(September 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 (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual 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

[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 Reluctant Bridegroom] (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]; Clarice Winston; Tom Grant; Barbara Newsome; Clyde Wyckliff; Allen Tracy
Synopsis:
The Spectre has to protect a bride and groom from a jealous suitor.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 11-27-07.

Radio Bandits (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:
Sergenat Carey; Sleepy

The Riddle of the Crying Clown (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf?
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers] (intro and Origin); Tubby Watts; Professor Gill; Sam Leroy

Indexer Notes

Art id by Jerry Bails, but he's unconvinced.

[20 Years on the Force] (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy

[Theft of the Priceless Paintings] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Keene]; Sam Shade; Maida Coleman

Murder Is a By-Word (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; Bill Weston; The Cipher (Villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dinky / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

[The Resort Mystery] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Desmo; Gabby; Rex Wall; Lucy Dain

Indian Sign (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Hilton (signed)
Pencils:
Cliff Young?
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Sgt. O'Malley and the Redcoat Patrol] (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

[The Great Drought] (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; Adam Igorovich (Villain; Intro; Death); Nickolai (Villain)
Synopsis:
Dr. Fate investigates a weird villain who can stop the Earth's rotation and even draw it into the Sun!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last issue featuring Dr. Fate's full helmet. Letterer credit and synopsis modification added by Craig Delich 11-27-07.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Fate
  2. 1. [The Reluctant Bridegroom]
    Spectre
  3. 2. Radio Bandits
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  4. 3. The Riddle of the Crying Clown
    Johnny Quick
  5. 4. [20 Years on the Force]
    Clancy the Cop
  6. 5. [Theft of the Priceless Paintings]
    Radio Squad
  7. 6. Murder Is a By-Word
    Clip Carson
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Dinky
  9. 8. [The Resort Mystery]
    Captain Desmo
  10. 9. Indian Sign
  11. 10. [Sgt. O'Malley and the Redcoat Patrol]
    Red Coat Patrol
  12. 11. [The Great Drought]
    Doctor Fate
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