(February 1943)

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); 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

[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

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.
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)

["The Sarge told us to be very tough on parking violators!"] (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:
?

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.

["A war stamp, please..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

["Say, Oscar, your check bounced!"] (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:
?

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).

["Be sure to get these top favorites..."] (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