(July-August 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

[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

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.

["Order 'The Flash' another carton of Wheaties."] (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)
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 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.

["He's the happiest guy I ever saw!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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)

["Say, Red, do you suppose..."] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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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:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes