More Fun Comics #65

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1941
Page count
68
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Unknown
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1294

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (The Spectre) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Spectre

Credits

Art
Bernard Baily
Show/hide 1. The 'Big Six' Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Dr. Mephisto (The Spectre) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; the Chief; The Blue Flame [Dr. Mephisto] (villain; introduction)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Bernard Baily

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([October 1975?])
Untitled [Dr. Mephisto]

Synopsis

While the Spectre is being blamed for a rash of weird robberies involving the mysterior "Blue Flame," Jim Corrigan gets on the track of the real perpetrator, one Dr. Mephisto, magacian extraordinaire!

Notes

The Spectre and Jim Corrigan appear simultaneously for the first time. Writer Id by Martin O'Hearn. Letterer credit and synopsis added by Craig Delich.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Baby Ruth) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Baby Ruth

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. Undersea Espionage (Detective Sergeant Carey) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Sergeant Carey
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Sergeant Carey

Credits

Script
Joe Donohoe
Art
Joe Donohoe
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

"We find Congo Bill, adventurer, and his friend, Professor Kent, staying at a hotel in a large South African city..."

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; James Kent; Winston Darrow; Aladi Shami; Tori Sabu; Todd; Randu

Credits

Art
George Papp

Synopsis

Bill assists a gem collector in securing a cursed diamond.

Show/hide 6. No title recorded (More Fun Stamp Page) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
More Fun Stamp Page

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Captain Desmo) Comic story, 6 pages

"Captain Desmo and Gabby are adventuring in India..."

Featuring

Feature
Captain Desmo
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Captain Desmo

Credits

Art
Ed Winiarski [as Win]
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (It's a Fact!) Cartoon, 0.5 pages

"In Tibet there are no cemeteries..."

Featuring

Feature
It's a Fact!
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Model Airplane Club) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Model Airplane Club

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Radio Squad) Comic story, 6 pages

"The Melting Pot, a crowded, seething tenament [sic] district..."

Featuring

Feature
Radio Squad
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Radio Squad

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Fred Ray
Show/hide 11. Colossal! Terrific! Stupendous! (World's Best Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
World's Best Comics

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Gags) Cartoon, 0.33 pages

"I've been robbed!"

Featuring

Feature
Gags
Genre
Humor
Show/hide 13. No title recorded Advertisement, 0.67 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Lance Larkin) Comic story, 6 pages

"In the unrest that characterizes Arabia in these troubled times..."

Featuring

Feature
Lance Larkin
Genre
Fantasy
Characters
Lance Larkin

Credits

Art
Harold Sharp
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Biff Bronson) Comic story, 6 pages

"Biff Bronson and his pal, Dan Druff, are cruising in the Atlantic..."

Featuring

Feature
Biff Bronson
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Biff Bronson

Credits

Script
Albert Sulman
Art
Joe Sulman
Show/hide 16. Retriever Text story, 1 page

Credits

Author
Frank Cooper
Letters
typeset

Notes

Split over two pages.

Show/hide 17. Superman Is on the Radio (The Adventures of Superman) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Superman

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

At the bottom of the first page of the text story.

Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Remington Rand) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Remington Rand

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

At the bottom of the second page of the text story.

Show/hide 19. No title recorded (Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol) Comic story, 6 pages

"On a cold winter night, a desperate figure looks down with hateful eyes..."

Featuring

Feature
Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Sgt. O'Malley

Credits

Art
Jack Lehti
Show/hide 20. The Fish-Men of Nyarl-Amen (Doctor Fate) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Fate
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Nyarl-Amen (first appearance, villains, death)

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Howard Sherman
Letters
Howard Sherman

Synopsis

Dr. Fate spots one of the Fish-Men of Nyarl-Amen in his crystal ball, from a dynasty of 50,000 years before, and sets out to stop them from over-running the globe.

Notes

Letterer credit and synopsis modification added by Craig Delich.

Show/hide 21. Here's What You've Been Waiting For - All-Star No. 4! (All-Star Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
All-Star Comics
Show/hide 22. No title recorded (Wilson Chem. Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chem. Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 23. No title recorded (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Art
Fred Harman
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 22970

Entry created

  • 15/09/2019

Cover added

  • 15/09/2019

Index completed

  • 15/09/2019