(September 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

Text story added and some story page counts corrected by Len Wolinsky, August 2009.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[The Lovers' Lane Caper] (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; Larry Trent; Scoop Hanlon

Synopsis:
the Chief makes Larry dress up as a girl to catch robbers up at Lovers' Lane

["The Doctor recommended a warmer climate for my husband's rheumatism!"] (Table of Contents)

Pardon Please / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Psst! There's Ralph the Rat- th' guy I'm lookin' for!"] (Table of Contents)

Bloodhound Brown / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bloodhound Brown (only app.)

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits from Marty Pasko via the GCD Error List, 5 April 2005.

[The Slaver] (Table of Contents)

Buccaneer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Dennis Stone; Daneo; Captain Klaugh; Kaboz; Kito
Synopsis:
Dennis refuses to ship on a slaver

High Stakes Part 2 (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Martin (signed)
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Tiger's Claw] (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

Synopsis:
Johnnie secures a job at a munitions plant to track down a murderer and uncovers a smuggling ring

Henry VII and the Two Pretenders (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bobby; Binks; Henry VII; Earl of Warwick

[The Boronia Adventure-Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Red Logan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski [as Win (signed)]
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win (signed)]
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win (signed)]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Logan; Mr. Mckee; Krug Yemko; the Ompgu
Synopsis:
newspaper reporter Red Logan gets assigned to the foreign office and is off to Boronia. On Board ship he meets the Boronian ambassador who is thrown overboards by his enemies

[Ice] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Kane
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Ginger Snap
Synopsis:
It's hot so Ginger cools off in the ice box.

[Freddy Lindstrom] (Table of Contents)

Sportettes / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Bittsy Grant; Mel Ott; Freddy Lindstrom; Glen Cunningham

[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:
?

[Murderer on Board] (Table of Contents)

Detective Sergeant Carey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Sgt Carey; Sleepy
Synopsis:
In flight to San Francisco Carey confronts an escaped murderer

Indexer Notes

Previous appearance in New Adventure Comics #28.

[Butch's Birthday] (Table of Contents)

Butch the Pup / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab (signed)
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fun Stamp Club / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cinema Dust / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Joe E Brown; Wallace Beery; Eleanor Powell; Eddie Cantor
Keywords:
celebrity

[Episode 24] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sven Elven
Pencils:
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
D'Artagnan; Athos; Porthos; Aramis
Synopsis:
Dartagnan enlists his friends to help him deliver the Queens' secret message

[Fighting Back Against the Rustlers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jack Woods; Chuck; Dan; Vaquez
Synopsis:
Jack organizes a posse to go after the stolen cattle

Indexer Notes

next app. in ADVENTURE COMICS #39

["In the Hands of Kidnappers"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Aschmeier ?
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Marg'ry Daw; Professor Booth; Jack Kane; Luther Daw; Conway
Synopsis:
The newspaper offers a reward for Marg'ry's rescue from the kidnappers

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.

Paid In Full Part II (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Rene Le Maire; O'Hara; Van Blarcom
Synopsis:
Brady seeks revenge on a crooked officer

["Sandra breaks free"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandra of the Secret Service
Synopsis:
Sandra finds herself in the middle of a war between gangsters

Indexer Notes

End of series

["There's a bottle of castor oil on the top shelf"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Lovers' Lane Caper]
    Radio Squad
  3. 2. ["The Doctor recommended a warmer climate for my husband's rheumatism!"]
    Pardon Please
  4. 3. ["Psst! There's Ralph the Rat- th' guy I'm lookin' for!"]
    Bloodhound Brown
  5. 4. [The Slaver]
    Buccaneer
  6. 5. High Stakes Part 2
  7. 6. [The Tiger's Claw]
    Johnnie Law
  8. 7. Henry VII and the Two Pretenders
    Magic Crystal of History
  9. 8. [The Boronia Adventure-Part 1]
    Red Logan
  10. 9. [Ice]
    Ginger Snap
  11. 10. [Freddy Lindstrom]
    Sportettes
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Puzzletrix
  13. 12. [Murderer on Board]
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  14. 13. [Butch's Birthday]
    Butch the Pup
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Fun Stamp Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Cinema Dust
  17. 16. [Episode 24]
    Three Musketeers
  18. 17. [Fighting Back Against the Rustlers]
    Jack Woods
  19. 18. ["In the Hands of Kidnappers"]
    Marg'ry Daw
  20. 19. Paid In Full Part II
    Wing Brady
  21. 20. ["Sandra breaks free"]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  22. 21. ["There's a bottle of castor oil on the top shelf"]
    Just Like Junior
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mazzella
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
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