(January 1937)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
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

Issue Notes

The indicia has "VOL. 2 No. 5", but the cover has "NO. 17".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spike Spalding / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spike Spalding

["Dear English class"] (Table of Contents)

Alger's Variety Show / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[The Resbian Affair: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandra; Lorenz
Synopsis:
Sandra and Lorenz have escaped from the Resbian prison and steal a plane

[New Years Resolutions] (Table of Contents)

Pincus / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pincus

[Prince of Patrania: Part 17] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike Spalding; Pincus; The Sailor
Synopsis:
Spike lands in Patrania and is mistaken for the king,

[Blinded By the Light] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Don Drake; Betty; Krenon; Queen Zira; Laswan
Synopsis:
Don and Betty are still captives in the Room of Blinding Light.

Indexer Notes

continued but last appearance

[Episode 5] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
D'Artagnan; Athos; Porthos; Aramis; M. De Treville; the King
Synopsis:
The four friends celebrate with a sumptuous dinner.

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Alexandre Dumas novel

[Koth and the Seven: Part 5] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Doctor Occult; Koth (villain); The Seven
Synopsis:
Occult conjures up a phantom army to defeat Koth.

Indexer Notes

conclusion

[Episode 16] (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:
Fronte- de-Boeuf; the Black Knight

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

[Fox and Hounds] (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: Jane
Synopsis:
hi-jinks on skis

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Bedouin Adventure: Part 16] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Hickey
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Lynn Harding; Ali Ben Saad (villain); Captain Chevigny; Ronelli
Synopsis:
Wing makes a break for freedom

Indexer Notes

red only; continued

[The Menace of Little Wolf: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buckskin Jim; Little Wolf
Synopsis:
Jim and Little Wolf may be swept over the falls

Fang Gow of China [Part 17] (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 (villain); Jean LeGrand
Synopsis:
Fang Gow has kidnapped Le Grand's daughter

Indexer Notes

continued

[People of the Red Planet: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Mark Marson / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Hickey
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Marson; Monty; Gail
Synopsis:
The ceiling of the pit is slowly descending on Mark and Monty

Indexer Notes

continued

[Island Adventure: Part 7] (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:
adventure
Characters:
Woozy Watts
Synopsis:
Woozy runs from a stranger

Indexer Notes

red only; continued

[In the Wilderness: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Bradley Boys / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tom Bradley; Jack Bradley; Harry Matson
Synopsis:
Tom and Jack meet a criminal on the run.

Indexer Notes

continued

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Just Jokes / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Duck Hunting Disaster] (Table of Contents)

Thrilling True Stories / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard B. Speed (signed)
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[Disraeli / Benedict Arnold] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Disraeli; Benedict Arnold

Indexer Notes

red only

[The Holdup: Part 9] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jake; Ed; Malverne; Slick Carter (villain)
Synopsis:
Two trains and a plane- a great locomotive chase

[Alaskan Adventure: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Bob Merritt / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bob Merritt; Prospector Jake
Synopsis:
Aerial battle in Alaska

[Captain Hale, Gun-Runner: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Dewey; Stumpy Smithers; Captain Hale; Haggens (Intro)
Synopsis:
Dewey is caught signalling the Hornet and left on a tropic island with a bunch of slave raiders

[Invading the Palace] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bard Hardy; King Marius (villain); Porgo; Kardos
Synopsis:
Brad organizes a jail break

Indexer Notes

red only

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mary Patrick
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ritz Brothers (photo)

[Kidnaped!: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Linda; Ned Flint
Synopsis:
Ned and the G-Men burst in on Linda's captors

Sea Gold [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Grim; Liverpool Johnny (intro), Nubbins (intro); Captain MacPherson; Buck Wilson
Synopsis:
Captain MacPherson breaks up a fight on deck

[Waiting Tables] (Table of Contents)

Sam the Porter / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Book of Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Now on sale at F. W. Woolworth Co. Stores!- 10 cents

[Gold Gulch: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Pelion and Ossa / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Carney (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Carney (signed)
Inks:
Bill Carney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pelion; Ossa
Synopsis:
Pelion and Ossa find a map to a gold mine

[Damsel In Distress: Part 14] (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 (villain); Dolores
Synopsis:
Jack fights Villa hand to hand

Indexer Notes

conclusion

Julius Caesar (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bobby; Binks Julius Caesar, Vercingetorix

[Episode 6] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jeff Roberts; Captain Dennis; Gregory Roberts
Synopsis:
Jeff tries to warn his uncle that the crew wants to steal the treasure map

[Eat Bananas for Your Health] (Table of Contents)

Hubert / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hubert

[The Dan Bowers Case: Part 1] (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; Dan Bowers (villain); Amos Twist (villain); Jimmy; the Chief
Synopsis:
Sandy tries to take on the gamblers, but the Department won't back him
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Do You Know? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Frederic Chopin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Vincent Sullivan
Inks:
Vince Sullivan
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

January issue

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spike Spalding
  2. 1. ["Dear English class"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  3. 2. [The Resbian Affair: Part 4]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  4. 3. [New Years Resolutions]
    Pincus
  5. 4. [Prince of Patrania: Part 17]
    Spike Spalding
  6. 5. [Blinded By the Light]
    Don Drake
  7. 6. [Episode 5]
    Three Musketeers
  8. 7. [Koth and the Seven: Part 5]
    Doctor Occult
  9. 8. [Episode 16]
    Ivanhoe
  10. 9. [Fox and Hounds]
    Pep Morgan
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  12. 11. [The Bedouin Adventure: Part 16]
    Wing Brady
  13. 12. [The Menace of Little Wolf: Part 2]
    Buckskin Jim
  14. 13. Fang Gow of China [Part 17]
    Barry O'Neill
  15. 14. [People of the Red Planet: Part 3]
    Mark Marson
  16. 15. [Island Adventure: Part 7]
    Woozy Watts
  17. 16. [In the Wilderness: Part 4]
    Bradley Boys
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Just Jokes
  19. 18. [Duck Hunting Disaster]
    Thrilling True Stories
  20. 19. [Disraeli / Benedict Arnold]
    Just Suppose
  21. 20. [The Holdup: Part 9]
    Along the Main Line
  22. 21. [Alaskan Adventure: Part 3]
    Bob Merritt
  23. 22. [Captain Hale, Gun-Runner: Part 4]
    Midshipman Dewey
  24. 23. [Invading the Palace]
    Brad Hardy
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  26. 25. [Kidnaped!: Part 2]
    Little Linda
  27. 26. Sea Gold [Part 2]
    Captain Grim
  28. 27. [Waiting Tables]
    Sam the Porter
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    New Book of Comics
  30. 29. [Gold Gulch: Part 4]
    Pelion and Ossa
  31. 30. [Damsel In Distress: Part 14]
    Jack Woods
  32. 31. Julius Caesar
    Magic Crystal of History
  33. 32. [Episode 6]
    Pirate Gold
  34. 33. [Eat Bananas for Your Health]
    Hubert
  35. 34. [The Dan Bowers Case: Part 1]
    Calling All Cars
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Do You Know?
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    New Adventure Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes