(September-October 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

The Case of the Corny Crook (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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Jackhammer (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Includes a Superman's Secret Message.

The Case of the Corny Crook! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Gentleman Jim Dawson
Keywords:
Arrowplane (car)

["Be sure to get these top favorites..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Legend of Lucky Lane (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]; Lucky Lane (villain, introduction, death); Chicago Charlie
Synopsis:
Lucky Lane, who has a record of a very murderous career, believes his lucky ring will protect him from justice, and Dr. Fate.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich. Writer id confirmed by use of typical Samachson words such as "EEEAAH" and "Unexpectedly..."

["What roof covers the most noisy tenant?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Kwiz Kwik / cartoon / 1 page (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.

Convoy to Murmansk! (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman
Synopsis:
Aquaman convoys a munitions ship to help the Russians that is crewed entirely by women!

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Adventure of the Forty-Foot Shelf! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Capt. Fritz Prussick

["Help me - This time I won't turn..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Hank the Yank / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Houlihan
Pencils:
Ray Houlihan
Inks:
Ray Houlihan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military

The Trap (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ?
Inks:
Raymond Perry ?
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["I wonder how many people will recognize me tonight at the masquerade?"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

Crime Cures a Complex! (Table of Contents: 13)

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]; Price Kenalin; Percival Popp; Ralph Kenalin; Carney
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Percival wears the Spectre's costume.

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the Corny Crook
    The Green Arrow
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Jackhammer
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Case of the Corny Crook!
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  6. 5. The Legend of Lucky Lane
    Doctor Fate
  7. 6. ["What roof covers the most noisy tenant?"]
    Kwiz Kwik
  8. 7. Convoy to Murmansk!
    Aquaman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  10. 9. The Adventure of the Forty-Foot Shelf!
    Johnny Quick
  11. 10. ["Help me - This time I won't turn..."]
    Hank the Yank
  12. 11. The Trap
  13. 12. ["I wonder how many people will recognize me tonight at the masquerade?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  14. 13. Crime Cures a Complex!
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Prize Comics; Headline Comics
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
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