(July-August 1943)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1943-05-15
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.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


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
Reprints

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.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrowplane (car)

[no title indexed] (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 C. 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

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

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's Joe - I can tell by his handwriting!
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
Related Scans
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:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes