(January 1939)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Santa Claus; striking elves

["You think this is safe, Senor?"] (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; Dave; Steve Delaney; Higey
Synopsis:
The Masked Ranger rescues a young man from a lynch mob.

["Heck - the propeller dropped off"] (Table of Contents)

Salty Sam / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Bozo Brogan] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law; Bozo Brogan
Synopsis:
Johnnie tracks a parolee into an abandoned sewer and discovers a diamond smuggling operation.

[The Shadow of a Monster] (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
Synopsis:
A mysterious creature robs houses and murders people, with tooth and claw. And to top it off, it can be in two places at once.

Fun On Wheels (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation ,etc (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Published monthly in St. Louis, Missouri
by Detective Comics Inc. 480 Lexington Ave, NY NY
Editor Vin Sullivan, Business Manager J. S. Liebowitz
Owner: Harry Donenfeld 110 Riverside Drive New York, NY.

Crime in the Crystal (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; Prof Phenoz; Jim Murphy; Captain Dart
Synopsis:
Servants are killing and robbing their masters and then going mad. Is the Indian mystic Prof Phenoz behind it?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Pencils:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Inks:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Ready! Aim!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Logan; Ivan; Jonas Golden
Synopsis:
Red escapes from a firing squad in Boronia.

Learn to Ice Skate (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[Bring Back Frenchy LaRue] (Table of Contents)

Red Coat Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wade Hampton [as W Hampton]
Pencils:
John Wade Hampton [as W Hampton]
Inks:
John Wade Hampton [as W Hampton]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Coat Patrol (first appearance); Constable O'Malley; Frenchy LaRue; Jock; Blackhawk
Synopsis:
For his first case with the Mounted Police, O'Malley is ordered up to Hudson Bay to find the renegade half-breed Frenchy LaRue, who is wanted for murder.

The Spanish Armada (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)

Peekin at Pictures / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

[Air Circus] (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; Pete Barns; Gregory
Synopsis:
Stunt pilots are getting killed right and left on a new movie, so Gary goes undercover to investigate.

["Now Dad, you know Lieutenant Neal deserves a little vacation from his old submarine!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Hersch (signed)
Pencils:
Rusty Lehmann (signed)
Inks:
R. Lehmann
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Bob Neal; Pat Grant; Admiral Grant; Tubby Potts
Synopsis:
Bob is assigned to ship gold to China.

["So you are out looking for more trouble."] (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; Rene LeMaire; Pytlak; Fernandez; Van Blarcom
Synopsis:
Pytlak and Fernandez fight to the death. Meanwhile, the troop is mobilized.
And Van Blarcom calls Brady out into the alley for a fist fight.

["Take that 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; historical
Characters:
Dennis Stone; Captain Klaugh; Kaboz; Daneo; Regina
Synopsis:
When Dennis is injured in a duel with Captain Kalugh, Daneo kidnaps Regina, daughter of the governor to be his nurse.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["You think this is safe, Senor?"]
    Masked Ranger
  3. 2. ["Heck - the propeller dropped off"]
    Salty Sam
  4. 3. [Bozo Brogan]
    Johnnie Law
  5. 4. [The Shadow of a Monster]
    Radio Squad
  6. 5. Fun On Wheels
  7. 6. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation ,etc
  8. 7. Crime in the Crystal
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Butch the Pup
  10. 9. ["Ready! Aim!"]
    Red Logan
  11. 10. Learn to Ice Skate
    Ginger Snap
  12. 11. [Bring Back Frenchy LaRue]
    Red Coat Patrol
  13. 12. The Spanish Armada
    Magic Crystal of History
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Peekin at Pictures
  15. 14. [Air Circus]
    Gary Hawkes
  16. 15. ["Now Dad, you know Lieutenant Neal deserves a little vacation from his old submarine!"]
    Lt. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  17. 16. ["So you are out looking for more trouble."]
    Wing Brady
  18. 17. ["Take that Captain Stone"]
    Buccaneer
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