(May-June 1944)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1944-03-21
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.


When Archers Meet! (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

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

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

When Archers Meet! (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]; Professor Million (villain)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Hank, you guard this section!
Genre
humor; military

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Trouble at Forty Below! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.] (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert [as Joe] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Zero Hawkes (villain)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Life's Little Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Construction- Admission 10¢
Genre
humor

Pharoah's Lamp! (Table of Contents: 8)

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]; Hairless Harry (villain); Tupper; Dane
Synopsis
A Mr. Tupper gains control over a valuable lamp that supposedly carries the curse of a Pharaoh, leading one Hairless Harry to attempt to get it and Fate out to prove the curse is phony!
Reprints
Keywords
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich. Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Contains Samachson's trademark "EEEHHH."

Look for This Trademark! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Penguin Island! (Table of Contents: 10)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Archibald; Thomas; Alicia; Phillip
Synopsis
Uncle Archibald, tired of the world and its greed, retires to a south sea island to be alone, but his nieces and nephews won't leave him be.

Vendetta (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ivan Arlen (credited)
Letters
typeset

Goo Goo the Great! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dover; Clover

In Paper There Is Power (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman and Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Johnny Smith

Nerves Take a Holiday! (Table of Contents: 14)

The Spectre with Percival Popp, the Super-Cop / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Tack Lawson; Hjalmar Dane (villain)
Synopsis
A neurologist invents a ray gun which paralyzes people's muscles, just the thing for a bank robber.
Keywords
magic; occult

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

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Excellent statue of true friend of Japan!
Genre
advocacy

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

Invention Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Let's Go to College / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Archers Meet!
    The Green Arrow
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Weather Man
  3. 2. When Archers Meet!
    The Green Arrow
  4. 3. ["Hank, you guard this section!"]
    Hank the Yank
  5. 4. ["A guide tol' me she lost 'em in a Athens boarding house..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Trouble at Forty Below!
    Johnny Quick
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  8. 7. ["Construction- Admission 10¢"]
    Life's Little Laffs
  9. 8. Pharoah's Lamp!
    Doctor Fate
  10. 9. Look for This Trademark!
  11. 10. Penguin Island!
    Aquaman
  12. 11. Vendetta
  13. 12. Goo Goo the Great!
    Dover and Clover
  14. 13. In Paper There Is Power
    Batman and Robin
  15. 14. Nerves Take a Holiday!
    The Spectre with Percival Popp, the Super-Cop
  16. 15. ["Excellent statue of true friend of Japan!"]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Invention Company
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Let's Go to College
  19. 18. ["Tell the Mess Sergeant to look up the recipe for turtle soup."]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes