(August 1942)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-06-16
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.


Robin Hood's Revenge (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
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)

Treasure Mountain (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Robin Hood's Revenge! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils
George Papp (signed)
Inks
George Papp (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Wurm (villain); Robin Hood; Maid Marian; Sir Guy; Friar Tuck
Synopsis
Thanks to Professor Wurm's time pills, GA and Speedy end up in Robin Hood's time.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

Don & Nancy Magicians Entertain Their Friends! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Kool-Aid / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Luck for Sale! (Table of Contents: 5)

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 Red Sage (villain); Al Quigg; Inza Kramer
Synopsis
The Red Sage holds people in his power by threatening to manipulate the stock market in such a way as for them to lose their fortunes unless they do his bidding.
Reprints
Keywords
occult

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit and modified synposis added by Craig Delich.

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

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Imagine - My wife calls golf a silly game!
Genre
humor

Sure-Fire Formula! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Leading Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Puzzle of the Devil Deaths (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]; Satan (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

King of the Convict Island (Table of Contents: 9)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Leef; Yascom; Larue; Adams
Synopsis
Prisoners on Convict Island use the war as an opportunity to take the place over.
Keywords
Atlantis

Small Town Stuff (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Kimball (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wotta racket!
Genre
humor

Another Big Issue of All-Star (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Letters in the Sky! (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Boss Quash (villain); Michael Blair
Synopsis
Johnny gets involved in straightening out a crooked election.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Hen-Pecked Harry / comic story / 0.44 page (report information)

Script
Hal Sherman (signed)
Pencils
Hal Sherman (signed)
Inks
Hal Sherman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Won't you ever learn!
Genre
humor

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

statement of ownership / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Publisher:Detective Comics Inc
Published monthly at St. Louis Missouri
Editorial: 480 Lexington Ave, NY, NY
Editor Whitney F. Ellsworth
Owners: Harry Donenfeld; Paul Sampliner
Business Manager: Jack Liebowitz

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

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Now on Sale (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

The Truth Hurts! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Henry Barton; Tacks Taggert (villain); the Van Ryalts
Synopsis
Henry Barton invents a pill that makes everybody tell the truth and it immediately falls into the hands of Tacks Taggert.

Indexer Notes

Takes place in Gotham Town.

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

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...

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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. Robin Hood's Revenge
    The Green Arrow
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Treasure Mountain
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Robin Hood's Revenge!
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. Don & Nancy Magicians Entertain Their Friends!
    Kool-Aid
  6. 5. Luck for Sale!
    Doctor Fate
  7. 6. ["Imagine - My wife calls golf a silly game!"]
    Gags
  8. 7. Sure-Fire Formula!
    Leading Comics
  9. 8. The Puzzle of the Devil Deaths
    Radio Squad
  10. 9. King of the Convict Island
    Aquaman
  11. 10. Small Town Stuff
  12. 11. ["Wotta racket!"]
    Clancy the Cop
  13. 12. Another Big Issue of All-Star
    All-Star Comics
  14. 13. Letters in the Sky!
    Johnny Quick
  15. 14. ["Won't you ever learn!"]
    Hen-Pecked Harry
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. Now on Sale
  19. 18. The Truth Hurts!
    The Spectre
  20. 19. ["A special message to the boys and girls of America..."]
  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