(December 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

First issue which mentions Combined Publications, Inc. 125 East 46th ST. New York, NY. which sells advertising for both Detective Comics and All-American Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kid hunter stalked by bears

[The Night Raiders] (Table of Contents)

Masked Ranger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Masked Ranger; Pedro; Marge; Sally; Dave Sands; Grant Whitcomb; The Night Raiders
Synopsis:
The Masked Ranger and the Sheriff go to the Whitcomb ranch looking for clues to the Night Raiders.

["You see- This will lead Rodista to believe I'm just a wandering barnstormer!"] (Table of Contents)

Gary Hawkes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Gary Hawkes; Rodista
Synopsis:
Pretending to be a barnstormer Gary flies into Rodista's headquarters.

["We've an hour before going on duty."] (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; Rocky Dolan; Swami Rambo
Synopsis:
Sandy and Larry watch a cop movie and come out itching for action.

Fun On Wheels (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Dean
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

["That dance was fun, Helen-"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Johnnie Law; Helen
Synopsis:
Johnnie and Helen take on a couple of cop killers on the way home from a date.

Danger Beware of the Bull (Table of Contents)

This Doggone World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal

Twins.. (Table of Contents)

Now You Know! / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

["Hurry over to the factory as something mysterious has happened to Carol"] (Table of Contents)

Rex Darrell / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rex Darrell; Carol Carston; Segudora; The Masked Menace; Buddy
Synopsis:
Industrial saboteurs will stop at nothing to get the Carstons out of the airplane business.

[Devil's Food Cake] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger Snap
Synopsis:
Ginger wrestles with temptation.

110 Rounds of Fighting (Table of Contents)

Sport Data / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Papp (signed)
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
A Bowen; J Burke

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Now You Know / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Mob Fury (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rusty Lehman ?
Inks:
Rusty Lehman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Denton
Synopsis:
Jim Denton rescues a thief from a lynching only to arrest him and take him in for trial.

Indexer Notes

Compare art with the Bob Neal story.

Mary Stuart Queen of Scots (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

[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:
Walter Wellman (signed)

In Memoriam (Table of Contents)

The Fun Stamp Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Murder In the Museum (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sergeant Carey; Sleepy Smith; Gessling

["Proceed full speed to Central America!"] (Table of Contents)

Lt. Bob Neal of Sub 662 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Hirsch (signed)
Pencils:
Rusty Lehman (signed)
Inks:
Rusty Lehman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Bob Neal

["Yellow, eh? Take that you jailbird you."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Van Blarcom; Frenchy
Synopsis:
Van Blarcom is demoted.

["You'll soon learn how we handle pirates on this isle, Captain Stone!"] (Table of Contents)

Buccaneer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dennis Stone; Regina; Governor Rashin; Klaugh
Synopsis:
The governor arrests Dennis after being tipped off by Klaugh
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Night Raiders]
    Masked Ranger
  3. 2. ["You see- This will lead Rodista to believe I'm just a wandering barnstormer!"]
    Gary Hawkes
  4. 3. ["We've an hour before going on duty."]
    Radio Squad
  5. 4. Fun On Wheels
  6. 5. ["That dance was fun, Helen-"]
    Johnnie Law
  7. 6. Danger Beware of the Bull
    This Doggone World
  8. 7. Twins..
    Now You Know!
  9. 8. ["Hurry over to the factory as something mysterious has happened to Carol"]
    Rex Darrell
  10. 9. [Devil's Food Cake]
    Ginger Snap
  11. 10. 110 Rounds of Fighting
    Sport Data
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Now You Know
  13. 12. Mob Fury
  14. 13. Mary Stuart Queen of Scots
    Magic Crystal of History
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Puzzletrix
  16. 15. In Memoriam
    The Fun Stamp Club
  17. 16. Murder In the Museum
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  18. 17. ["Proceed full speed to Central America!"]
    Lt. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  19. 18. ["Yellow, eh? Take that you jailbird you."]
    Wing Brady
  20. 19. ["You'll soon learn how we handle pirates on this isle, Captain Stone!"]
    Buccaneer
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