(July 1937)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1937-06-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; Vincent Sullivan (associate); Whitney Ellsworth (associate)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia says "VOL. 2 No. 5", while the cover has No. 17.

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1937, New Series, Volume 32, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 343380. Submitted as "New Adventure Comics" and as issue number v2#5 to the Copyright Office.

The last known issue to appear the Catalog of Copyright Entries until after the Wheeler-Nicholson bankruptcy in 1938, indicating the series probably stopped being submitted for copyright registration by Wheeler-Nicholson after this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Boy (chased by bear)

[The Train Robbery: Part 17] (Table of Contents)

Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Homer Fleming
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

[Pearl of the Bleeding Heart: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Nadir, Master of Magic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Ely
Pencils:
Bill Ely (Will Georgi)
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
I & O: Nadir; I: Arcot, Sir Thomas Ellsworth

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sam the Porter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 12] (Table of Contents)

Golden Dragon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

[The Revenge of Devachan: Part 5] (Table of Contents)

Steve Conrad Adventurer / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Devachan (villain); Tangi (villain)

Junior Federal Men Club (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Carson
Letters:
typeset

[Episode 15] (Table of Contents)

Captain Quick / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sven Elven
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
? (black, white, and red)
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Andy Handy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo O'Mealia
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Casabianca, by Felicia Dorothea Hemans (Table of Contents)

Famous Poems Pictured / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
H. C. Kiefer
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

"The boy stood on the burning deck" poem

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Busty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Hermans
Pencils:
Bob Hermans
Inks:
Bob Hermans
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Busty (only appearance)

Indexer Notes

Colors are black, white, and red.

[Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Donohee
Pencils:
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Inks:
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Black and white.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laughing At Life / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sinker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Hermans
Pencils:
Bob Hermans
Inks:
Bob Hermans
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Goofo the Great / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 11] (Table of Contents)

She / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sven Elven
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
? (black, white, and red)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

adapted from the H. Rider Haggard novel

[Episode 14] (Table of Contents)

Tale of Two Cities / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Merna Gamble
Pencils:
Merna Gamble
Inks:
Merna Gamble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Charles Dickens novel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ol' Oz Bopp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 17] (Table of Contents)

Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson?
Pencils:
Alex Anthony Blum [as Anthony]
Inks:
Alex Anthony Blum [as Anthony]
Colors:
? (black, white, and red)
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

[Rajah Maharajah: Part 13] (Table of Contents)

Sandor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Homer Fleming
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
V: Rajah Maharajah

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents)

Monastery of the Blue God / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Munson Paddock
Inks:
Munson Paddock
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[The Tsin Lee Incident: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Dale Daring / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Ely
Pencils:
Bill Ely (Will Georgi)
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: Tsin Lee

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chikko Chakko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ellis Edwards
Pencils:
Ellis Edwards
Inks:
Ellis Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Case of the Clueless Crime (Table of Contents)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Nate Lane (introduction, villain); Blackie Farrow (introduction, villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Things You Ought To Know / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sinker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Hermans
Pencils:
Bob Hermans
Inks:
Bob Hermans
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Train Robbery: Part 17]
    Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  3. 2. [Pearl of the Bleeding Heart: Part 1]
    Nadir, Master of Magic
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Sam the Porter
  5. 4. [Episode 12]
    Golden Dragon
  6. 5. [The Revenge of Devachan: Part 5]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  7. 6. Junior Federal Men Club
  8. 7. [Episode 15]
    Captain Quick
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Andy Handy
  10. 9. Casabianca, by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
    Famous Poems Pictured
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Busty
  12. 11. [Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons: Part 3]
    Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Laughing At Life
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Sinker
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Goofo the Great
  16. 15. [Episode 11]
    She
  17. 16. [Episode 14]
    Tale of Two Cities
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  19. 18. [Episode 17]
    Vikings
  20. 19. [Rajah Maharajah: Part 13]
    Sandor
  21. 20. [Episode 4]
    Monastery of the Blue God
  22. 21. [The Tsin Lee Incident: Part 4]
    Dale Daring
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Chikko Chakko
  24. 23. The Case of the Clueless Crime
    Federal Men
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Things You Ought To Know
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Sinker
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