(February 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

[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

["O'Malley is sent to the Rocking 'R' ranch -"] (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. ["O'Malley is sent to the Rocking 'R' ranch -"]
    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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