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Issue Details

Issue #85
Published May 1947
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing Sheldon Mayer; Julius Schwartz (story editor)

Cover Details

Characters The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles
Genre superhero
Pencils Irwin Hasen
Inks Irwin Hasen

6 page Mutt and Jeff filler

Characters Mutt; Jeff
Genre humor
Script Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Pencils Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Inks Al Smith [as Bud Fisher] (signed)
Letters Al Smith
Notes Newspaper reprints. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-5-09.

13 page Green Lantern story "The Rise and Fall of Crusher Crock"

Characters The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Sportsmaster [Crusher Crock] (villain, 1st appearance)
Synopsis When a superior athlete, Crusher Crock, is barred from all sports because of gross misconduct on the field, he swears revenge against those who would "play fair" in sporting events.
Genre Superhero
Script John Broome
Pencils Irwin Hasen
Inks John Belfi
Notes Writer credit by Craig Delich, updated 8/04. Doiby uses a green signal flare to summon the Green Lantern in this story. Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-5-09.

6 page The Black Pirate story "Brothers under the Skin"

Characters The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; Justin
Genre period
Pencils Paul Reinman
Inks Paul Reinman
Notes Story code: OH3.

7 page Dr. Mid-Nite story "Accidents on Order"

Characters Dr. Mid-Nite [Dr. Charles McNider]
Genre superhero
Pencils Frank Harry
Inks Frank Harry
Notes Story code: AA87. Art credits by Craig Delich, updated 8/04.

2 page text story "Trapline Pirate"

Genre adventure
Script Jim Robinson (signed)
Letters typeset

1 page Ton o' Fun filler

Genre humor
Script Harry Lampert
Pencils Harry Lampert
Inks Harry Lampert
Letters Harry Lampert

8 page Hop Harrigan story "All Aboard for the Trans-Andes Passage"

Characters Hop Harrigan
Genre aviation
Script Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Pencils Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Inks Jon L. Blummer (signed)
Letters Jon L. Blummer
Notes Story code: AA85. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-5-09.