(March-April 1945)

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 (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)

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.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

["Pst -- Don't bring in any prisoners right now..."] (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 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.

["Hey Look! A runaway truck loaded with dynamite!"] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

["Twenty six letters ain't half enough in any man's alphabet - I say!"] (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

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.

["Hmm - Heap strange!"] (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:
?

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)

["Look, kids!"] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

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)

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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:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes