More Fun Comics No. 77


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.

Date Made: 1942

Maker: D. C. Comics, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: BatmanComicsLGBTQ RightsLGBTQGay Rights


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Credit Line: Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.0086.075Catalog Number: 2013.0086.075Accession Number: 2013.0086

Object Name: comic book

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 26.035 cm


Record Id: nmah_1448647

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