(February 1943)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-12-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited editor); Jack Schiff (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
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks
Cliff Young (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
Josette Frank
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

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

The Mystery of the Mathematical Master (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
Cliff Young [as Cliff] (signed)
Inks
Steve Brodie [as Steve] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Prof. Million (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
Prof. Million hires criminals to commit crimes he plans in order to make money for his college.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrowplane (car)

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Comic Cavalcade / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Sarge told us to be very tough on parking violators!
Genre
humor

The Victim of Dr. Fate! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Doctor Roland; Mad Dog McBain (villain)
Synopsis
Dr. Nelson believes his negligence has lead to a witness's death and the freeing of Mad Dog McBain from his murder of twelve innocent people.
Reprints
Keywords
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich.

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

John L Jr. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A war stamp, please...
Genre
humor; children

The Man Who Chased the Rainbow! (Table of Contents: 9)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; John Wilson

Indexer Notes

Writer from Bails' Who's Who. Confirmed by Bob Hughes. Excessive use of passive voice, run on sentences held together by ellipses.

Enemy Advance (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Glenn (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Headline Comics; Prize Comics / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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
Say, Oscar, your check bounced!
Genre
humor

Tubby Watts, Hero! (Table of Contents: 13)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Mort Morton, Jr. [Mort Meskin]
Synopsis
Tubby breaks into Mort Morton's office to complain about how he's treated in the stories.

Greece (Table of Contents: 14)

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

Recognition at Last! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 0.44 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

advertisement / 0.22 page (report information)

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

Victory Picture Frames / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Crime Makes a Movie! (Table of Contents: 18)

The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop! / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Dollar Dan (villain)
Keywords
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Gotham City.

Letterer identification by Craig Delich. Fox script verified from his notes in Alter Ego #21 (February 2003).

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

High in Energy (Table of Contents: 21) (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 Mystery of the Mathematical Master
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Comic Cavalcade
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comics
  7. 6. ["The Sarge told us to be very tough on parking violators!"]
    Clancy the Cop
  8. 7. The Victim of Dr. Fate!
    Doctor Fate
  9. 8. ["A war stamp, please..."]
    John L Jr.
  10. 9. The Man Who Chased the Rainbow!
    Aquaman
  11. 10. Enemy Advance
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Headline Comics; Prize Comics
  13. 12. ["Say, Oscar, your check bounced!"]
    Laffs
  14. 13. Tubby Watts, Hero!
    Johnny Quick
  15. 14. Greece
    Stamps
  16. 15. Recognition at Last!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Victory Picture Frames
  19. 18. Crime Makes a Movie!
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
  20. 19. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  22. 21. High in Energy
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes