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(May 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-03-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vincent 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 found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 412467.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?

Characters:
Kid (fighting alligator)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[El Ben Azda] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
El Ben Azda (Villain, Introduction, Death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Beany / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beany (Introduction, Only Appearance)

Murder By a Ghost (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Donohoe
Pencils:
Joe Donohoe
Inks:
Joe Donohoe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dr. Dickson (introduction, villain)

[The Purse Snatcher] (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:
Joe Drake (Villain, Introduction)

Indexer Notes

Sandy and his partner dress in drag!

Spring Training (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Keane
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sports

[Danger In San Columbo: Part 1] (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:
The Vulcanians (Villains, Introduction)

Queen Mother Marie De Medicis and Her Favorite Concini (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

movie feature (Table of Contents)

Peekin' At Pictures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tarzan [Johnny Weismuller]; Mickey Mouse

[The Dope Racketeers: Part 3] (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:
The Ape (Villain); his gang (Villains); Lin Po (Villain, Introduction, Death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[Mystery Island: Part 2] (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:
Rafferty (Villain, Introduction); Maozatazan (Introduction)

[In Death Valley] (Table of Contents)

Cal 'N' Alec / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Butch (Villain)

A Palace of Mystery [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Marg'ry Daw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Ahm; Stephen Dean (Introduction); Nahri (Introduction)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Gets His Wish (Table of Contents)

Biff Bronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Sulman
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman (Koppy)
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Biff Bronson (Introduction); Dan Druff (Introduction); Killer Koss (Villain, Introduction)

[Maniac On the Sub] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
B. Hirsch
Pencils:
Russ Lehman
Inks:
Russ Lehman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
A maniac (Villain, Introduction, Death)

[Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror] (Table of Contents)

Buccaneer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernard Baily
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dr. Killmen (Villain, Introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    This Doggone World
  3. 2. [El Ben Azda]
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Beany
  5. 4. Murder By a Ghost
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  6. 5. [The Purse Snatcher]
    Radio Squad
  7. 6. Spring Training
  8. 7. [Danger In San Columbo: Part 1]
    Gary Hawkes
  9. 8. Queen Mother Marie De Medicis and Her Favorite Concini
    Magic Crystal of History
  10. 9. movie feature
    Peekin' At Pictures
  11. 10. [The Dope Racketeers: Part 3]
    Johnnie Law
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Ginger Snap
  13. 12. [Mystery Island: Part 2]
    Rex Darrell
  14. 13. [In Death Valley]
    Cal 'N' Alec
  15. 14. A Palace of Mystery [Part 2]
    Marg'ry Daw
  16. 15. Gets His Wish
    Biff Bronson
  17. 16. [Maniac On the Sub]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  18. 17. [Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror]
    Buccaneer
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