(November-December 1943)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1943-09-20
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.


[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]
Reprints

[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)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Arrowplane

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (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)

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me getting new hunting dog.
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 C. 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)

Editing
Related Scans
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
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