More Fun Comics No. 83


More Fun Comics No. 83 was published by DC Comics in September 1942 and sold for 10 cents per copy. George Papp illustrated the cover, which depicts Green Arrow and Speedy battling a giant octopus underwater. The cover inset features an American flag along with the text “Keep it Flying!” This issue features Green Arrow in "The Five Arrows," Doctor Fate in "The Two Fates," Radio Squad in "The Case of the Talking Ghost," Aquaman in "Thomas Jefferson's Treasure," Johnny Quick in "Mercury Messenger Service," and the Spectre in "Leatherpusher Law."

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: Comics


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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: 2013.0086.077Catalog Number: 2013.0086.077Accession 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_1448867

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