(June 1939)

DC, 1938 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:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

No number or date in indicia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Richard Flanagan
Inks:
John Richard Flanagan
Colors:
?

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
Africans and man tied to stake.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Creig Flessel; changed per Scott Bonagofsky based on discussions with Flessel.

[The Suicide of Major Duval, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Count Guniff (villain)

Indexer Notes

First line: "Synopsis: Barry and Inspector Legrand, while flying to investigate trouble at the Maignon Line..."

["Oboy -- It feels swell to sink my teeth into dis rubber..."] (Table of Contents)

Tiny / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Rosati Accordion Ad] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rosati Accordion / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[The White Witch, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Cotton Carver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
George Newman
Inks:
George Newman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Vosgoth (introduction); Dagan (introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "Cotton Carver, fleeing from the soldiers of the White Queen Kothe..."

["How many?" "Fill 'er up all th' way!"] (Table of Contents)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
a custodian (villain, introduction)
Keywords:
marijuana

Indexer Notes

Marijuana story

["Hello again, Members! Well, here we are right in the middle of Spring..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Junior Federal Men Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[W. C. Fields, Charles Laughton, Luise Rainer, Joe E. Brown, Clark Gable, Walt Disney] (Table of Contents)

Cinema Dust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
W. C. Fields; Luise Rainer; Clark Gable; Joe E. Brown; Charles Laughton; Walt Disney

["After cleaning up the outlaws, we find Jack once more on the trail..."] (Table of Contents)

Jack Woods / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Chambers
Pencils:
Jim Chambers
Inks:
Jim Chambers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wolf Rucker (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Last appeared in More Fun Comics (DC, 1936 series) #35. Printed in black, white, and red.

["He's so fast that by the time he reaches third..."] (Table of Contents)

Batter Up! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

6 gags.

[First Pilot to Fly a Plane in an Outside Loop!] (Table of Contents)

Airecords / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation

Auctioneer Dossier (Table of Contents)

Steve Malone / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Don Lynch
Inks:
Don Lynch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Printed in black, white, and red.

Money Makers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Thomas
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Captured By Col. Benback, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Captain Desmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Col. Benback (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Printed in black, white, and red. First line: "Through the dimly lit streets of Tashab..."

[Young Adventurer Narrowly Escapes Death...] (Table of Contents)

Adventurevents / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["There are approximately 4,000,000 amateur actors in America..."] (Table of Contents)

Tidbits / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Joe Louis; Harvey Aulback, Jr.

["Far up the Sang Do River Tom Brent guides a small junk..."] (Table of Contents)

Tom Brent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Chambers
Pencils:
Jim Chambers
Inks:
Jim Chambers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hong (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Printed in black, white, and red.

["Skip Schuyler, ace man of the U.S. Army Intelligence Department, has been stationed..."] (Table of Contents)

Skip Schuyler / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The New York Yankees [Lou Gehrig; Joe DiMaggio; Frankie Crosetti; Red Rolfe; Spud Chandler; Flash Gordon (??); etc.] (guests)
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball

[The Pirate Ship, Part 14] (Table of Contents)

Rusty and His Pals / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Duchess (guest); Ebenezer Slade (villain); Long Sin (villain)

Indexer Notes

First line: "Rusty and his friends capture Slade and his gang of counterfeiters..."

Argentina Pulls Lion's Tail (Table of Contents)

Adventure in Stamps / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Keywords:
Falkland Islands

Indexer Notes

Includes secondary "Interesting Stamp Items" column and small ads for stamp dealers.

["Our two heroes of the United States fleet, Don Kerry and "Red" Murphy..."] (Table of Contents)

Anchors Aweigh! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
a nut (villain, introduction, death (eaten by a gator))
Keywords:
alligators

["Thanks again, boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Movie Comics; All-American Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Suicide of Major Duval, Part 2]
    Barry O'Neill
  3. 2. ["Oboy -- It feels swell to sink my teeth into dis rubber..."]
    Tiny
  4. 3. [Rosati Accordion Ad]
    Rosati Accordion
  5. 4. [The White Witch, Part 2]
    Cotton Carver
  6. 5. ["How many?" "Fill 'er up all th' way!"]
    Federal Men
  7. 6. ["Hello again, Members! Well, here we are right in the middle of Spring..."]
    Junior Federal Men Club
  8. 7. [W. C. Fields, Charles Laughton, Luise Rainer, Joe E. Brown, Clark Gable, Walt Disney]
    Cinema Dust
  9. 8. ["After cleaning up the outlaws, we find Jack once more on the trail..."]
    Jack Woods
  10. 9. ["He's so fast that by the time he reaches third..."]
    Batter Up!
  11. 10. [First Pilot to Fly a Plane in an Outside Loop!]
    Airecords
  12. 11. Auctioneer Dossier
    Steve Malone
  13. 12. Money Makers
  14. 13. [Captured By Col. Benback, Part 1]
    Captain Desmo
  15. 14. [Young Adventurer Narrowly Escapes Death...]
    Adventurevents
  16. 15. ["There are approximately 4,000,000 amateur actors in America..."]
    Tidbits
  17. 16. ["Far up the Sang Do River Tom Brent guides a small junk..."]
    Tom Brent
  18. 17. ["Skip Schuyler, ace man of the U.S. Army Intelligence Department, has been stationed..."]
    Skip Schuyler
  19. 18. [The Pirate Ship, Part 14]
    Rusty and His Pals
  20. 19. Argentina Pulls Lion's Tail
    Adventure in Stamps
  21. 20. ["Our two heroes of the United States fleet, Don Kerry and "Red" Murphy..."]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  22. 21. ["Thanks again, boys and girls of America..."]
    Movie Comics; All-American Comics
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