(Summer 1944)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1944-06-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (story editor, uncredited); Ted Udall (story editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Adventure of the Gambler (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; Gambler (villain)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Funny Stuff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

It's Bad for Business! (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Bester
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Synopsis
Two spinsters attempt to teach the world better manners and they decide that Doiby is a prime candidate for their uplift society.

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Butcher, I want a good roast, about ten pounds!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But--" "You talk too much!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, this looks like a new barbershop!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 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
I wish I could go to see my girl friend Vi...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Doiby Dickles Enters High Sassiety! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Henry Kuttner
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Amanda (villain); Zenobia (villain); Knuckles Ryan (villain); Butch Collins (villain); Chisel Jones (villain)
Synopsis
Doiby decides to go into the cab business and hires a fleet of drivers. Little does he know that they are all former members of the underworld who use their routes to carry out armed robberies!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I bought you a pig, Jeff!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

This and the following two strips presented as if one.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.25 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 should be glad I gave you a pig!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.25 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
Gosh, Mutt's been awfully good to me lately!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Woodall Mansion (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

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

Picture Stories from the Bible / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

A Letter to You from Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker! (Table of Contents: 17)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Gambler! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Henry Kuttner
Pencils
Martin Nodell (signed)
Inks
Martin Nodell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; The Gambler [Steven Sharpe] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Green Lantern must face a new adversary who has turned his whole life into a breath-taking gamble, and who proves to be one of the Emerald Crusader's most crafty and deadly enemies.

Indexer Notes

Alan Scott works for WMCG radio for the first time in this story.

Actually Fly (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Mysterious Blonde (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Adventure of the Gambler
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["You're headed for a big surprise!!"]
    Funny Stuff
  4. 3. It's Bad for Business!
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. ["Don't worry, darling! There's nobody around!"]
    Eveready
  6. 5. ["Butcher, I want a good roast, about ten pounds!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. ["But--" "You talk too much!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. ["Oh, this looks like a new barbershop!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["I wish I could go to see my girl friend Vi..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. ["Why not? They helped give me the energy..."]
    Wheaties
  11. 10. Doiby Dickles Enters High Sassiety!
    Green Lantern
  12. 11. ["I bought you a pig, Jeff!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  13. 12. ["You should be glad I gave you a pig!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  14. 13. ["Gosh, Mutt's been awfully good to me lately!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  16. 15. Woodall Mansion
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  18. 17. A Letter to You from Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker!
  19. 18. The Gambler!
    Green Lantern
  20. 19. Actually Fly
    Wheaties
  21. 20. ["Yes! They're now on sale everywhere!"]
  22. 21. The Mysterious Blonde
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes