(March-April 1945)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-01-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney 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)

Dover and Clover / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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) /

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

The Unattainable Princess! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; J.B. Barnes; Princess Xenia; Derek Dane; Count Carl (villain)
Synopsis
A publicity stunt designed to promote a new movie, attract the attention of some crooks instead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Cruise of the Jolly Roger! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Ira Yarbrough ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Squint; Tiny; Lefty (villain); Duke (villain)
Synopsis
A couple of escaped felons attempt to board a raft commanded by Clark and his two friends. However, when Clark protests, one of the two criminals shoots him!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

Letters credit from Todd Klein via his blog Kleinletters, posted 23 September 2016 (http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-more-fun-comics/).

Clark Kent does not wear glasses. No Siegel and Shuster by-line.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Major Muffit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Twenty six letters ain't half enough in any man's alphabet - I say!
Genre
humor

The Bird-and-Bee Bandits! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.]
Inks
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts
Synopsis
Johnny battles crooks who try to rob a pet show.

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm - Heap strange!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Printed in St. Louis Missouri
Publisher: Detective Comics Inc.
Editor: F. W. Ellsworth
Business Manager: Jack Liebowitz
Owners: H. Donnenfeld, P. H. Sampliner
All at 480 Lexington Ave, NY 17, NY

On the Beam (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth [as Fred Whitby]
Letters
typeset

Not to Be Repeated! (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

A Riddle in Baffling Black! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Silent Sounds! (Table of Contents: 15)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Big Rocky; Little Rocky; Dr. Woody; Dr. Alvorado
Synopsis
Two scientists experiments with sound interrupt a gangster's conference and attract the attention of the two Rockies.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman and Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Kane ?
Inks
George Roussos ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, kids!
Characters
Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Send 10 cents to the March of Dimes and get a free color autographed picture of Batman and Robin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dover and Clover
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Buzzy
  4. 3. The Unattainable Princess!
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Pst -- Don't bring in any prisoners right now..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Cruise of the Jolly Roger!
    Superboy
  7. 6. ["Hey Look! A runaway truck loaded with dynamite!"]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  8. 7. ["Twenty six letters ain't half enough in any man's alphabet - I say!"]
    Major Muffit
  9. 8. The Bird-and-Bee Bandits!
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. ["Hmm - Heap strange!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    statement of ownership
  12. 11. On the Beam
  13. 12. Not to Be Repeated!
  14. 13. A Riddle in Baffling Black!
    Dover and Clover
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  16. 15. Silent Sounds!
    Aquaman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  18. 17. ["Look, kids!"]
    Batman and Robin
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes