(November 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Includes a Junior Justice Society of America message and a Superman message.

The Man Who Reclaimed His Face! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks:
Steve Brodie (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Angel (villain); Richard Bright; Rankin
Synopsis:
An evil surgeon turns men into gargoyles and then blackmails them into committing crimes.
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

["Whew - Heap job!" "Chief Hot Foot very busy - Wonder what he doing?"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Here it is again!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Man Who Changed Faces!! (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]; Inza; Carl Grubber (villain); Dr. Brennen
Synopsis:
Kent tells Inza he's been studying medicine and becomes an intern at the Wetherby Free Clinic. Meanwhile Fate discovers Carl Grubber is forcing Dr. Brennen to perform plastic surgery on dangerous criminals.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Kent Nelson becomes a medical doctor and drops his cape from his costume. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

["I'm going to look nature over - I want to be by myself!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.44 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry

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

advertisement / 0.22 page (report information)

["Like a broken drum..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Second-Hand Arches (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Sandy Keene; Larry Trent]
Synopsis:
Management splits up our heroes and has Sandy pounding a beat by himself. He breaks up a crime and rescues his ex-partner while shopping for arch supports.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

The Unhappy Hunting Grounds (Table of Contents: 11)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene ?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Morrel (villain)
Synopsis:
Morrel engages in an illegal seal hunt using electric guns, then strands Aquaman on a desert island where the sun will dry him out and kill him.

Trick Flight (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tex Dowd (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Chinchilla (Table of Contents: 13)

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sidney M. Elias
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several ads from stamps dealers.

The Jest of Jason Biltwell! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton, Jr.] (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Jasper Biltwell; Eb Tyde (villain); Dan Wells
Synopsis:
Jasper Biltwell makes three impossible demands on his nephew Dan Wells before he can inherit his fortune. And crooked lawyer Eb Tyde does his best to make sure he doesn't complete them, even with Johnny Quick's help.

Don't Miss Your Favorites! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

When Money Talks! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Hiram Mink (villain)
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Energy That's Ready for Action! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Arrow
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Man Who Reclaimed His Face!
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Whew - Heap job!" "Chief Hot Foot very busy - Wonder what he doing?"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  6. 5. ["Here it is again!"]
    All-Star Comics
  7. 6. The Man Who Changed Faces!!
    Doctor Fate
  8. 7. ["I'm going to look nature over - I want to be by myself!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. ["Like a broken drum..."]
    Leading Comics
  11. 10. The Case of the Second-Hand Arches
    Radio Squad
  12. 11. The Unhappy Hunting Grounds
    Aquaman
  13. 12. Trick Flight
  14. 13. Chinchilla
    Stamps
  15. 14. The Jest of Jason Biltwell!
    Johnny Quick
  16. 15. Don't Miss Your Favorites!
  17. 16. When Money Talks!
    The Spectre
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  20. 19. Energy That's Ready for Action!
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
  • 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