(September-October 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

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)

["We like to think of it as a medal -- Sort of!"] (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

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

["...He'll hit anything you pitch..."] (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 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)

["Look at this puny mess!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

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

["His strange magnetic powers save an arsenal..."] (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)

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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:
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • 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