(July-August 1944)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1944-05-23
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow; Dover and Clover / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Cliff Young ? (GA & Speedy); Henry Boltinoff (Dover & Clover)
Inks
Cliff Young ? (GA & Speedy); Henry Boltinoff (Dover & Clover)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; Dover; Clover
Reprints

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Cartoons of Crime (Table of Contents: 2)

The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop! / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Paul Binny; Rollin' Rodent; Willie the Wolf; Dinky the Elephant
Synopsis
Percival has to guard the payroll at a cartoon studio.
Keywords
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Fabulous Fawn! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks
Steve Brodie (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Phineas Trippe (villain); Alf (hood); Bart (hood)
Reprints
Keywords
Arrowcar

Indexer Notes

Arrowplane now called Arrowcar. Not one of the regular writers. Most resembles Alvin Schwartz, unless its somebody I've never heard of. (Bob Hughes)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tall, Slim and Handsome! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Doc Filch (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Whirlwind Wig Hunt! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dover; Clover

Framed (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Trent (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

The Bashful King of Crime! (Table of Contents: 10)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jon Chester Kozlak
Inks
Jon Chester Kozlak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Stumpy Small (villain); Henry Halfpint
Synopsis
Dr. Fate thinks he is seeing double when a young kid, found at the scene of a crime, is instead an exact double for a wanted criminal.
Reprints
Keywords
magic; occult

Indexer Notes

Last Golden Age appearance. Synopsis added by Craig Delich.

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

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's the happiest guy I ever saw!
Genre
advocacy

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Treasure of the Deep! (Table of Contents: 13)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Phineas Blodgett; Sponsler (villain)
Synopsis
Phineas Blodgett tries to extract gold from sea water. Sponsler thinks he can use the method for crime.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Mathematics Made Simple / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Arrow; Dover and Clover
  2. 1. Tops in Comics!
  3. 2. Cartoons of Crime
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
  4. 3. ["Order 'The Flash' another carton of Wheaties."]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Fabulous Fawn!
    The Green Arrow
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  7. 6. Tall, Slim and Handsome!
    Johnny Quick
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  9. 8. The Whirlwind Wig Hunt!
    Dover and Clover
  10. 9. Framed
  11. 10. The Bashful King of Crime!
    Doctor Fate
  12. 11. ["He's the happiest guy I ever saw!"]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  14. 13. Treasure of the Deep!
    Aquaman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mathematics Made Simple
  16. 15. ["Say, Red, do you suppose..."]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes