(September 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 and Publisher); Vincent A. Sullivan (Associate Editor); F. Whitney Elssworth (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

Indicia has "VOL. 2 No. 12", but cover has "No. 24".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vincent Sullivan [as Vin Sullivan] (signed)
Inks:
Vincent Sullivan [as Vin Sullivan] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Synopsis:
One kid pretend barber giving another kid customer a haircut.

[The Brain: Part 5] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Ely
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandra; The Brain (villain)

Indexer Notes

Script revision from Ely to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that Ely only drew this feature and no other extant evidence proves otherwise.

[The Screen Test] (Table of Contents)

Marty McCann / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Cronin
Pencils:
Ed Cronin
Inks:
Ed Cronin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bessie Tuttle (introduction); Gaffer (introduction); Jeff Lewis (villain, introduction)

The Cross Country Race (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep Morgan

Indexer Notes

Script revision from Flessel to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that Flessel only drew this feature and no extant evidence proves that he wrote it as well.

[The Smugglers: Part 6] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Abdul-Crim (villain, introduction ?)

Indexer Notes

Script revision from Hickey to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that Hickey drew this feature only and no extant evidence proves he also wrote the feature.

[Harry Owens Makes the Grade] (Table of Contents)

Radio Squad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Sandy Kean]; Harry Owens (introduction)

[The Kidnapping of Spike: Part 5] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike Spalding; Count Alex (villain)

[Episode 24] (Table of Contents)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Raymond Perry
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

["Then our moms will give us each a dime, an' I'll meet yuh at Schultz's"] (Table of Contents)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
I: Billy the Kid (kid strip, not a Western)

[Fang Gow of China: Part 24] (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neill; Fang Gow (villain)

Indexer Notes

Script revision from O'Mealia to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that O'Mealia only drew this feature and no extant evidence indicates that he also wrote it.

[The Alamo] (Table of Contents)

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

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

[Battle With Lord Zion] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Brad Hardy; Queen Claudia (villain); Lord Zion (villain, death)

Indexer Notes

Script revision from Hickey to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that Hickey only drew this feature and no extant evidence indicates that he also wrote it.

["Look, there is ole Hanko Hare of Grizzly Bar Ranch."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Hanko; Chief Sitting-Down-Strike (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Script revision from Flessel to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that Flessel only drew this feature and no extant evidence indicates that he also wrote it.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jest Jokes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 13] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sven Elven
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Alexandre Dumas novel

[Island Adventure: Part 16] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Woozy Watts

[Part 12] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sven Elven
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

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

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bob Merritt

Indexer Notes

Script revision from O'Mealia to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that O'Mealia only drew this feature and no extant evidence indicates that he also wrote it.

At the County Fair [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
I: Nita Noble

[People of the Red Planet: Part 10] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Marson

Indexer Notes

Script revision from Hickey to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that Hickey only drew this feature and no extant evidence indicates that he also wrote it.

[The HD Murders] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Occult / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster [as Reuths) (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster [as Reuths] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Dr. Occult [Richard Occult]; Henri Duval (villain, introduction, not the same Henri Duval who had his own strip!)
Synopsis:
Henri Duval is an artist, whose talents are termed mediocre. Those judges, in turn, dies mysteriously, impossibly, with the initials “HD” on their forehead. By painting their portraits, whatever fate he paints for them, their body actually goes through. He's about to paint a fiery death for a bound Dr. Occult when the police burst in. He kills himself by quickly drawing a dagger on his own portrait to avoid capture.

Indexer Notes

Siegel and Shuster created a musketeer hero of the same name that ran in the earlier issues of this title. Possibly this villain's ancestor?

[The Dick Healy Case: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Jack Woods / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Ely
Pencils:
Will Ely
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Healy (introduction); Pappa Benson (introduction, villain); Slug Malone (introduction, villain)

[Linda and the Lumberjacks: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children

The Founding of Normandy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Arsonist: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Johnnie Law / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Ely
Pencils:
Will Ely
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnny Law; Smitty (introduction); The Arsonist (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Brain: Part 5]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  3. 2. [The Screen Test]
    Marty McCann
  4. 3. The Cross Country Race
    Pep Morgan
  5. 4. [The Smugglers: Part 6]
    Wing Brady
  6. 5. [Harry Owens Makes the Grade]
    Radio Squad
  7. 6. [The Kidnapping of Spike: Part 5]
    Spike Spalding
  8. 7. [Episode 24]
    Ivanhoe
  9. 8. ["Then our moms will give us each a dime, an' I'll meet yuh at Schultz's"]
    Billy the Kid
  10. 9. [Fang Gow of China: Part 24]
    Barry O'Neill
  11. 10. [The Alamo]
    Just Suppose
  12. 11. [Battle With Lord Zion]
    Brad Hardy
  13. 12. ["Look, there is ole Hanko Hare of Grizzly Bar Ranch."]
    Hanko the Cowhand
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jest Jokes
  15. 14. [Episode 13]
    Three Musketeers
  16. 15. [Island Adventure: Part 16]
    Woozy Watts
  17. 16. [Part 12]
    Pirate Gold
  18. 17. [Alaskan Adventure: Part 10]
    Bob Merritt
  19. 18. At the County Fair [Part 2]
    Bradley Boys
  20. 19. [People of the Red Planet: Part 10]
    Mark Marson
  21. 20. [The HD Murders]
    Dr. Occult
  22. 21. [The Dick Healy Case: Part 1]
    Jack Woods
  23. 22. [Linda and the Lumberjacks: Part 1]
    Little Linda
  24. 23. The Founding of Normandy
    Magic Crystal of History
  25. 24. [The Arsonist: Part 4]
    Johnnie Law
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Alger's Variety Show
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes