(November 1942)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-09-15
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.


[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
Reprints

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 C. 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.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrowplane (car)

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew - Heap job!" "Chief Hot Foot very busy - Wonder what he doing?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (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.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to look nature over - I want to be by myself!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jerry

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

advertisement / 0.22 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (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)

Editing
Related Scans
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:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
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