(January-February 1946)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-11-20
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

Last issue with features in a variety of genres. Next issue the format changes to all humor strips.

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of November 23 in ad in Sensation Comics #49.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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)

D Is for Donkey (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Million + Murder = Zero! (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
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Million (villain)
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/).

Series moves next to Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) with issue #103.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Thom McAn Blitzed the Bullet Proof Men (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Menagerie of Misdoers! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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: 7) (Expand) /

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

Vacation with Double Pay! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr] (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Handy; Jo-Jo; Pete; Tate

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Series moves next to Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #103.

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

Scuffy the Tramp / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! A five dollar bill!
Genre
humor

Why Everybody Goes for Fleers! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Fleer's Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

High and Dry (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth [as Fred Whitby] (credited)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait'll Doodle sees the butterflies I netted t'day!
Genre
humor

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

History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Ordeal on Wheels! (Table of Contents: 14)

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]; Billy Benton; Miss Fletcher (school teacher)
Synopsis
Superboy helps a poor kid win the soapbox derby.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Bob Hughes and Pat Lang. 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 wears glasses for the first time.

Series moves to Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) with issue #103.

Nat Holman (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Blackie, Come Home! (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; Ark the Seal; Blackie (Ark's son)
Synopsis
Aquaman has numerous adventures trying to bring Blackie back home to his family.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Series moves next to Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) with issue #103.

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 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]
    Dover and Clover
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. D Is for Donkey
  4. 3. Million + Murder = Zero!
    The Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Toss it up, Ref!"]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. How Thom McAn Blitzed the Bullet Proof Men
    Thom McAn
  7. 6. A Menagerie of Misdoers!
    Dover and Clover
  8. 7. ["Colto and Jimmy are flying over jungle in a helicopter..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  9. 8. Vacation with Double Pay!
    Johnny Quick
  10. 9. ["Wow! A five dollar bill!"]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  11. 10. Why Everybody Goes for Fleers!
    Fleer's Gum
  12. 11. High and Dry
  13. 12. ["Wait'll Doodle sees the butterflies I netted t'day!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  15. 14. Ordeal on Wheels!
    Superboy
  16. 15. Nat Holman
    Wheaties
  17. 16. Blackie, Come Home!
    Aquaman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Keith Chandler
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Allen Ross
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes