(July-August 1945)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-05-28
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)

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

Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (Dover and Clover); Stan Kaye (Superboy)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (Dover and Clover); Stan Kaye (Superboy)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Dover; Clover
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich (Dover and Clover) and Bob Hughes (Superboy).

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

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)

Merchant of Menace! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mr. Melton
Reprints
Keywords
Arrowcar

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Good Hunting! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
John Sikela ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Johnny Meadows; Mrs. Meadows; un-named Sheriff; Rufus Sludge (villain, landlord); Pedro (villain); Slug (villain)
Synopsis
When Johnny and his mother are going to be evicted from their home, Johnny decides to go out and discover something valuable to help pay down the mortgage. However, when he discovers the men responsible for the situation he and his mother finds themselves in, it is Superboy that must take a hand and save Johnny from certain death.
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 title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Missing Musicians! (Table of Contents: 8)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

Learn to Play the Champion Way! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This book I got from the ship's library ought to make me an expert!

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

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do y'want me to get really mad?!?

Blind Date (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Alton Black
Letters
typeset

Not to Be Repeated! (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Railroad Roundup! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Great Goldfish Bowl! (Table of Contents: 16)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Spencer Sailsbury; Ronald Sailsbury
Synopsis
A millionaire commissions Aquaman to find his nephew's pet goldfish.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy; Dover and Clover
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["People like to laugh!"]
  4. 3. Merchant of Menace!
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Wish the boss would shift me to left field..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Good Hunting!
    Superboy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  9. 8. The Missing Musicians!
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. Learn to Play the Champion Way!
    Wheaties
  11. 10. ["This book I got from the ship's library ought to make me an expert!"]
    Shorty
  12. 11. ["Do y'want me to get really mad?!?"]
  13. 12. Blind Date
  14. 13. Not to Be Repeated!
  15. 14. Railroad Roundup!
    Dover and Clover
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  17. 16. The Great Goldfish Bowl!
    Aquaman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  19. 18. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes