(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)
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

Yours Truly, Doom! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

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: 2)

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: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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: 5)

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: 6) (Expand) /

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

Somewhere in the Pacific! (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ruth Kaufman
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman

Indexer Notes

Script credits from Ruth Lyons Kaufman & 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: 8)

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: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Captive (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Berry (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

The Sting of the Hornet Fleet (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

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

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

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: 13) (Expand) /

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

San Marino (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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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: 16)

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

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

Genre
superhero
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: 17) (Expand) /

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

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