(September-October 1945)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-07-23
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.


Million-Dollar Marbles Tournament (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster ? (see notes)
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jim; Jerry
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification as Joe Shuster by Bob Hughes. Gene Reed believes the cover to be pencilled by Stan Kaye as evidenced by the dog that appears on many of Stan Kaye's covers. Craig Delich says this cover is by Henry Boltinoff.

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)

The Miracle of the Mistaken Miser! (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]; I. Havemor; Sylvia Havemor; Andy Wilton; Meachem
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Million-Dollar Marbles Tournament! (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]; Jim; Jerry; Mr. Plummer (owner of Plummer Plastics); Withers (Plummer's partner)
Synopsis
Superboy uses the idea of a marbles tournament to help recover a secret formula and sample of an amazing plastic sent to Plummer Plastics by the inventor on his death bed.
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)

The Mad Bull (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hearse for Hoodlums! (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/).

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

Bit-o-Honey / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Scuffy the Tramp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at this puny mess!
Genre
humor

Dressed to Kill (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth [as Fred Whitby]
Letters
typeset

Figures Don't Lie! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Whitney Ellsworth ?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
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/).

Start Playing the Champion Style Golf of Gene Sarazen (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be-Kind-to-Whales Week! (Table of Contents: 14)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Captain Trawler; Professor

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

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

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Million-Dollar Marbles Tournament
    Superboy
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["We like to think of it as a medal -- Sort of!"]
  4. 3. The Miracle of the Mistaken Miser!
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["...He'll hit anything you pitch..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Million-Dollar Marbles Tournament!
    Superboy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  8. 7. The Mad Bull
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  9. 8. Hearse for Hoodlums!
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Bit-o-Honey
  11. 10. ["Look at this puny mess!"]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  12. 11. Dressed to Kill
  13. 12. Figures Don't Lie!
    Dover and Clover
  14. 13. Start Playing the Champion Style Golf of Gene Sarazen
    Wheaties
  15. 14. Be-Kind-to-Whales Week!
    Aquaman
  16. 15. ["His strange magnetic powers save an arsenal..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  17. 16. Tops in Comics!
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes