All-American Comics #22 [Price variant]

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
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Price:
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of All-American Comics (DC, 1939 series) #22.


[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]
Reprints:

[Fix the Fight Game] (Table of Contents)

The Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Irene Miller; Tyler (radio announcer); Kid McKay (prize fighter); Mary McKay; Mark Karaste (villain); Brute Nolan (villain, champion prize fighter)
Synopsis:
After Green Lantern stops two attempts on prize-fighter "Kid" McKay's life, mobsters working for Mark Karaste kidnap Kid's wife Mary to force him to take a dive in the big fight. Green Lantern convinces the Kid to go ahead with the fight, taking a dive in the last round if he has to, while GL looks for Mary. He finds Mary and gets her to the arena in time so Kid can knock out the champ before the bell, while he corrals Karaste and gets a confession from him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
APEX Broadcasting; green lantern (called the green lamp); power ring

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Capitol City. Oddity: a crook was destroyed when he placed GL's power ring on his finger. Letterer credit verified by Marty Nodell.

[Search for the Red Tornado] (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; superhero; teen
Characters:
Red Tornado [Ma Hunkel]; Scribbly Jibbet; Sisty Hunkel; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis:
Scribbly's newspaper editor, knowing that the Red Tornado operates solely in the neighborhood, assigned Scribbly to try and get a drawing made of the hero so that his paper could get a scoop over the other newspapers in town.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-26-08.

[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 reprints.

[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

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 reprints.

[Secret on the Mountain] (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 3-2-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Hop Harrigan (spot illo)

Indexer Notes

Writer/artist credits added by Craig Delich 3-2-08.

[Truckers' War] (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill O'Connor (signed)
Pencils:
Ben Flinton (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Sansone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Mr. Tarbell; Truck Tarbell; Joe Morgan; Mary James; Lefty Lou Albano (villain)
Synopsis:
The Atom decides to help out a fellow student's father, who is being forced to pay protection money to racketeers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Craig Delich & Jerry Bails (Nov. 2005). Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-26-08.

Rescue on Mars: Part 3 (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

Crime, Inc. Part 1 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Evelyn Gaines
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (spot illo)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (spot illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

Officer O'Toole (Table of Contents)

Popsicle Pete / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pete; Officer O'Toole

The Prince and the Pauper (Table of Contents)

All-American Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[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 reprints.

[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

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 Gold Mine Stock] (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 reprint. True writer/artist credit [Cole] added by Craig Delich 3-2-08.

[The Mining Accidents] (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. [Fix the Fight Game]
    The Green Lantern
  3. 2. [Search for the Red Tornado]
    Scribbly
  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. [Secret on the Mountain]
    Hop Harrigan
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Hop Harrigan's History of American Aviation
  9. 8. [Truckers' War]
    The Atom
  10. 9. Rescue on Mars: Part 3
    Adventures in the Unknown
  11. 10. Crime, Inc. Part 1
    Jimmy Stone
  12. 11. Officer O'Toole
    Popsicle Pete
  13. 12. The Prince and the Pauper
    All-American Comics Monthly Book Review
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff / Cicero's Cat
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  17. 16. [The Gold Mine Stock]
    Ben Webster
  18. 17. [The Mining Accidents]
    Red, White and Blue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lindsey Naumann
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes