(May 1937)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
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. 8", but the cover has "No. 20".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Spike Spalding
Synopsis:
Mom making her kid do piano practice

[The Brain, Part 1] (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; Michael
Synopsis:
thrown overboard, Sandra and Michael are rescued by the submarine that sank their ship.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in More Fun Comics 21-25. Submitted by Darci via errors list on 2 August 2008.

[The Kidnapping of Spike: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike Spalding; Count Alex; Rupo; Margie: Princess Margo; King Philip
Synopsis:
Count Alex and Rupo kidnap the king

["Ahs worried 'bout mah brother, Jim"] (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 the Porter

[Applesauce] (Table of Contents)

Pincus / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pincus; Joe

[Episode 9] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
D'Artagnan; Athos; Portos; Aramis

[Seeking Big Horn Sheep Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

continued

[The Ray of Life Part 3] (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:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Doctor Occult; Rose Psychic; Nita Crane
Synopsis:
The ambulance crashes and the corpse Occult was guarding disappears.

[The Secret Mine: Part 3] (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; Val Stanton; Hines
Synopsis:
Jack infiltrates Stanton's gang and finds out he needs the Widow Harkin's ranch because the entrance to a gold mine is there.

Indexer Notes

last episode drawn by Brigham.

[Girls' Dorm] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Pep Morgan
Synopsis:
Pep accidentally kicks a soccer ball into the shower room at the Girls' Dorm.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fun Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

list of Connecticut members

[Episode 20] (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:
Rebecca; The Grand Master; The Preceptor; Conrade Mont-Fichet
Synopsis:
The Preceptor tries to convince the Grand Master that Rebecca is a Jewish sorceress.

Indexer Notes

red only

[The Jungle Warlords] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Brad Hardy; Prince Kardos
Synopsis:
Brad and Kardos are chased by a huge monstrous beast

Fang Gow of China [Part 20] (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow Of China / 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; Fang Gow; Legrand; Dr. Bonfils; Jean Legrand
Synopsis:
Jean saves Barry's life by killing his attacker

Play Ball (Table of Contents)

Bugville / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

last appearance in New Comics #5 (DC Series). last Ryan work for DC.

[Gold] (Table of Contents)

Hanko the Cowhand / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hanko (intro); Pegasus; Zeke
Synopsis:
Hanko thinks he's found gold.

Indexer Notes

red only

[King John and the Magna Carta] (Table of Contents)

Just Suppose / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer (signed)
Inks:
A. D. Kiefer (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
King John

["Let Er Go"] (Table of Contents)

Just Jokes / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[In the Wilderness: Part 8] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tom Bradley; Jack Bradley; Harry Matson
Synopsis:
Tom and Jack decide to stay with Harry in the woods, because he's running from the police.

[Gold Gulch: Part 6] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Pete DeAngelo (signed)
Pencils:
Pete DeAngelo (signed)
Inks:
Pete DeAngelo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pelion; Ossa
Synopsis:
The boys meet an Indian who escorts them to the Bonanza

Indexer Notes

last appearance. Red only

[People of the Red Planet: Part 6] (Table of Contents)

Mark Marson of the Interplanetary Police / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Marson; King Sarno; Monty; Gail Hillary
Synopsis:
Mark and Monty attempt an escape but are overcome by gas.

[Alaskan Adventure: Part 6] (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
Characters:
Dicky Saunders; Monk Morton; Bob Merritt; Shorty
Synopsis:
Bob is also captured by the mysterious orientals

Finish LIne (Table of Contents)

Bobby and Scotty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Lewis (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lewis (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lewis (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Bobby; Scotty

Indexer Notes

last seen in More Fun #9. last appearance;

[Island Adventure: Part 10] (Table of Contents)

Woozy Watts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Woozy Watts; Black Tom; Duke
Synopsis:
Duke discovers a hidden message.

Indexer Notes

red only

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mary Patrick (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Arthur Treacher (photo)

[Linda's Stepmother: 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; Ned Flint; Silas Flint; Watson; Linda's step-mother
Synopsis:
Linda's step mother returns and demands custody from Silas Flint

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

Wing Brady / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Abdul-Crim
Synopsis:
Brady trails a suspected smuggler

[The Infernal Machine] (Table of Contents)

Lieutenant Leeds / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alexy Lovy (signed)
Pencils:
Alexy Lovy (signed)
Inks:
Alexy Lovy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lt. Leeds (intro); General Larwin
Synopsis:
Leeds saves a ship from a bomb by flying it away in a plane.

Indexer Notes

only appearance

[Part 9] (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
Synopsis:
Jeff finds a beautiful girl washed up from a shipwreck.

["Give me a dime to go to the movies!"] (Table of Contents)

Maw, Paw, and Willie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

only appearance

["I got you all wet with the hose"] (Table of Contents)

Fanny / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

last appearance

King Alfred (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; King Alfred the Great

[The Dan Bowers Case: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Radio Squad / 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; Jimmy Trent; Dan Bowers; Amos Twist;
Synopsis:
Under pressure from Bowers the Chief transfers Sandy to a new assignment.
Reprints:

["A college man is what's required!"] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Detective Comics #3 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Brain, Part 1]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  3. 2. [The Kidnapping of Spike: Part 1]
    Spike Spalding
  4. 3. ["Ahs worried 'bout mah brother, Jim"]
    Sam the Porter
  5. 4. [Applesauce]
    Pincus
  6. 5. [Episode 9]
    Three Musketeers
  7. 6. [Seeking Big Horn Sheep Part 1]
    Thrilling True Stories
  8. 7. [The Ray of Life Part 3]
    Doctor Occult
  9. 8. [The Secret Mine: Part 3]
    Jack Woods
  10. 9. [Girls' Dorm]
    Pep Morgan
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  12. 11. [Episode 20]
    Ivanhoe
  13. 12. [The Jungle Warlords]
    Brad Hardy
  14. 13. Fang Gow of China [Part 20]
    Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow Of China
  15. 14. Play Ball
    Bugville
  16. 15. [Gold]
    Hanko the Cowhand
  17. 16. [King John and the Magna Carta]
    Just Suppose
  18. 17. ["Let Er Go"]
    Just Jokes
  19. 18. [In the Wilderness: Part 8]
    Bradley Boys
  20. 19. [Gold Gulch: Part 6]
    Pelion and Ossa
  21. 20. [People of the Red Planet: Part 6]
    Mark Marson of the Interplanetary Police
  22. 21. [Alaskan Adventure: Part 6]
    Bob Merritt and His Flying Pals
  23. 22. Finish LIne
    Bobby and Scotty
  24. 23. [Island Adventure: Part 10]
    Woozy Watts
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  26. 25. [Linda's Stepmother: Part 1]
    Little Linda
  27. 26. [The Smugglers: Part 2]
    Wing Brady
  28. 27. [The Infernal Machine]
    Lieutenant Leeds
  29. 28. [Part 9]
    Pirate Gold
  30. 29. ["Give me a dime to go to the movies!"]
    Maw, Paw, and Willie
  31. 30. ["I got you all wet with the hose"]
    Fanny
  32. 31. King Alfred
    Magic Crystal of History
  33. 32. [The Dan Bowers Case: Part 4]
    Radio Squad
  34. 33. ["A college man is what's required!"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Detective Comics #3
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes