(March 1946)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor); Bernie Breslauer (actual editor)
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White (#9-47); Full Color (#48 onwards)
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#9-11); Glossy Covers (#12 onwards)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First "all-humor" issue. Superboy, Green Arrow, Aquaman, and Johnny Quick move to Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) starting with #103 (April 1946).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dover and Clover; Genius Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dover and Clover; Genius Jones

Indexer Notes

Cover letters credit from Todd Klein via his blog Kleinletters, posted 23 September 2016 (http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-more-fun-comics/).

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

F Is for Fox (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Ostrich and the Oysters! (Table of Contents: 3)

Dover and Clover / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth ?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The boys think they are guarding pearls when actually they are guarding an ostrich named Pearl.

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein via his blog Kleinletters, posted 23 September 2016 (http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-more-fun-comics/).

Genius Meets Genius (Table of Contents: 4)

Genius Jones / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Stan Kaye] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Stan Kaye] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Johnny Curfew (introduction); Big Joe the Bank Buster; Fancy Pete; Skinny Mike
Synopsis:
Johnny Curfew tries to take Genius Jones' place as the Answer Man.

Indexer Notes

Feature continues from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #102. Art, though signed, is not by Stan Kaye.

["I've picked the winner..."] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Eddie's Aunt Lulu! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Gas House Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom McNamara (signed)
Pencils:
Tom McNamara (signed)
Inks:
Tom McNamara (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rodney Rickets; Patsy; Eddie; Aunt Lulu; Swing Shift Charlie
Synopsis:
Rodney gives Patsy the job of keeping track of Lulu.

["John! Tsk, tsk! Will you please use the ash tray!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Helpful Hubby / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils:
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks:
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Gosh - That monkey has a sad face..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Rusty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Rusty; Timmy the Cat; Mom
Synopsis:
No matter how hard Rusty tries to help he always gets blamed for everything that goes wrong.

Indexer Notes

Art is not by Lit-Win.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["It's a beautiful evening and Windy is in high spirits..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

Windy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Sulman (signed)
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman (signed)
Inks:
Joseph Sulman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Windy Braggart (introduction); Mr Green; Millie
Synopsis:
Windy brags he can fix Mr Green's car but only makes everything worse. Now Green wants him to pay for the repairs.

["His magnetic powers foil a vicious sabotage plot..."] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Even science tells us, chillun, that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line!!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

'Cabbie' Casey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Farr (signed)
Inks:
Jack Farr (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cabbie Casey
Synopsis:
Just back from the war, Casey wants to get back in the taxi business, if a bunch of German spies don't keep him from it.

["This is it! Some class!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Jasper / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win (signed)
Pencils:
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks:
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Fleer's...The Family's Flavor-Favorite! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Fleer's Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Guilty Face (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Carter (signed)
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["If I could only get a waitress cashier to help me..."] (Table of Contents: 18)

Curly's Cafe / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Callahan
Pencils:
Jack Callahan
Inks:
Jack Callahan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Curly hires a new waitress.

Leo Johnson (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dough - Re - Me! (Table of Contents: 20)

Cunnel Custard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Kaye (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
I. C. DeTonsils; Cunnel Custard; Sherrif; Hank
Synopsis:
A new singing teacher comes to town and pretty soon all harmony is gone.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Shell with a "Radio Brain!" (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dover and Clover; Genius Jones
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. F Is for Fox
  4. 3. The Ostrich and the Oysters!
    Dover and Clover
  5. 4. Genius Meets Genius
    Genius Jones
  6. 5. ["I've picked the winner..."]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Eddie's Aunt Lulu!
    The Gas House Gang
  8. 7. ["John! Tsk, tsk! Will you please use the ash tray!"]
    Helpful Hubby
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  10. 9. ["Gosh - That monkey has a sad face..."]
    Rusty
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  12. 11. ["It's a beautiful evening and Windy is in high spirits..."]
    Windy
  13. 12. ["His magnetic powers foil a vicious sabotage plot..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  14. 13. ["Even science tells us, chillun, that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line!!"]
    'Cabbie' Casey
  15. 14. ["This is it! Some class!"]
    Jasper
  16. 15. Fleer's...The Family's Flavor-Favorite!
    Fleer's Gum
  17. 16. Guilty Face
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. ["If I could only get a waitress cashier to help me..."]
    Curly's Cafe
  20. 19. Leo Johnson
    Wheaties
  21. 20. Dough - Re - Me!
    Cunnel Custard
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  23. 22. The Shell with a "Radio Brain!"
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes