(September-October 1944)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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

Issue Notes

First 52-page issue; Doctor Fate cut due to reduction.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Green Arrow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

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

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

["For spine-tingling action..."] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Magician and the Mobsters (Table of Contents: 3)

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:
Spectre; Percival Popp; Mack Holden; Muscles (villain)
Synopsis:
A down on his luck amateur magician buys some tricks at an auction and incurs the wrath of Muscles and his gang as a result.
Keywords:
magic; occult

["That's right, folks..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

["Wait till he throws down some more coconuts"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Date with the Law! (Table of Contents: 6)

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:
"Wily" Whiley; Green Arrow; Speedy; John Jeffers
Synopsis:
A criminal tricks Green Arrow into stealing for him.

["He likes his Wheaties double-toasted."] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Smoking Volcano! (Table of Contents: 8)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman

["Meet Junior, folks. I call him 'Small-Time'!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Hectic History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor

Trumpet of Vengeance (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltonoff [as Blair Bolton] (credited)
Letters:
typeset

The Missing Hour! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Models for Crime! (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Tubby Watts; Leo the Loop (villain)

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

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Energy When You Need It! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Arrow
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["For spine-tingling action..."]
  4. 3. The Magician and the Mobsters
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
  5. 4. ["That's right, folks..."]
  6. 5. ["Wait till he throws down some more coconuts"]
    Eveready
  7. 6. Date with the Law!
    The Green Arrow
  8. 7. ["He likes his Wheaties double-toasted."]
    Wheaties
  9. 8. The Smoking Volcano!
    Aquaman
  10. 9. ["Meet Junior, folks. I call him 'Small-Time'!"]
    Hectic History
  11. 10. Trumpet of Vengeance
  12. 11. The Missing Hour!
    Dover and Clover
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  14. 13. Models for Crime!
    Johnny Quick
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  16. 15. Energy When You Need It!
    Baby Ruth
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