(May-June 1944)

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

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

[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)

["Hank, you guard this section!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
humor; military

["A guide tol' me she lost 'em in a Athens boarding house..."] (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 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)

["Construction- Admission 10¢"] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

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

["Excellent statue of true friend of Japan!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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)

["Tell the Mess Sergeant to look up the recipe for turtle soup."] (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:
  • 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