiny on the Bounty
    All-American Comics Monthly Book Review
  12. 11. Murder in the Classroom
    Jimmy Stone
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff / Cicero's Cat
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  16. 15. [The Stray]
    Scribbly
  17. 16. [The Propaganda Battle]
    Red, White and Blue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes