(Summer 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-06-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (editor); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of June 26 in ad in All-American Comics #41.

Alan Scott works for APEX Studios in this issue.


The Green Lantern and Doiby Dickles Join the Army! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irwin Hasen [as I. H.] (signed)
Inks
Irwin Hasen [as I. H.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern; Alan Scott; Doiby Dickles
Reprints

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

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

Forest Patrol by Jim Kjelgaard (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Total War! Chapter I: Foemen in the Fog (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles (in costume); Irene Miller; Captain Kortz (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
While investigating a mysterious wreck at sea, Alan, Doiby and Irene are picked up by an invading force of the Gestapo (led by Captain Kortz), but Green Lantern saves the day by destroying the Nazi air force before it can strike on land.

Indexer Notes

Finger script credit from Craig Delich, We formerly credited Ted Udall.

In this issue, Doiby uses a green signal flare to summon Green Lantern. Also in this story, G.L. recites an unusual oath: "I shed my light upon dark evil! For evil cannot stand the light of the Green Lantern!"

Another Big Issue of All-Star (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

All-Flash Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Twas the night before Christmas...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero's Cat
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[3].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chewing gum
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero's Cat; Cicero
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[3].

[Total War!] Chapter 2: The Den of Doom! (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; General Brock; Captain Kortz (villain); Doctor Zapt (villain)
Synopsis
In order to learn more fully the details behind Fifth Columnist activities in America, Alan poses as a Nazi spy. Unfortunately, Doiby decides to pose as the same spy and G.L. must enter the fray, but not before Doiby carelessly reveals the Emerald Crusader's weaknesses to Captain Kortz.

Indexer Notes

Finger script credit per Craig Delich. We formerly credited Ted Udall.

Possible alternate title: "Daggers of the Dictators."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Sweet Adeline / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At last revenge is hear at hand...
Genre
humor
Characters
Adeline

Boys! Girls! Have You Joined the American Observation Corps? (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[Total War!] Chapter 3: Green Lantern Enlists!! (Table of Contents: 12)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; General Brock; Lt. Sowers; Capt. Kortz (villain)
Synopsis
Alan and Doiby re-enlist in the U.S. Army, and soon after, Doiby is poisoned by Gestapo agents and is saved by G.L. at the last possible moment. Irene is also kidnapped by Kortz and the Master of Light must track down these culprits as well.

Indexer Notes

Finger script credit per Craig Delich. We formerly credited Ted Udall.

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Spy Signal (Table of Contents: 14)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Sensation Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now see here, Son...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero's Cat; Mutt; Cicero
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[3].

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

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Power of imagination working
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero's Cat
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #[3].

[Total War!] Chapter 4: Journey's End for Nazis! (Table of Contents: 18)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Irene Miller; Lt. Sowers; Capt Kortz (villain)
Synopsis
Over-powered by Kortz's defense against his ring, Green Lantern and Doiby are buried alive in wet cement!

Indexer Notes

Finger script per Craig Delich. We formerly credited Ted Udall.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr. - Secretary of the Treasury!

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Green Lantern and Doiby Dickles Join the Army!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Forest Patrol by Jim Kjelgaard
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Total War! Chapter I: Foemen in the Fog
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. Another Big Issue of All-Star
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  6. 5. ["Boys and girls!"]
    All-Flash Quarterly
  7. 6. ["'Twas the night before Christmas..."]
    Cicero's Cat
  8. 7. ["Chewing gum"]
    Cicero's Cat
  9. 8. [Total War!] Chapter 2: The Den of Doom!
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. ["Here we are again..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  11. 10. ["At last revenge is hear at hand..."]
    Sweet Adeline
  12. 11. Boys! Girls! Have You Joined the American Observation Corps?
    All-American Flying Club
  13. 12. [Total War!] Chapter 3: Green Lantern Enlists!!
    Green Lantern
  14. 13. The Big Eight!
  15. 14. Spy Signal
    Hop Harrigan
  16. 15. ["Have you been following Wonder Woman in Sensation Comics?"]
    Wonder Woman; Sensation Comics
  17. 16. ["Now see here, Son..."]
    Cicero's Cat
  18. 17. ["Power of imagination working"]
    Cicero's Cat
  19. 18. [Total War!] Chapter 4: Journey's End for Nazis!
    Green Lantern
  20. 19. ["Here it is, boys and girls..."]
    Wonder Woman
  21. 20. ["A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr. - Secretary of the Treasury!"]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Bob Hughes
  • Per Sandell
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes