More Fun Comics No. 77

Description
More Fun Comics No. 77 was published by DC Comics in March 1942 and sold for 10 cents per copy. The cover art by George Papp features Green Arrow and Speedy battling two thugs on a rooftop, with an inset portrait in the upper left featuring the Spectre. This issue features Green Arrow in "Doom over Gayland;" Doctor Fate in "Art for Crimes Sake;" Radio Squad in "The Blackout Burglary;" Aquaman in "Freedom of the Seas;" Johnny Quick in "The Wizard of Weapons;" and the Spectre in "Death Rules the Elements."
This anthology comic series was published as New Fun in February 1935, More Fun in January 1936, and More Fun Comics from March 1936 until November 1947. In issue no. 108 of More Fun Comics the series phased out superheroes in order to switch to an all-humor format.
Object Name
comic book
date made
1942
maker
D. C. Comics, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 26.035 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
2013.0086.075
catalog number
2013.0086.075
accession number
2013.0086
subject
Batman
Comics
Comic Books
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Comic Books
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer

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