(July 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:

[The Shadow Killers] (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; Ian Karkull (Villain; Intro); Everett Dahlen (Villain)
Synopsis:
Following up the strange sighting of men who appear only as shadows, Doctor Fate must track down Karkull, who has invented the machine making this possible, turning him into a shadow for all eternity.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit & synopsis modification made by Craig Delich 11-20-07.

The Aqueduct Case (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

[The Swamp of Pestilence] (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; George Harvard; Doris Lovett
Synopsis:
Carson appears to battle Seminoles in the Everglades but actually it's white men trying to hide a pitchblend mine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Take My Word / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

[The Count] (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 Dessmo; Gabby; Enid Banks; Count Parla; Eddie
Synopsis:
A spoiled rich girl hires "fake" crooks to liven up a party, and ends up being kidnapped.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fish Facts / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Priceless Art Treasures] (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]; Rivers; Wu

[Mystery in Jungletown] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold Sharp (signed)
Inks:
Harold Sharp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lance Larkin; Nadya Wallace; Satan (Lance's horse)
Synopsis:
Lance returns to Sumatra.

Fatal Mistake (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Baller (signed)
Pencils:
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Bailey's Nugget] (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; Talley; Bailey
Synopsis:
Crooks try to steal the biggest gold nugget ever found in the territory.

[The Strangler] (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; unnamed horticulturist (Intro; Death)
Synopsis:
A strange horticulturist creates devilish plant-killers that he sells to wealthy clients, then threatens to kill them unless they pay him blackmail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit and synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-20-07.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Fate
  2. 1. [The Shadow Killers]
    Doctor Fate
  3. 2. The Aqueduct Case
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  4. 3. [The Swamp of Pestilence]
    Clip Carson
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Take My Word
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  7. 6. [The Count]
    Captain Desmo
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fish Facts
  9. 8. [The Priceless Art Treasures]
    Radio Squad
  10. 9. [Mystery in Jungletown]
    Lance Larkin
  11. 10. Fatal Mistake
  12. 11. [Bailey's Nugget]
    Red Coat Patrol
  13. 12. [The Strangler]
    Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes