(March 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
[4]
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-02-05
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

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 408291. Volume number is not listed in the indicia for this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Two basketball players
Keywords:
basketball

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Ma Prindle Murder Case: Conclusion] (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:
Masked Ranger; Steve Delaney (villain); Baldy; Pedro; David Walters; Langford; Hissy

Indexer Notes

Last (Golden Age) appearance.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From the 4 Corners / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Death of the Diver (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

[Death On the Telephone] (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 Kean; Larry Trent; Harold Stanton (intro, dies); Dave Taylor (intro, villain)

Bank Robbers' Defeat (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Keane
Letters:
typeset

[Texas Test Flight Treachery] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Gary Hawkes; Spinaldi (villain, intro)

Charles I and the Rise of Oliver Cromwell (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Charles I; Oliver Cromwell

[Segudora Strikes: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Terry Gilkison
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison
Inks:
Terry Gilkison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rex Darrel; Segudora (villain)

Indexer Notes

black and white story

["Now remember Ginger-- don't do anything to get on Grandpa Grumpy's nerves"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A. W. Nugent
Letters:
?

New Curie Stamps (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Dope Racketeers: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law; The Ape (intro, villain)

Indexer Notes

black, white and red story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Just Like Junior / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

About Dogs (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Browne
Pencils:
Ken Browne
Inks:
Ken Browne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["O'Malley and his Indian friend, Black Hawk, are on their way to town ..."] (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]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
O'Malley; Blackhawk

Indexer Notes

Black and white story.

[Mission On the Yangtze] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war

[The Bedouin Adventure: Conclusion] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Pitlak (villain)

[The Abduction of Regina Rankin] (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; historical
Characters:
Dennis Stone; Captain Klaugh (villain); Regina
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Butch the Pup
  3. 2. [The Ma Prindle Murder Case: Conclusion]
    The Masked Ranger
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    From the 4 Corners
  5. 4. The Death of the Diver
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  6. 5. [Death On the Telephone]
    Radio Squad
  7. 6. Bank Robbers' Defeat
  8. 7. [Texas Test Flight Treachery]
    Gary Hawkes
  9. 8. Charles I and the Rise of Oliver Cromwell
    The Magic Crystal of History
  10. 9. [Segudora Strikes: Part 1]
    Rex Darrell
  11. 10. ["Now remember Ginger-- don't do anything to get on Grandpa Grumpy's nerves"]
    Ginger Snap
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Puzzles
  13. 12. New Curie Stamps
    The Fun Stamp Club
  14. 13. [The Dope Racketeers: Part 1]
    Johnnie Law
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Just Like Junior
  16. 15. About Dogs
  17. 16. ["O'Malley and his Indian friend, Black Hawk, are on their way to town ..."]
    Red Coat Patrol
  18. 17. [Mission On the Yangtze]
    Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  19. 18. [The Bedouin Adventure: Conclusion]
    Wing Brady
  20. 19. [The Abduction of Regina Rankin]
    The Buccaneer
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