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Issue Details

Issue #85
Published November 1942
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Cover Details

Characters Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre superhero
Pencils George Papp (signed)
Inks George Papp (signed)

13 page Green Arrow story "The Man Who Reclaimed His Face"

Characters Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Angel; Richard Brigh; Rankin; Arrowplane (car)
Synopsis An evil surgeon turns men into gargoyles and then blackmails them into committing crimes.
Genre superhero
Pencils Cliff Young (signed)
Inks Steve Brodie (signed)

Half page Chief Hot-Foot filler

Genre gag
Script Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters Henry Boltinoff

10 page Doctor Fate story "The Man Who Changed Faces"

Characters Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; Carl Grubber (Villain); Dr. Brennen
Synopsis Kent tells Inza he's been studying medicine and becomes an intern at the Wetherby Free Clinic. Meanwhile Fate discovers Carl Grubber is forcing Dr. Brennen to perform plastic surgery on dangerous criminals.
Genre superhero; occult
Script Gardner F. Fox
Pencils Howard Sherman
Inks Howard Sherman
Letters Howard Sherman
Notes Kent Nelson becomes a medical doctor and drops his cape from his costume. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.
Reprinted in Golden Age Doctor Fate Archives (DC, 2007 series) #1

Half page Jerry The Jitterbug filler

Characters Jerry
Genre teen; humor
Script Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters Henry Boltinoff

6 page Radio Squad story "Case of the Second-Hand Arches"

Characters Radio Squad [Sandy Keene; Larry Trent]
Synopsis Management splits up our heroes and has Sandy pounding a beat by himself. He breaks up a crime and rescues his ex-partner while shopping for arch supports.
Genre detective
Pencils Cliff Young
Inks Cliff Young
Notes Credits by Craig Delich.

10 page Aquaman story "The Unhappy Hunting Grounds"

Characters Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Morrel (Villain)
Synopsis Morrel engages in an illegal seal hunt using electric guns.
Genre superhero
Pencils Louis Cazeneuve
Inks Louis Cazeneuve

2 page text story "Trick Flight"

Genre adventure
Script Tex Dowd (signed)
Letters typeset

8 page Johnny Quick story "The Jest of Jason Biltwell"

Characters Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Jasper Biltwell; Eb Tyde (Villain); Dan Wells
Synopsis Jasper Biltwell makes three impossible demands on his nephew Dan Wells before he can inherit his fortune. And crooked lawyer Eb Tyde does his best to make sure he doesn't complete them, even with Johnny Quick's help.
Genre superhero
Pencils Mort Meskin [signed as Mort Morton, Jr.]
Inks Cliff Young (signed)

10 page Spectre story "When Money Talks"

Characters The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Percival Popp; Hiram Mink (Villain)
Genre superhero; occult
Script Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks Bernard Baily (signed)
Letters Howard Ferguson
Notes Letterer credit by Craig Delich.