(May-June 1945)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-03-20
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)

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
Reprints

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.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrow-Car

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

[no title indexed] (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 C. 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.

[no title indexed] (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)

Editing
Related Scans
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:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • 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