(April 1943)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-02-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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)

A Green Field for Courage (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Josette Frank (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Includes a Junior Justice Society of America secret message.

Yours Truly, Doom! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Cliff Young (signed as Cliff)
Inks
Steve Brodie (signed as Steve)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
The Green Arrow
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Doom (introduction, villain); Preston; Bill Foster; Tom Wayne; Dick Holmes
Reprints

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

Gags / 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
Gosh, I forgot to shut the windows of our house before we left!
Genre
humor

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

Leading Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Mighty Mite / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Omigoodness! Rudolph the tiger has escaped!!
Genre
humor

Case of the Healthy Patient! (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]; Inza Carmer; Mr. Campbell; Dr. Wright; Din Din the movie dog
Synopsis
Dr. Fate, believing that a Dr. Wright has committed a perfectly healthy patient to the hospital, investigates and discovers that someone is after something of importance in the doctor's home: a book on animal diseases.
Reprints
Keywords
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich.

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

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

Somewhere in the Pacific! (Table of Contents: 9)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ruth Kaufman (see notes); Jack Schiff (see notes)
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Aquaman [straight, shadow behind]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman

Indexer Notes

Script credits from Ruth Lyons Kaufman and Bill Jourdain article in Alter Ego #27 (August 2003). Script was heavily edited by editor Jack Schiff.

The Art of Shadow Boxing (Table of Contents: 10)

McGoik Instructs / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Papp (signed)
Pencils
George Papp (signed)
Inks
George Papp (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

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

The Captive (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Berry (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

The Sting of the Hornet Fleet (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Don Cameron ?
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.)
Inks
Charles Paris (signed as Paris)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Cadmus Crumbie; Henry Hornet, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 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
I caught this thief in my house...
Genre
humor

World's Finest Value! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

San Marino (Table of Contents: 16)

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Elias (credited as Sidney M. Elias)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

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

Private Pete / 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
Here comes the new Sergeant I've got to pick up...
Genre
humor; military

Crime-Buster by Proxy! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Pierce Rice (signed as Bernard Baily)
Inks
Pierce Rice (signed as Bernard Baily)
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson (see notes)

Genre
superhero; humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Facey (villain)
Synopsis
When Corrigan joins the Army, the Spectre splits off and loses the power to become visible.
Keywords
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wonders of Science Simplified / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Energy to Battle Odds (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]
    Green Arrow
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. A Green Field for Courage
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Yours Truly, Doom!
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Gosh, I forgot to shut the windows of our house before we left!"]
    Gags
  6. 5. ["Hey! What goes on here?!?"]
    Leading Comics
  7. 6. ["Omigoodness! Rudolph the tiger has escaped!!"]
    Mighty Mite
  8. 7. Case of the Healthy Patient!
    Doctor Fate
  9. 8. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  10. 9. Somewhere in the Pacific!
    Aquaman
  11. 10. The Art of Shadow Boxing
    McGoik Instructs
  12. 11. ["The Justice Society goes into action again..."]
    All-Star Comics
  13. 12. The Captive
  14. 13. The Sting of the Hornet Fleet
    Johnny Quick
  15. 14. ["I caught this thief in my house..."]
    Clancy the Cop
  16. 15. World's Finest Value!
    World's Finest Comics
  17. 16. San Marino
    Stamps
  18. 17. ["Here comes the new Sergeant I've got to pick up..."]
    Private Pete
  19. 18. Crime-Buster by Proxy!
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Science Simplified
  22. 21. Energy to Battle Odds
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
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