(January-February 1946)

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

Issue Notes

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


[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)

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.

["Toss it up, Ref!"] (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/).

["Colto and Jimmy are flying over jungle in a helicopter..."] (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 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.

["Wow! A five dollar bill!"] (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:
?

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

["Wait'll Doodle sees the butterflies I netted t'day!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

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 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:
  • 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