(November-December 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

[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 [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

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

Funk and Wagnalls New Standard Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Guardians of Injustice! (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]; "Honest Herman" (villain)

Indexer Notes

Arrowplane

Get Going Full Speed Ahead (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Destiny of Mr. Coffin! (Table of Contents: 5)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks:
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Mr. Charles Coffin; Thomas Coffin (villain); Herbie the Horse (villain)
Synopsis:
One evening Doctor Fate runs into a man who takes the wildest of chances, fully believing that he was born a victim of fate because his name contains 13 letters!
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Art revision from Stan Aschmeier to Kozlak, verified by Craig Delich and Jerry Bails.

Do You Want to See Stars? (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

["Me getting new hunting dog."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

Battle of Italy! (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

No Sale! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Tubby Takes a Flyer! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts
Synopsis:
Tubby overhears Johnny's formula and gains super speed himself...with the expected results.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Tall Hunter (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Josette Frank
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes a Superman's Secret Message and a coupon for enrollment in the Supermen of America.

Hero's Mission (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brandon (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ?
Inks:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; war

The Affair of the Fallacious Foto! (Table of Contents: 14)

Dover and Clover / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dover; Clover

Indexer Notes

first appearance

The Man Who Hated Puppets! (Table of Contents: 15)

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]; Percival Popp; Marty Warren
Keywords:
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Gotham City. Fox Script verified from his notes in Alter Ego #21 (February 2003).

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

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Aeronautics Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bristling with Energy (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Arrow
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Funk and Wagnalls New Standard Encyclopedia
  3. 2. Guardians of Injustice!
    The Green Arrow
  4. 3. Get Going Full Speed Ahead
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  6. 5. The Destiny of Mr. Coffin!
    Doctor Fate
  7. 6. Do You Want to See Stars?
    Star Spangled Comics
  8. 7. ["Me getting new hunting dog."]
    Chief Hot Foot
  9. 8. Battle of Italy!
    Aquaman
  10. 9. No Sale!
  11. 10. Tubby Takes a Flyer!
    Johnny Quick
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. The Tall Hunter
    Good Books Worth Reading
  14. 13. Hero's Mission
  15. 14. The Affair of the Fallacious Foto!
    Dover and Clover
  16. 15. The Man Who Hated Puppets!
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    National Aeronautics Council
  20. 19. Bristling with Energy
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes