(July 1942)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-05-16
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


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
Reprints

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.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrowplane (car)

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, now that we're here, what do we do?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (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)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What queer quirk of fate sent gangsters to the hospital?
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)

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here we go off on a long hike again!
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 C. 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)

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a swell night!
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:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • 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