(July 1938)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vincent A. Sullivan
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

420 De Soto Ave. St Louis MO. Editorial Offices 480 Lexington Ave, NY NY.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vince Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vince Sullivan (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Kids at swimming hole, goat eating clothes

Swelegant Is the Word For It! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan
Pencils:
Leo Omelia
Inks:
Leo Omelia
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Action Comics #2.

[Two Mysterious Kidnappers] (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
Synopsis:
Sandra follows two mysterious kidnappers and an unknown man into the swamps of Florida

[Man of Action] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy Kean; Jimmy; Henry Stone; Mrs Grady; Mamie; Louise

Synopsis:
Sandy and Jimmy search for an escaped embezzler only to discover him at their rooming house.

[Piano Player] (Table of Contents)

Noiseless Nate / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Genuine colonial furniture from the French and Indian War"] (Table of Contents)

Laughs... / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Obeying Orders] (Table of Contents)

Buccaneer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernard Baily
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dennis Stone; Dango; Captain Slighe; Anita Colby
Synopsis:
Dennis promises Anita to obey orders but Captain Slighe starts drinking and attacks her.

Flood (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Martin
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[A Devil's Paradise] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Woods; Chuck Rogers; Betty Rogers; Vaquez
Synopsis:
In the small town of Santos, Jack looks for help tracking the cattle rustlers

Indexer Notes

red only

Joan of Arc (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Much as ah hates the idea of workin'"] (Table of Contents)

Coyote Canyon Bill / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab ?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab ?
Inks:
Fred Schwab ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

Glenn Cunningham (Table of Contents)

Spotlights In Sports / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Moldoff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography; sports

Cap'n Jerry Meets Cap'n Slegg (Table of Contents)

Cap'n Jerry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
R. A. Burley (signed)
Inks:
R. A. Burley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Cap'n Jerry; Cap'n Slegg; Charlie
Synopsis:
On a Pacific Island Jerry meets another Captain who is abusive to the natives.

[Skating Champ] (Table of Contents)

Ginger Snap / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kane [as Robert Kane]
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

["I could use a couple o' roast beef san'witches!"] (Table of Contents)

Just For Fun / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Puzzletrix / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walter Wellman (signed)
Pencils:
Walter Wellman (signed)
Inks:
Walter Wellman (signed)
Letters:
?

[Dry Cleaning] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Ely (signed)
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law; Brad Dumphy
Synopsis:
Johnnie poses as a clerk to try to get a handle on a protection racket

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Paul Muni (Table of Contents)

Stardust / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bernard Baily
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
?

Characters:
Paul Muni; Tyrone Power; Katherine Hepburn; Charles Laughton
Keywords:
celebrity

["Always Pay your lady friend compliments"] (Table of Contents)

Balmy Bowers / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Boy Snake Charmer (Table of Contents)

Nevertheless It's True / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Moldoff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[Episode 22] (Table of Contents)

Three Musketeers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical

The Trap Is Set (Table of Contents)

Red Logan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [As Win]
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Logan; Sgt Kelly; Roger Thorndyke
Synopsis:
Red cleans up a narcotics mob

[The Booth Mansion Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Marg'ry Daw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Aschmeier? [as Stan Asch]
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Asch]
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Asch]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Marg'ry Daw; Professor Booth; Louie
Synopsis:
After Marg'ry learns of the Professor's plan to kidnap her, he decides he has to dispose of her after getting the ransom.

Indexer Notes

Updated creator credits from Martin Pasko (April 8, 2005). Writer, script, and inks credits originally given to Bob Kane. Credit based on signature found in the original story.

[Frenchy Disgraces Himself] (Table of Contents)

Wing Brady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Hap Hamilton; Jill Bradford; Frenchy Renard
Synopsis:
Frenchy gets drunk and attacks Jill

Lonely Hearts Matrimonial Bureau (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

["What does the lion make him do now?"] (Table of Contents)

Just Like Junior / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Aschmeir [as Stan Asch]
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeir [as Stan Asch]
Inks:
Stan Aschmeir
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Swelegant Is the Word For It!
  3. 2. [Two Mysterious Kidnappers]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  4. 3. [Man of Action]
    Radio Squad
  5. 4. [Piano Player]
    Noiseless Nate
  6. 5. ["Genuine colonial furniture from the French and Indian War"]
    Laughs...
  7. 6. [Obeying Orders]
    Buccaneer
  8. 7. Flood
  9. 8. [A Devil's Paradise]
    Jack Woods
  10. 9. Joan of Arc
    Magic Crystal of History
  11. 10. ["Much as ah hates the idea of workin'"]
    Coyote Canyon Bill
  12. 11. Glenn Cunningham
    Spotlights In Sports
  13. 12. Cap'n Jerry Meets Cap'n Slegg
    Cap'n Jerry
  14. 13. [Skating Champ]
    Ginger Snap
  15. 14. ["I could use a couple o' roast beef san'witches!"]
    Just For Fun
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Puzzletrix
  17. 16. [Dry Cleaning]
    Johnnie Law
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Butch the Pup
  19. 18. Paul Muni
    Stardust
  20. 19. ["Always Pay your lady friend compliments"]
    Balmy Bowers
  21. 20. The Boy Snake Charmer
    Nevertheless It's True
  22. 21. [Episode 22]
    Three Musketeers
  23. 22. The Trap Is Set
    Red Logan
  24. 23. [The Booth Mansion Part 2]
    Marg'ry Daw
  25. 24. [Frenchy Disgraces Himself]
    Wing Brady
  26. 25. Lonely Hearts Matrimonial Bureau
    Alger's Variety Show
  27. 26. ["What does the lion make him do now?"]
    Just Like Junior
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes