(July 1944)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly except February, May, August and November
On-sale date
1944-05-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (story editor, uncredited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Story of the Man Who Couldn't Tell the Truth!! (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 [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Husky - Co-Pilot of the Pilgrim (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Man Who Couldn't Tell the Truth] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Synopsis
A compulsive liar turns to the Emerald Crusader and Doiby for help after losing his job and girl, but he cannot bring himself to be truthful with them until death stares him in the face!

Indexer Notes

Story title from cover.

Credits per Craig Delich.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors
?
Letters
Al Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your Country Needs Your Help!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cicero's Cat
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're not supposed to lift a fish into the boat with a pole!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mutt, I'll bet you two bits you don't make this hole in par!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mutt, this is a nice house you bought except one thing!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

[Falsely Accused] (Table of Contents: 9)

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]

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Maze of Murder] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Atom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Banana Peels and Crooked Heels (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Joseph Greene
Pencils
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Inks
Stan Asch [as Stan Josephs] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Counterfeit Ring, Part Two (Table of Contents: 14)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Evelyn Gaines (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy Stone

Film Fools (Table of Contents: 15)

Fat and Slat / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Wheelan

Genre
humor

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

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

[Get Hold of Their Plans] (Table of Contents: 17)

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 as possible scripter removed by Craig Delich.

Hop Harrigan Invites You to Join the All-American Flying Club (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Sultan of Kandipat's Tiger Pit! (Table of Contents: 19)

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; Sultan of Kandipat (villain)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Story of the Man Who Couldn't Tell the Truth!!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Husky - Co-Pilot of the Pilgrim
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. [The Man Who Couldn't Tell the Truth]
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. ["Order 'The Flash' another carton of Wheaties."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["Your Country Needs Your Help!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  7. 6. ["You're not supposed to lift a fish into the boat with a pole!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. ["Mutt, I'll bet you two bits you don't make this hole in par!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["Mutt, this is a nice house you bought except one thing!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. [Falsely Accused]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  12. 11. [Maze of Murder]
    The Atom
  13. 12. Banana Peels and Crooked Heels
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  15. 14. Counterfeit Ring, Part Two
    Jimmy Stone
  16. 15. Film Fools
    Fat and Slat
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  18. 17. [Get Hold of Their Plans]
    Red, White and Blue
  19. 18. Hop Harrigan Invites You to Join the All-American Flying Club
    All-American Flying Club
  20. 19. The Sultan of Kandipat's Tiger Pit!
    Hop Harrigan
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  22. 21. ["Yes! They're now on sale everywhere!"]
  23. 22. ["Say, Red, do you suppose this is what the military..."]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes