(May-June 1943)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Silks and Spice and Everything Nice! (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Peter Piper; Pickle Pepper

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

["One of you boys will have to swim back!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

A Real Winner from the Start! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Boy Commandos / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Man Who Belittled Fate! (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]; Mr. Who (villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Who, after getting some his Solution Z smuggled into prison, escapes from his cell and is able to shrink Doctor Fate down to miniature size and imprison him in a bird cage.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich.

["Er - I haven't any change for a tip..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Grand-Dad Has a Victory Program! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Morrow Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Hey you! Where do you think you are?"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["The Justice Society goes into action again..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Marauders of the Mississippi! (Table of Contents: 10)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Ark the seal; Ebenezer Rugg
Synopsis:
Criminals try to take advantage of a flood on the Mississippi.

["Gosh - he's the big shot at this camp!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military

Boys - Girls! Solve This Puzzle (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Billy Wade / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Tokio Calling (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Wayne (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Mystery of the Missing Fat Man! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Avery Dupois; Fat Men's Club; Mr. Slattery
Synopsis:
Avery Dupois goes into the phone booth at the Fat Men's Club and disappears.

["Hey! What goes on here?!?"] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

A Peach of a Pair... (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Zanzibar (Table of Contents: 17)

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Page includes several ads from stamps dealers.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

MacArthur of Bataan (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script:
Josette Frank
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Includes Junior Justice Society of America message.

The Prophet Takes a Loss! (Table of Contents: 20)

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:
?

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

["Be sure to get these top favorites..."] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Webster's Complete Reference Dictionary and Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fighting Energy (Table of Contents: 23) (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. [no title indexed]
    Knickerbocker Pub. Co.
  3. 2. Silks and Spice and Everything Nice!
    The Green Arrow
  4. 3. ["One of you boys will have to swim back!"]
    Gags
  5. 4. A Real Winner from the Start!
    Boy Commandos
  6. 5. The Man Who Belittled Fate!
    Doctor Fate
  7. 6. ["Er - I haven't any change for a tip..."]
    Laffs
  8. 7. Grand-Dad Has a Victory Program!
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  9. 8. ["Hey you! Where do you think you are?"]
    Clancy the Cop
  10. 9. ["The Justice Society goes into action again..."]
    All-Star Comics
  11. 10. Marauders of the Mississippi!
    Aquaman
  12. 11. ["Gosh - he's the big shot at this camp!"]
    Private Pete
  13. 12. Boys - Girls! Solve This Puzzle
    Billy Wade
  14. 13. Tokio Calling
  15. 14. The Mystery of the Missing Fat Man!
    Johnny Quick
  16. 15. ["Hey! What goes on here?!?"]
    Leading Comics
  17. 16. A Peach of a Pair...
    Prize Comics; Headline Comics
  18. 17. Zanzibar
    Stamps
  19. 18. Editorial Advisory Board
  20. 19. MacArthur of Bataan
    Good Books Worth Reading
  21. 20. The Prophet Takes a Loss!
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
  22. 21. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Webster's Complete Reference Dictionary and Encyclopedia
  24. 23. Fighting 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
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes