(August 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; Vincent Sullivan (associate); Whitney Ellsworth (associate)
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

Issue Notes

First issue with slick paper covers. Presumably printed by Harry Donenfeld's Donny Press.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vincent Sullivan
Inks:
Vincent Sullivan
Colors:
?

Synopsis:
Boy chasing butterfly

Easy on the Eyes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan; Whitney Ellsworth; Russell Cole; Joe Shuster
Inks:
Vin Sullivan; Whitney Ellsworth; Russell Cole; Joe Shuster
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spike Spalding; Little Linda; Sam the Porter; Werewolf

[The Gavonian Affair: Part 12] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandra; Counte De Wex; Count Tauru; Princess Yonda
Synopsis:
The Princess is restored and Tauru is captured, or is it Sandra on the throne?

[Prince of Patrania: Part 12] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike Spalding; Pincus; The Sailor
Synopsis:
A sailor befriends Pincus and hides him from Spike's captors.

[Island Adventure: Part 3] (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 9] (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:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Pancho Villa; Jack Woods; Dolores; Don Miguel
Synopsis:
Villa ties Jack to his horse and attempts to drag him to death.

[Episode 11] (Table of Contents)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Front de Boeuf; Cedric; The Black Knight

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

[Battle With the Monster] (Table of Contents)

Don Drake on the Planet Saro / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Clem Gretter
Inks:
Clem Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Krenon; Don Drake; Queen Zira; Betty
Synopsis:
Don battles a giant monster

[The Big Ballgame: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep Morgan (intro)

Fang Gow of China [Part 12] (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill / 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; LeGrand; Fang Gow
Synopsis:
Dynamite in the sewers of Paris! Barry finally comes face to face with Fang Gow!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Talk About Talkies / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Patrick (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Father Neptune and the Mermaid (van Buren cartoon)

[The Half-Breed: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buckskin Jim; Pierre; Trapper Pete; Zeb Halliday; The Trapper
Synopsis:
Pierre is defeated and sent packing.

[Locked Out] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pelion; Ossa

[Gunpowder] (Table of Contents)

Just Suppose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Man From the Fireball] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The High Priestess (Intro); Brad Hardy; Kardos; Lorraine
Synopsis:
Brad and Kardos meet the High Priestess of the Gray People, who has been exiled because of Lorraine

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fun Club / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Episode 2] (Table of Contents)

Three Musketeers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
D'Artagnan; Milady

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Alexandre Dumas novel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batter Up! / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vincent Sullivan
Pencils:
Vincent Sullivan
Inks:
Vincent Sullivan

Genre:
humor

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

Dr. Occult / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Doctor Occult; Westly; Mrs. Daniels (Intro)
Synopsis:
Westly asks Occult to help cure him. Meanwhile Occult discovers an entire boarding house full of werewolves.

[Dewey and the Pirates: Part 9] (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:
Dewey; the Captain

[The Bedouin Adventure: Part 11] (Table of Contents)

Wing Brady / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Ali Ben Saad; Lynn Harding

[The Holdup: Part 4] (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:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jake; Ed
Synopsis:
Jake and Ed are fired for failing to stop the robbery

[Croesus Vs. Cyrus] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Homer Fleming
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Croesus; Cyrus; Bobby; Binks

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sam the Porter / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam The Porter

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Do You Know? / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

More Fun and Magic / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Graysten the Magician
Letters:
typeset

[The Mystery Plane: Part 8] (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; Jake; Buzz; Shorty; Lefty
Synopsis:
Bob flies to Alaska in his rocket plane.

[Adopted By Flint: Part 1] (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; Flint (intro); Wilkins (intro); Mayor of HIllsboro
Synopsis:
The Mayor asks old miser Flint to adopt Linda, which upsets the miser's nephew.

In the Wake of the Wander [Part 10] (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; Kango; Djenal; Filson
Synopsis:
Grim signals a nearby gunboat for help

The Ceremony (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rex Cosmos; Axel Yoke; The Queen, the Court Minister
Synopsis:
Rex agrees to marry the Queen, but changes his mind at the last minute

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

[Rabbit Hunting] (Table of Contents)

Unc / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Unc (intro)

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents)

Pirate Gold / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jeff Roberts (intro), Gregory Roberts (intro); Captain Dennis
Synopsis:
Jeff and his uncle are searching for treasure on Moraga Island

[Love They Neighbor] (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
Characters:
Hubert

[The Purple Tiger: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Calling All Cars / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (Signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy Kean; The Purple Tiger (Intro); Commisioner Bailey
Synopsis:
Bailey's daughter Doris is captured by the Purple Tiger

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Easy on the Eyes!
  3. 2. [The Gavonian Affair: Part 12]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  4. 3. [Prince of Patrania: Part 12]
    Spike Spalding
  5. 4. [Island Adventure: Part 3]
    Woozy Watts
  6. 5. [Damsel In Distress: Part 9]
    Jack Woods
  7. 6. [Episode 11]
    Ivanhoe
  8. 7. [Battle With the Monster]
    Don Drake on the Planet Saro
  9. 8. [The Big Ballgame: Part 1]
    Pep Morgan
  10. 9. Fang Gow of China [Part 12]
    Barry O'Neill
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  12. 11. [The Half-Breed: Part 2]
    Buckskin Jim
  13. 12. [Locked Out]
    Pelion and Ossa
  14. 13. [Gunpowder]
    Just Suppose
  15. 14. [The Man From the Fireball]
    Brad Hardy
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  17. 16. [Episode 2]
    Three Musketeers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Batter Up!
  19. 18. [The Werewolf: Part 2]
    Dr. Occult
  20. 19. [Dewey and the Pirates: Part 9]
    Midshipman Dewey
  21. 20. [The Bedouin Adventure: Part 11]
    Wing Brady
  22. 21. [The Holdup: Part 4]
    Along the Main Line
  23. 22. [Croesus Vs. Cyrus]
    Magic Crystal of History
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Sam the Porter
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Do You Know?
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    More Fun and Magic
  27. 26. [The Mystery Plane: Part 8]
    Bob Merritt and His Flying Pals
  28. 27. [Adopted By Flint: Part 1]
    Little Linda
  29. 28. In the Wake of the Wander [Part 10]
    Captain Grim
  30. 29. The Ceremony
    2023: Super Police
  31. 30. [Rabbit Hunting]
    Unc
  32. 31. [Episode 1]
    Pirate Gold
  33. 32. [Love They Neighbor]
    Hubert
  34. 33. [The Purple Tiger: Part 2]
    Calling All Cars
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    It's A Fact
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes