(November 1940)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White (#9-46 or 47); Full Color (#47 or 48 onwards)
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#9-11); Glossy Covers (#12 onwards)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]
Reprints:

[The Golden Curse Deaths] (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; The Chief; Clarice Winston; Wayne Grant; "The Spectre" [Gustaf Gilroy] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Detective Corrigan is given orders to hunt down and arrest the Spectre for doing such a good job rounding up the criminal element of the city and making the Police look bad...and he does arrest the "Spectre," only a false one!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Spectre lives in Center City. Letterer credit and synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-08-07.

The Mystery Plane (Table of Contents)

Detective Sergeant Carey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Donohoe
Pencils:
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Inks:
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sergeant Carey; Sleepy; Henshaw; Jones
Synopsis:
Carey investigates sabotage at a plant building a new airplane.

The Madman of the Jungle (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth ?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Prof Kent; Allen Colby; Jean Villon
Synopsis:
Bill helps an escaped convict prove his innocence.

Mystery of the Mermaid's Brother (Table of Contents)

Captain Desmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Captain Desmo; Gabby McGuire; Captain Smythe; Trudy West; Count Lindar
Synopsis:
In Hong Kong, Captain Desmo corrals a ring of spies that use a submarine for their base.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silly Situations / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Pencils:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Warehouse Flames (Table of Contents)

Radio Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf (signed)
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Kean]; Manny Wein; Mr. Dexter
Synopsis:
Larry and Sandy investigate an arson case that seems to be tied to the mayoral election.

Blue Lights (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert Summers (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Ray (signed)
Inks:
Fred Ray (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Assassin] (Table of Contents)

Lt. Bob Neal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Hirsch (signed)
Pencils:
Rusty Lehman (signed)
Inks:
Russ Lehman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Bob Neal; Tubby; King Peter; Maria; Prince Frederic
Synopsis:
Bob is caught up in a war between Moravia and Bulgonia.

Prisoner of Dr. Zabkin (Table of Contents)

Biff Bronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert Sulman (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sulman (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sulman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Biff Bronson; Colosso; Dr. Zabkin (villain); Titan
Synopsis:
Dr. Zabkin has a formula that can make men either bigger or smaller.

[The Mountain Trail Sniper] (Table of Contents)

Red Coat Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sgt. O'Malley; Black Hawk
Synopsis:
Black Hawk and 0'Malley chase a bandit through the hills.

[Menace of the Nebula] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; The Globe Men (villains)
Synopsis:
A mysterious space globe threatens to rip Earth out of its orbit, so Dr. Fate journeys to the planet of the Globe Men to take out their menace forever. Then he spends the last page defeating a mad scientist in South America.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dr. Fate wears no gloves and his cape is yellow again. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 11-08-07.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Fate
  2. 1. [The Golden Curse Deaths]
    Spectre
  3. 2. The Mystery Plane
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  4. 3. The Madman of the Jungle
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. Mystery of the Mermaid's Brother
    Captain Desmo
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Silly Situations
  7. 6. The Warehouse Flames
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. Blue Lights
  9. 8. [Assassin]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  10. 9. Prisoner of Dr. Zabkin
    Biff Bronson
  11. 10. [The Mountain Trail Sniper]
    Red Coat Patrol
  12. 11. [Menace of the Nebula]
    Doctor Fate
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes