(November-December 1944)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1944-09-19
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.


Tubby Strikes It Rich! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts

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) /

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

Tubby Strikes It Rich! (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Tubby Watts; Ambrose Watts; Jackpot Jollings; Mr. Evergilt; Mrs. Evergilt
Synopsis
Tubby thinks his uncle has died and left him 10 million dollars.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Captain of Cactus Gulch! (Table of Contents: 5)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Cap'n Horace Nelson; Peter Reeks
Synopsis
Unscrupulous characters convince a landlubber to pretend to be a whaling captain.

Fortified with Energy! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Green Arrow's Secret Past! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Cliff Young [as Cliff] (signed)
Inks
Steve Brodie [as Steve] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; Big Gus; Mazie
Synopsis
Big Gus and Mazie try to convince Speedy the Green Arrow used to be a crook and spent time in the big house.
Reprints

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Crime of Habit (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Carter (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

2nd page on inside back cover.

Masks and Mystery! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Harold Hamme

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Woodcarver and the Crooks! (Table of Contents: 12)

The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop! / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre; Percival Popp; Teddy Rollins; Officer Rollins; Killer Riordan
Synopsis
Officer Rollins' crippled son Teddy makes puppets of Percival and the Spectre.

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / 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. Tubby Strikes It Rich!
    Johnny Quick
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Want action?"]
  4. 3. Tubby Strikes It Rich!
    Johnny Quick
  5. 4. ["He's polishing up on his Jap lingo..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Captain of Cactus Gulch!
    Aquaman
  7. 6. Fortified with Energy!
    Baby Ruth
  8. 7. The Green Arrow's Secret Past!
    The Green Arrow
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  10. 9. A Crime of Habit
  11. 10. Masks and Mystery!
    Dover and Clover
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  13. 12. The Woodcarver and the Crooks!
    The Spectre with Percival Popp the Super Cop!
  14. 13. ["Say, General..."]
    Buzzy
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  16. 15. ["Now that's what I call a pocket flashlight"]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes