(December 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)

Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
The Spectre
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Indexer Notes

The Spectre is depicted in grey wash tones. The effect is completely eliminated in the Archive reprint.

[The Mad Creation of Professor Fenton] (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]; Professor James Fenton (Death); The Brain (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis:
Jim Corrigan tries to tie together the strange behavior of a noted professor and the unexplained bombings and threats coming from The Crime Lord, but it's the Spectre who discovers the good professor's ill-fated tampering with the forces of nature.
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Indexer Notes

The Spectre is back in Cliffland. Letterer credit & synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-11-07.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giggles / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Missing Thoroughbred (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sergeant Carey; Sleepy; Col. Dardell.
Synopsis:
The Sergeant investigates a plot to fix a horse race.

[Treachery at Utangi Gap] (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Prof. Kent; Condon; Cecil Vander.
Synopsis:
Bill rescues a kidnapped millionaire.

[The Island of Kolomu] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Desmo; Gabby

[Murder in the Street] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Kean]

One Way Trip (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frederic Wells (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Moravian Torpedo] (Table of Contents)

Lt. Bob Neal / comic story / 6 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
Synopsis:
Moravia and Bulgonia are still at war.

[Dan's Adventure] (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; Dan Druff
Synopsis:
Dan moans he never has any adventures, until he gets caught up in one.

none (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

[Ambush] (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

[Menace of the Metal Men] (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:
Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; Raymond Rall (Villain; Intro; Death)
Synopsis:
A mad scientist Raymond Rall, builds robots to make war on Earth in order to eventually obtain a vast treasure that rightfully belongs to others.
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Indexer Notes

Fate still has no gloves. Letterer credit and synopsis modification added by Craig Delich 11-11-07.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spectre
  2. 1. [The Mad Creation of Professor Fenton]
    Spectre
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Giggles
  4. 3. The Missing Thoroughbred
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  5. 4. [Treachery at Utangi Gap]
    Congo Bill
  6. 5. [The Island of Kolomu]
    Captain Desmo
  7. 6. [Murder in the Street]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. One Way Trip
  9. 8. [The Moravian Torpedo]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  10. 9. [Dan's Adventure]
    Biff Bronson
  11. 10. none
    Laffs
  12. 11. [Ambush]
    Red Coat Patrol
  13. 12. [Menace of the Metal Men]
    Doctor Fate
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
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