(August 1947)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (editor, credited); Julius Schwartz (story editor, uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Canvas of Crime (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
Jack Adler ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern; Doiby Dickles; Mutt (inset); Jeff (inset)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Canvas of Crime! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen [as Hasen] (signed)
Inks:
John Belfi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
CC23

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Synopsis:
Green Lantern is drawn into a strange case in which paintings depict murders yet to be committed. The prime suspect: Alan Scott!

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Alan Scott works for W.X.Y.Z. radio in the story.

["Jeff sure is fond of his pet horse!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

["Where's Jeff, Mutt?"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Pete Reiser (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Boom!" "Hey! See anything of a twin-engine plane going down?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Waiter, what kind of a place is this?"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["No! That's radio!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Jeff, you never told me about your childhood!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["To who do you wish to speak to, sir?"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Jeff, I got a turkey for you..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["-And then little Jeff went home..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Trapping the Bank Robber (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Bright Star Flashlight Battery / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Tarantula Unmasks Dr. Mid-Nite] (Table of Contents: 15)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]; Tarantula (villain, not the hero)
Synopsis:
Crooks suspect the true identity of the Man of Night, so they kidnap Dr. McNider to prove their point. Imagine their surprise when Dr. Mid-Nite appears to rescue the good doctor!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Post's Grape-Nuts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right! (Table of Contents: 17)

Black Pirate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
OH7

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; Justin

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

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Just ask the blacksmith for a job!"] (Table of Contents: 19)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

["Something's wrong with my foot!"] (Table of Contents: 20)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

The Case of the Tell-Tale Comb (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Vote for J. Fenimore Frog"] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.8 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

"Slick" Pulls a Fast One (Table of Contents: 24)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Perth (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Slick

El Gringo Dingo or Go 'Way, Bossie! (Table of Contents: 25)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer
Job Number:
CC23

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Red Ryder's Safety Message to Daisy Air Rifle Owners (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company; Red Ryder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Canvas of Crime
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Canvas of Crime!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. ["Jeff sure is fond of his pet horse!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  5. 4. ["Where's Jeff, Mutt?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  6. 5. Pete Reiser
    Wheaties
  7. 6. ["Boom!" "Hey! See anything of a twin-engine plane going down?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  8. 7. ["Waiter, what kind of a place is this?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  9. 8. ["No! That's radio!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. ["Jeff, you never told me about your childhood!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  11. 10. ["To who do you wish to speak to, sir?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  12. 11. ["Jeff, I got a turkey for you..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  14. 13. ["-And then little Jeff went home..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  15. 14. Trapping the Bank Robber
    Bright Star Flashlight Battery
  16. 15. [Tarantula Unmasks Dr. Mid-Nite]
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Post's Grape-Nuts
  18. 17. Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right!
    Black Pirate
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Spalding
  20. 19. ["Just ask the blacksmith for a job!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  21. 20. ["Something's wrong with my foot!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  22. 21. The Case of the Tell-Tale Comb
    The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  23. 22. ["Vote for J. Fenimore Frog"]
    Funny Stuff; The Dodo and the Frog
  24. 23. Editorial Advisory Board
  25. 24. "Slick" Pulls a Fast One
  26. 25. El Gringo Dingo or Go 'Way, Bossie!
    Hop Harrigan
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  28. 27. Red Ryder's Safety Message to Daisy Air Rifle Owners
    Daisy Manufacturing Company; Red Ryder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes