(September-October 1943)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1943-07-17
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


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
Reprints

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
Reprints
Keywords
Arrowplane (car)

[no title indexed] (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..."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Kwiz Kwik / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What roof covers the most noisy tenant?
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 C. 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help me - This time I won't turn...
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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder how many people will recognize me tonight at the masquerade?
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)

Editing
Related Scans
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:
  • 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