(June 1941)

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:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate
Reprints:

[Murder in Baranga Marsh] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; Serge Roltavich; The Master (Villain; Intro; Death); Nasha (Villain)
Synopsis:
A mad man invents a sound system that kills people at a distance and Dr. Fate sets out to halt the senseless murders that have already occurred.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Oddity: in the first few panels, Kent Nelson wears the golden cape of Dr. Fate. Letterer credit and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-18-07.

The Night of Terror (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; The Skarpis Gang (Villain); Sleepy (Villain); Mickey the Newsboy (Villain)

[The Killer Plant] (Table of Contents)

Clip Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Clip Carson; Major Denning; Capt. Payne; Mr. K; Nomina; Terru; Black Jack; Wiley

Indexer Notes

First appearance in this title; continues from Action Comics #36

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kidding / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils:
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks:
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Hunt for Dr. Mause] (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
Characters:
Captain Desmo; Gabby; Dr. Mause (Villain); Jim Sherwood (Villain)

[Murder Plunge] (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 Keene]; Teddy; Lorna

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gags / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Menace of the Sea Khan] (Table of Contents)

Lance Larkin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold Sharp
Inks:
Harold Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lance Larkin; Sea Khan (Villain); Sului (Villain)
Synopsis:
Lance battles pirates in the China Sea.

Trick Play (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Adam Sanford (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Temple in the North] (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; Sako
Synopsis:
O'Malley finds a temple of gold at the bottom of a Canadian lake.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laff Lines / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Menace of the Dark Planet] (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:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; the Chief
Synopsis:
The Spectre battles strange green men from space who succeed in wiping out the entire populations of city after city.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-18-07.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Fate
  2. 1. [Murder in Baranga Marsh]
    Doctor Fate
  3. 2. The Night of Terror
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  4. 3. [The Killer Plant]
    Clip Carson
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Kidding
  6. 5. [The Hunt for Dr. Mause]
    Captain Desmo
  7. 6. [Murder Plunge]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Gags
  9. 8. [Menace of the Sea Khan]
    Lance Larkin
  10. 9. Trick Play
  11. 10. [The Temple in the North]
    Red Coat Patrol
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Laff Lines
  13. 12. [Menace of the Dark Planet]
    Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes