(July 1942)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (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

Crime, Incoporated (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy

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

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

Anything Can Happen on the River! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Josette Frank
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Adventure of the Bankrupt Heroes! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Crime, Incorporated (villain)
Synopsis:
Oliver has to take a job in a department store when stock market reverses tie up his fortune.
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

Indexer Notes

Green Arrow is blond and Speedy has red hair in this story.

["Well, now that we're here, what do we do?"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["War calls the Justice Society into action!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Hall of Lost Heirs (Table of Contents: 6)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; The Clock (villain); Inza Kramer; Stanley Kovacks; Erna Hanley; Hector Borne; Taggart
Synopsis:
The Clock supplies phoney lost heirs to collect millions in legacies and kidnaps the real heirs so they can't interfere.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Fate wears half-helmet. Letterer credit addded by Craig Delich.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["What queer quirk of fate sent gangsters to the hospital?"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Radio Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Keene]; Leopardess (villain); Irish

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes.

Champ of the Waves (Table of Contents: 9)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Dotty; George Riggs; Humber; Roder
Synopsis:
Aquaman helps a young man who can't swim win a crooked swimming race.

Hero's Death (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Hilton (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.22 page (report information)

["Here we go off on a long hike again!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.44 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Prize Comics / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Code for Conspirators (Table of Contents: 14)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton] (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Kloven (villain)

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

Morrow Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["It's a swell night!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Case of the Scholarly Spendthrift (Table of Contents: 17)

The Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Claudius Harmon; Sport O'Dea
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Now on Sale (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Tootsie Roll of Honor (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Crime, Incoporated
    The Green Arrow
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Anything Can Happen on the River!
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Adventure of the Bankrupt Heroes!
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Well, now that we're here, what do we do?"]
    Laffs
  6. 5. ["War calls the Justice Society into action!"]
    All-Star Comics
  7. 6. Hall of Lost Heirs
    Doctor Fate
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  9. 8. ["What queer quirk of fate sent gangsters to the hospital?"]
    Radio Squad
  10. 9. Champ of the Waves
    Aquaman
  11. 10. Hero's Death
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["Here we go off on a long hike again!"]
    Private Pete
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Prize Comics
  15. 14. Code for Conspirators
    Johnny Quick
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  17. 16. ["It's a swell night!"]
    Shorty
  18. 17. The Case of the Scholarly Spendthrift
    The Spectre
  19. 18. Now on Sale
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  21. 20. The Tootsie Roll of Honor
    Tootsie Rolls
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes