(May-June 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)

The Green Arrow; Dover and Clover / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Dover; Clover

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich. First cover mention of Superboy.

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

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

You Don't Need a Telescope! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

A Return Performance (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 [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Million (villain); Nelson Wilson; Mr. Powers; Miss Wilson
Synopsis:
Professor Million returns to crime to help an innocent man stay out of jail.
Keywords:
Arrow-Car

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

["Stop showing off, Quimby..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Modern Cave Man! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Marvin Stein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Tiny; Professor Henry Macon; Roscoe (villain); Slappy (villain)
Synopsis:
An old scientist is kidnapped and takes up residence as a hermit in a cave after he refuses to gives some crooks the formula which allows an automobile engine to take its fuel out of the air!
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. First story with Siegel and Shuster by-line.

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reflected Glory! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Mike; Eddie; Pete the Pig

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

On Target (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth [as Fred Whitby]
Letters:
typeset

Crooked Currency! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Library of Sports (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Professor Goes to School! (Table of Contents: 11)

Aquaman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Professor Archibald Kenyon; Hurricane Hinks (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

["Whee! Isn't this fun, Volto?"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Arrow; Dover and Clover
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. You Don't Need a Telescope!
  4. 3. A Return Performance
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Stop showing off, Quimby..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. A Modern Cave Man!
    Superboy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  8. 7. Reflected Glory!
    Johnny Quick
  9. 8. On Target
  10. 9. Crooked Currency!
    Dover and Clover
  11. 10. Library of Sports
    Wheaties
  12. 11. The Professor Goes to School!
    Aquaman
  13. 12. ["Whee! Isn't this fun, Volto?"]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes