(Spring 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1943-03-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Ted Udall (assistant editor, uncredited); Dorothy Rubicek (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The story mentions that Alan Scott works for a radio station, but it doesn't say which one. Irene Miller is mentioned in the story, but is never seen. G.L. uses his Magic Lamp to travel into the future in this story.


The Wizard of Odds! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Martin Nodell
Inks
Martin Nodell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern; Doiby Dickles

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

All-American by John R. Tunis (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Wizard of Odds [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (signed)
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Raakj (villain); Dorna; Nutsy Hagan
Synopsis
While on leave from the Army, Alan and Doiby run into a weird time traveler from the year 3042, whose ability to win big in all forms of gambling mystifies Green Lantern, but interests a criminal gang.

Indexer Notes

Doiby and Alan are on furlough in New York City.

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

Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Wizard of Odds] Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 6)

Green Lantern / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell
Inks
Martin Nodell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Raakj (villain); Shel-Don: King of Selenia; U-Ted (the king's son)
Synopsis
Alan and Doiby suddenly find themselves discharged from the Army, just in time to begin the search for the mysterious time traveler. Little do they realize that their search will end on the dark side of the Moon, where they discover a mystery world.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha-ha! You don't look anything like Santa Claus!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer added by Craig Delich. Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]a
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crash!" "Go on, you big bully!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

Here They Are Again! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[The Wizard of Odds] Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 11)

Green Lantern / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell
Inks
Martin Nodell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Raakj (villain); Gorrall (villain)
Synopsis
Green Lantern faces death at the hands of Gorrall, evil master of the Moon's inner world, all without the use of his power ring.

Indexer Notes

Alan and Doiby are discharged from the service because Alan's engineering skills are needed on the home front.

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I know once I go in the house the sweet woman won't let me out!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer added by Craig Delich. Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you want a dime for a soda?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Also in Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #4.

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

We Now Have 50,000 Members in the All-American Flying Club! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Flying Nursemaid (Table of Contents: 16)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 17)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Owned by Jolaine Publishing. M. C. Gaines and Jack Liebowitz.

[The Wizard of Odds] Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 18)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Martin Nodell
Inks
Martin Nodell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Raakj (villain); Dorna; Hombre Dickles
Synopsis
The Emerald Crusader and Doiby return to Earth for a final showdown, and they find that they must travel into the far future to track down the evil Raakj...and Doiby even discovers a relative of his.

Flag of the Race (Table of Contents: 19)

All-American Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney M. Elias
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

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

Knickerbocker Pub. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wizard of Odds!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. All-American by John R. Tunis
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Wizard of Odds [Chapter 1]
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. ["Here she is again!"]
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. ["The Justice Society goes into action again..."]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  7. 6. [The Wizard of Odds] Chapter 2
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. ["Ha-ha! You don't look anything like Santa Claus!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["Crash!" "Go on, you big bully!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. Here They Are Again!
    Mutt & Jeff
  11. 10. ["Now on sale!"]
    All-Flash
  12. 11. [The Wizard of Odds] Chapter 3
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. ["I know once I go in the house the sweet woman won't let me out!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  14. 13. ["So you want a dime for a soda?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  15. 14. The Big Eight!
  16. 15. We Now Have 50,000 Members in the All-American Flying Club!
    All-American Flying Club
  17. 16. The Flying Nursemaid
    Hop Harrigan
  18. 17. Statement of Ownership
  19. 18. [The Wizard of Odds] Chapter 4
    Green Lantern
  20. 19. Flag of the Race
    All-American Stamp Page
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Knickerbocker Pub. Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes