(July-August 1943)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
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

Issue Notes

Page count drops to 60 pages.


Legacy for Loot (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

How to Make Your Body Bring You Fame (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Legacy for Loot (Table of Contents: 2)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks:
Steve Brodie (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Joe Cracker (villain)
Synopsis:
A gangster inherits a bunch of construction equipment.
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

["Be sure to get these top favorites..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Fate Turns Back the Clock! (Table of Contents: 4)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 8.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; The Clock (villain); Aloysius Googe
Synopsis:
When Kent Nelson investigates the attempted murder of Dr. Fate by a mummy donated to a local museum by a millionaire, he discovers the true perpetrator of the plot: the Clock!
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich.

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

Spencer Fireworks Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Spike of Swift River (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a Superman's Secret Message.

Saga of the Seven Sisters! (Table of Contents: 8)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

First, I Predict (Table of Contents: 10)

Prof. Pipp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Hits, Runs and Errors! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Ichabob O. Utteridge; Diamond; Deuce
Synopsis:
A millionaire bets two gamblers all the money he intended to use to build a new hospital. If the Wildcats don't win the game, the town doesn't get its new hospital.

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

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

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

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

Legend (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["That's Joe - I can tell by his handwriting!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

How Well Do You Know Our War Weapons? (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Dummy vs. Percival Popp! (Table of Contents: 17)

The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop! / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Nick Todd; Cholly McCasey; Percival Popp; The Mole (villain)
Synopsis:
Percy appears on a radio program where a dummy challenges him to prove he's a better detective. Then the Spectre takes over Cholly McCasey's body to really give Popp a run.
Keywords:
magic; occult

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Prize Comics; Headline Comics / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Arco Publishing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Legacy for Loot
    The Green Arrow
  2. 1. How to Make Your Body Bring You Fame
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. Legacy for Loot
    The Green Arrow
  4. 3. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  5. 4. Fate Turns Back the Clock!
    Doctor Fate
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Co.
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. Spike of Swift River
    Good Books Worth Reading
  9. 8. Saga of the Seven Sisters!
    Aquaman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  11. 10. First, I Predict
    Prof. Pipp
  12. 11. Hits, Runs and Errors!
    Johnny Quick
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Comics
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest Comics
  15. 14. Legend
  16. 15. ["That's Joe - I can tell by his handwriting!"]
    Laffs
  17. 16. How Well Do You Know Our War Weapons?
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  18. 17. The Dummy vs. Percival Popp!
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Prize Comics; Headline Comics
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Knickerbocker Pub. Co.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Arco Publishing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes