(February 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
[4]
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-01-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vince 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

On sale date from the publication date and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 408863. Volume number not listed in the comics' indicia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kids (on sled, going off hill)

["Two bits - just to pull a tooth - robbery!"] (Table of Contents)

Coyote Canyon Bill / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Coyote Canyon Bill

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

["The Masked Ranger saved Dave Walters from jail..."] (Table of Contents)

The 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:
The Masked Ranger; Dave Walters; Steve Delaney

["I haven't been able to hear your radio very well lately..."] (Table of Contents)

Here and There / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Midnight in a tough section of lower Manhattan..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law

["Calling all cars!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy; Larry

Fun on Wheels (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

["A rich gold vein was discovered..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rob Jenney
Inks:
Rob Jenney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

The first two pages are red, black, and white. The third and fourth pages are black and white.

Guy Fawkes and the Gun-Powder Plot (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Guy Fawkes; King James; Robert Catesby; Thomas Winter

["Red Logan foreign correspondent caught in the turmoil of a European crisis -"] (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

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Detective Comics 38.

["Get into your things Ginger..."] (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

[Ventriloquism and the World's Smallest Piano] (Table of Contents)

Now You Know / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Moldoff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

This page is red, black, and white.

Scientists Again Honored (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Murder In the Movies] (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:
Detective Sergeant Carey; Sleepy

Indexer Notes

The first two pages are red, black, and white. The third and fourth pages are black and white.

["Grr-rr-r-r"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Cattle rustling and killing - looks like a tough assignment ..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
O'Malley

[In the Clutches of the Purple Dragon] (Table of Contents)

Lieut. 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

Indexer Notes

Story title from previous issue's "next issue" teaser The last panel is signed, "Russ Lehman".

["The half-drunken Van Blarcom has challenged Wing to a fight."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

["Determined to free the slaves aboard Captain Klaugh's ship..."] (Table of Contents)

The 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

["I was afraid they might go off..."] (Table of Contents)

Here and There / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

last appearance. Black and white. Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Two bits - just to pull a tooth - robbery!"]
    Coyote Canyon Bill
  3. 2. ["The Masked Ranger saved Dave Walters from jail..."]
    The Masked Ranger
  4. 3. ["I haven't been able to hear your radio very well lately..."]
    Here and There
  5. 4. ["Midnight in a tough section of lower Manhattan..."]
    Johnnie Law
  6. 5. ["Calling all cars!"]
    Radio Squad
  7. 6. Fun on Wheels
  8. 7. ["A rich gold vein was discovered..."]
    Gary Hawkes
  9. 8. Guy Fawkes and the Gun-Powder Plot
    The Magic Crystal of History
  10. 9. ["Red Logan foreign correspondent caught in the turmoil of a European crisis -"]
    Red Logan
  11. 10. ["Get into your things Ginger..."]
    Ginger Snap
  12. 11. [Ventriloquism and the World's Smallest Piano]
    Now You Know
  13. 12. Scientists Again Honored
    The Fun Stamp Club
  14. 13. [Murder In the Movies]
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  15. 14. ["Grr-rr-r-r"]
    Butch the Pup
  16. 15. ["Cattle rustling and killing - looks like a tough assignment ..."]
    Red Coat Patrol
  17. 16. [In the Clutches of the Purple Dragon]
    Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  18. 17. ["The half-drunken Van Blarcom has challenged Wing to a fight."]
    Wing Brady
  19. 18. ["Determined to free the slaves aboard Captain Klaugh's ship..."]
    The Buccaneer
  20. 19. ["I was afraid they might go off..."]
    Here and There
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