(May 1936)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor); Vincent Sullivan (associate editor); F. Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)
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 Swimming (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vincent Sullivan
Inks:
Vincent Sullivan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

New Comics #5 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad version says May on cover. Real comic says June

Are You Listening? (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vincent Sullivan
Inks:
Vincent Sullivan
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Gavonian Affair: Part 10] (Table of Contents)

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
W. C. Brigham
Pencils:
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks:
W. C. Brigham
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandra; Count Wex
Synopsis:
A silent watcher secretly protects Sandra

[Prince of Patrania: Part 10] (Table of Contents)

Spike Spalding / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vincent Sullivan (signed)
Pencils:
Vincent Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vincent Sullivan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pincus; Spike; Phillip of Patronia
Synopsis:
Pincus, a stowaway aboard the ship where Spike is held, is captured himself.

["Ketch that one and I'll give you five dollars!"] (Table of Contents)

Woozy Watts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Woozy Watts

[Damsel In Distress: Part 7] (Table of Contents)

Jack Woods / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks:
W. C. Brigham
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Woods; Pancho Villa; Dolores; Don Miguel
Synopsis:
Jack rescues Dolores and her father from Pancho Villa

[Episode 9] (Table of Contents)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

[Queen Zira of Zeturia] (Table of Contents)

Don Drake / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Don Drake; Krenon; Betty; Queen Zira (intro)
Synopsis:
Krenon leads a revolt against Queen Zira

[Part 10] (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow Of China / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo O'Mealia
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neil; Fang Gow (villain); Inspector Le Grand
Synopsis:
Barry and LeGrand escape overboard
Reprints:

[Golfing to China] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Divot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth ?
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth ?
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Divot

Indexer Notes

only appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fun Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Peter Alvarado
Inks:
Peter Alvarado
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

drawing submitted by 15 year old reader

[The Wounded Indian] (Table of Contents)

Buckskin Jim / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bucksin Jim; Pierre (villain); Mary; The Trapper
Synopsis:
With Jim lost, Pierre kidnaps Mary

[The Airplane] (Table of Contents)

Pelion and Ossa / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Stahl
Pencils:
Al Stahl (signed)
Inks:
Al Stahl
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pelion; Ossa

[Leonidas / Louis XV] (Table of Contents)

Imagine That / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer [as H. C.]
Inks:
A. D. Kiefer [as A. D. K.]
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[Captain Kiddlaw: Part 10] (Table of Contents)

2023: Super Police / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch (signed)
Pencils:
Clem Gretter (signed)
Inks:
Clem Gretter
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Axel Yoke; Rex Cosmos; the Queen of Fortune (intro)
Synopsis:
Axel and Rex are lost in an underground cavern where they find a strange civilization

[Dewey and the Pirates: Part 7] (Table of Contents)

Midshipman Dewey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jack Dewey
Synopsis:
Dewey attempts to rescue the captain.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

More Fun and Magic / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Wizard of Biff
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Talk About Talkies / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Patrick
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Wheeler; Woolsey

[Tutankhamen's Brother] (Table of Contents)

Magic Crystal of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harlan David Haskins (signed)
Inks:
Harlan David Haskins (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bobby; Binks

Fishy Frolics (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration

Definition of a Licking (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Oliver Brault
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Books Books / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Edith Brittin
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Do You Know? / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
A. D. Kiefer
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Metheuselah Murders] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Occult / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Leger]
Pencils:
Joe Shuster [as Reuths]
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Doctor Occult; Burke; Lieutenant Day; Methusaleh
Synopsis:
A madman believes he can transfer others longevity to himself by killing them.

[The Holdup: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Along the Main Line / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jake; Ed; Slick
Synopsis:
Jake and Ed are trapped in an abandoned mine with dynamite about to go off.

[The Hairy Ape: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Slim Pickins / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stanley Randall
Pencils:
Stanley Randall (signed)
Inks:
Stanley Randall
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Slim Pickens; Pippo the Ape; Colonel Fink
Synopsis:
Slim finally gets the ape back to the circus

[The Underground Kingdom] (Table of Contents)

Brad Hardy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. Leslie Ross
Pencils:
A. Leslie Ross (signed)
Inks:
A. Leslie Ross
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Brad Hardy; Lorraine; Prince Kardos; The Ape-God
Synopsis:
Brad, Lorraine, and Prince Kardos escape from the Ape Men

[Devil's Island] (Table of Contents)

It's a Fact! / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Ferrer ?
Inks:
Paul Ferrer ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

credit from Jerry Bails' Who's Who

[Wait Right Here] (Table of Contents)

Chubby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Oscar; Chubby

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Bank Robbers: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Little Linda / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Linda; Butch; Slim
Synopsis:
Linda turns Butch and Slim against each other, but it doesn't improve her situation any.

[The Capture of Duval] (Table of Contents)

Henri Duval / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster [as Hugh Langley]
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Henri Duval
Synopsis:
Duval is captured

[Episode 6] (Table of Contents)

Treasure Island / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Squire Trelawney; Jim Hawkins; Long John Silver
Synopsis:
The voyage finally gets under way

Indexer Notes

last appearance; adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson novel

[The Interview] (Table of Contents)

Ramblin' Jim / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Randall
Pencils:
Stan Randall (signed)
Inks:
Stan Randall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ramblin' Jim Hunter (origin:details); Click Allen
Synopsis:
Jim tells Click the story of his life and then begs him not to print it.

In the Wake of the Wander [Part 8] (Table of Contents)

Captain Grim / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper [as MacFergus]
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Grim
Synopsis:
Grim is captured and brought before the natives.

[The Long Line] (Table of Contents)

Hubert / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
J. Muselli (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Patrick (signed)
Inks:
Bill Patrick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Mystery Plane: Part 6] (Table of Contents)

Bob Merritt and His Flying Pals / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Bob Merritt; Fernando; Prospector Jake; Prospector Jake (Fake)
Synopsis:
Bob finds out that Prospector Jake is a fake and confronts him.

[Can Fish Swim in the Dark?] (Table of Contents)

G. Wiz / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
G. Wiz; Blister

Indexer Notes

only appearance

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. No Swimming
  2. 1. New Comics #5
  3. 2. Are You Listening?
  4. 3. [The Gavonian Affair: Part 10]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. [Prince of Patrania: Part 10]
    Spike Spalding
  6. 5. ["Ketch that one and I'll give you five dollars!"]
    Woozy Watts
  7. 6. [Damsel In Distress: Part 7]
    Jack Woods
  8. 7. [Episode 9]
    Ivanhoe
  9. 8. [Queen Zira of Zeturia]
    Don Drake
  10. 9. [Part 10]
    Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow Of China
  11. 10. [Golfing to China]
    Mr. Divot
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fun Mail
  13. 12. [The Wounded Indian]
    Buckskin Jim
  14. 13. [The Airplane]
    Pelion and Ossa
  15. 14. [Leonidas / Louis XV]
    Imagine That
  16. 15. [Captain Kiddlaw: Part 10]
    2023: Super Police
  17. 16. [Dewey and the Pirates: Part 7]
    Midshipman Dewey
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    More Fun and Magic
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  20. 19. [Tutankhamen's Brother]
    Magic Crystal of History
  21. 20. Fishy Frolics
  22. 21. Definition of a Licking
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Books Books
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Do You Know?
  25. 24. [The Metheuselah Murders]
    Doctor Occult
  26. 25. [The Holdup: Part 2]
    Along the Main Line
  27. 26. [The Hairy Ape: Part 2]
    Slim Pickins
  28. 27. [The Underground Kingdom]
    Brad Hardy
  29. 28. [Devil's Island]
    It's a Fact!
  30. 29. [Wait Right Here]
    Chubby
  31. 30. [The Bank Robbers: Part 2]
    Little Linda
  32. 31. [The Capture of Duval]
    Henri Duval
  33. 32. [Episode 6]
    Treasure Island
  34. 33. [The Interview]
    Ramblin' Jim
  35. 34. In the Wake of the Wander [Part 8]
    Captain Grim
  36. 35. [The Long Line]
    Hubert
  37. 36. [The Mystery Plane: Part 6]
    Bob Merritt and His Flying Pals
  38. 37. [Can Fish Swim in the Dark?]
    G. Wiz
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