(April 1944)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Mystery of the Melancholy Men (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Reinman [as P.R.] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman [as P.R.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern; Doiby Dickles

Mystery of the Melancholy Men (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Synopsis:
Alan Scott checks Doiby into an exclusive club to get more exercise, and runs into a secret Nazi base by accident.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Characters and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-13-08.

["Mutt, ain't we goin' to this dance by taxi?"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

["Boy, am I mad!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Gosh, I need at least fifty cents more..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Mutt! Mutt, wake up!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Mutt, do you think the boss would let me have the day off?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Ah, fair maiden, you say you do not love me..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["You're gonna walk clear across the continent..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Ain't you ashamed?"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Doiby Dickles Goes on a Case: Paper Salvage! (Table of Contents: 10)

Doiby Dickles / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Synopsis:
Doiby tackles a stranger and accuses him of wasting paper and explains its importance to the war effort. The stranger explains that the receptacle the paper was thrown into was not a waste bin but was rather specifically designated for collecting waste paper for the war effort.
Keywords:
paper salvage; waste paper

Indexer Notes

Illustrated one-page PSA for Paper Salvage.

13 Centuries Earlier (Table of Contents: 11)

Scribbly and the Red Tornado / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Scribbly; Red Tornado [Ma Hunkle]

The Atom vs. Nick Crock (Table of Contents: 12)

The Atom / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher
Inks:
Joe Gallagher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]; Nick Crock (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

The Man Who Bought Shadows (Table of Contents: 13)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; The Shade (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. This story's villain is NOT the Flash's foe.

Message from Nowhere [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 14)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy Stone

The Caissons Go Rolling Along (Table of Contents: 15)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher
Inks:
Joe Gallagher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Dugan; Whitey White; Blooey Blue

Indexer Notes

Ted Udall script credit removed by Craig Delich.

Flying Lions of Wadi Jahara (Table of Contents: 16)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 9-13-08.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mystery of the Melancholy Men
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Mystery of the Melancholy Men
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. ["Mutt, ain't we goin' to this dance by taxi?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  4. 3. ["Boy, am I mad!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  5. 4. ["Gosh, I need at least fifty cents more..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  6. 5. ["Mutt! Mutt, wake up!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. ["Mutt, do you think the boss would let me have the day off?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. ["Ah, fair maiden, you say you do not love me..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["You're gonna walk clear across the continent..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. ["Ain't you ashamed?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  11. 10. Doiby Dickles Goes on a Case: Paper Salvage!
    Doiby Dickles
  12. 11. 13 Centuries Earlier
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  13. 12. The Atom vs. Nick Crock
    The Atom
  14. 13. The Man Who Bought Shadows
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  15. 14. Message from Nowhere [Part 2]
    Jimmy Stone
  16. 15. The Caissons Go Rolling Along
    Red, White and Blue
  17. 16. Flying Lions of Wadi Jahara
    Hop Harrigan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lionel English
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes